Creating America's largest ski resort looks simple on paper. Take two ginormous ski areas -- Park City and Canyons -- build a connecting lift, and behold: America's biggest mountain destination! It's not that simple in practice.
Ready for winter? If your ski instructor mentions carving and mashed potatoes, you can be sure it's not Thanksgiving dinner he means. So don't feel snowed when you head for the slopes. Keep your edge with the following ski-speak:
Nobody goes to Vail, Colorado to eat. Of this I am certain. People go to Vail to whiz down the side of a mountain on a pair of fiberglass sticks. But eat they must, and dining is where the world-renowned ski resort starts to fall short.