There’s no denying it—you’ve got ulterior motives for skiing: architecturally ambitious jacuzzis.
Independent film festivals. Basically everything/everyone in the Alps. Here are five chalets that can help
you live the dream, without leaving America.
Your Sundance plans keep evolving. Seven master bedrooms, eight fireplaces and one private movie theater for
alternative screenings evolving. Should you grow weary of cinema, use the ski-in, ski-out gondola leading to
Deer Crest and Deer Valley. We won’t tell Redford you snuck out.
Skiing: a gateway to other winter sports. Especially when you have a sizable frozen pond pre-stocked with
fish that easily converts to an illuminated ice-skating rink at night. (Maybe put some cones up after ice
Steamboat Springs, CO
Two existing ski homes, combined to form one massive, nearly 10,000-square-foot mega-chalet. In addition to
expected top-end chalet trappings (10 bedrooms, forest-facing patio jacuzzi), you’ve got foosball, pool
and board games for off-piste competition. We know you come to Colorado for the Connect Four.
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Big Sky, MT
No shortage of wood or leather furnishings at this spacious perch overlooking the Spanish Peaks of Cowboy
Country, otherwise known as Montana. Your first mission: following the ski run that takes you to a nearby
high-speed lift. Then: après-cowboy-skiing hot-tubbing. You’ve earned it.
Lake Tahoe, CA
This one resembles a large, well-appointed Rubik’s Cube. (Think: opening scene of Sleeper, but
for skiing.) Floor-to-ceiling glass windows overlooking the mountains, and a saltwater jacuzzi. Saltwater
jacuzzis are the new non-saltwater jacuzzis.