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Beaver Mountain Ski Area. Owned and operated by the same family since 1939, this locals' favorite offers skiing as it was before it became a rich man's sport. A terrain park invites aerial tricks. There aren't any trendy nightspots at the foot of this mountain, just an old-fashioned A-frame lodge with burgers and chili. 40000 E. Hwy. 89, Bear Lake State Park, UT, 84028. 435/946–3610 or 435/753–0921. www.skithebeav.com. Lift tickets $48. 1,600-ft vertical drop; 664 skiable acres; 45 runs; 35% beginner, 40% intermediate, 25% advanced; 2 double chairs, 2 triple chairs, 1 surface lift.