so many choices there. tahoe, bachelor, hood, baker, jackson, CO, etc. ..
if part of your motivation is just to travel it might help to know if you've been to any resorts down here before, what style of shredding you're doing or want to do, what states you've already visited.... if it was me i'd go to jackson area or baker cuz that's the type of shred me loves.
Yeah, a little description would help. Well I have travelled all over Montana in the summer months. I think Whitefish is too close and the conditions would be the same right over the border where I board: Castle Mountain Resort.
I have never snowboarded in the US before, only fly fishing.
I like steep shit (minimum 45 degrees) and deep powder. Not a fan of parks or groomers.
And it seems like the tickets anywhere in Western US will be fairly cheap. I will definately google Baker and have a looky looky.