Ranked by BestRetirementDestinations.com: Top 30 Ski & Snow Retirement Communities for December 2009

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Online PR News – 07-December-2009 – – Plymouth, IN- BestRetirementDestinations.com has ranked the Top Ski and Snow Retirement Destinations for this month.

Ski and snow retirement destinations offer activities for every retiree. Whether you are a thrill-seeker who enjoys hurling one’s self down a frigid slope or the lounging type that enjoys hot cocoa near a cozy fire, these Top Ski and Snow Retirement Communities are determined to get your attention:

1. Roaring Fork Club- Basalt, Colorado
2. Glenwild- Park City, Utah
3. The Ritz-Carlton Residences (Vail)- Vail, Colorado
4. The Grand Lodge at Empire Pass- Park City, Utah
5. Hideout Canyon- Salt Lake City, Utah
6. The Colony at White Pine Canyon- Park City, Utah
7. Red Ledges- Heber City, Utah
8. Sunriver Resort- Sunriver, Oregon
9. Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort- Durango, Colorado
10. The Glacier Club- Durango, Colorado
11. One Ski Hill Place- Vail, Colorado
12. Kadenwood- Vancouver, BC, Canada
13. Daley Ranch- Dillon, Colorado
14. Bright’s Creek- Mill Spring, North Carolina
15. Barn Village at Steamboat Springs- Steamboat Spring, Colorado
16. The Divide at Bald Rock- Sapphire, North Carolina
17. The St. Regis Resort & Residences, Deer Crest- Park City, Utah
18. Copper Mountain- Copper Mountain, Colorado
19. Brian Head Resort- Brian Head, Utah
20. Huntsman Springs- Driggs, Idaho
21. Mount Washington Resort- Bretton Woods , New Hampshire
22. Echota- Boone, North Carolina
23. Adam’s Rib Ranch- Eagle, Colorado
24. Nakoma- Park City, Utah
25. Arrabelle Resort at Vail Square- Vail, California
26. The Retreat on White Rock Mountain- Lewisburg, West Virginia
27. Talisker Club- Tuhaye, Utah
28. Lake Placid- Lake Placid New York
29. The Powder Horn- Sheridan, Wyoming
30. 49° North- Chewelah, Washington

Each destination was reviewed using evaluation criteria for ski and snow retirement communities. This criterion includes: Lodge Facilities, Ski Slopes, Scenic Beauty, Safety/Security, and Proximity of Medical Services.

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