Sunday River scored highest in the region in the overall favorite category. The ratings were based primarily on readers' average ranking, number of reviews, and specific comments made in OnTheSnow.com over the winter season.
"More and more skiers and snowboarders are relying on the word of their peers when they make resort choices," said Mountain News President and Publisher Rob Brown, whose company publishes OnTheSnow.com. "We believe the importance of reader advisories will continue to grow each year and these annual awards provide a peek into their thinking."
Reviewers were clear in their comments: "One of the most appealing features of Sunday River is its sprawling layout. There are many different peaks and you have a real sense of exploration traveling from one region to another… The scenery is outstanding… Great snow, varied terrain, great trail system… This place is a mega intermediate level resort... There's enough around the area to do including several bars on the access road and some really good restaurants in Bethel."
Sunday River has a top elevation of 3,140 feet with a vertical of 2,340. There's 668 acres of skiable terrain. The town of Bethel is minutes from the mountain. The resort is managed by Boyne Resorts, one of the most respected resort companies in the nation.
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