A ski resort is a ski resort and amenities to make it a destination location. These include a village of accommodations and other amenities next to the ski area. Ski resorts often have other activities to engage in addition to skiing and snowboarding, as snowmobiles, sledding, horse and sleigh, dog sledding, ice skating, indoor and outdoor swimming, and hottubbing, game rooms, and local forms of entertainment, as clubs, cinemas, theaters and cabarets. Ski resorts can be spontaneous and totally devoted to the ski tourism (such as Vail ski resort), or they may be in the vicinity of a village or a city, the existence of a significant prior to the ski resort, as Jackson Hole, Wyoming, or Park City, Utah.
A ski area is a recreational facility, usually on a mountain or large hill, which slopes and vital supportive services. It is for a ski area to have food, rental equipment, parking facilities and a ski lift system that the sports skiing and snowboarding. Usually located in the high mountain (or at least well-cultivated hills) for the best snow cover, they are ubiquitous in areas where skiing is a popular pastime. The roads are usually labeled and known as running routes or trails. Ski resorts usually one or more chair lifts for skiers move quickly to the top of hills, and the networking of different slopes. Rope tows can also be used on short runways (as a rule beginner hills or slopes Rabbit). Larger ski resorts can gondolas and aerial tramways for transportation over long distances within the ski area.