It's been more than a century since newspaper publisher Horace Greeley advised the readers of his New York Tribune to "Go west, young man, go west!" to prospect for their fortunes. Long after the gold, silver, and iron ore played out, the West continues to mine the riches of its scenery and snow.
There are few sights more exhilarating than a craggy mountain peak blanketed in snow beneath a brilliant blue sky. Add crisp, clear mountain air, full-service resorts, soul-warming fireplaces