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Mapping the 14 Spookiest Spots in Ski Country

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Whether you're a believer or born skeptic, there's no disputing that mountain towns have lots of ghost stories. It's not surprising, given their history as homesteads, pioneer routes, and mining and railroad camps. Curbed Ski has rounded up the most notorious haunted spots, from hotels and bars, to cemeteries. Pay them a visit, if you're in the mood to scare the bejeezus out of yourself. Happy Halloween, Curbediverse.


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The Fairmont Banff Springs

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Gavel & Grand

Whiskey Dave's

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Big Bear Lake Vacation

Truckee Hotel

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Taos Plaza

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The silver mines, Park City

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Mortonplace

The Wort Hotel

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The Stanley Hotel

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All Women's Talk

Hotel Boulderado

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Hotel Boulderado

The Historic Brown Hotel & Restaurant

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Black Tie Ski Rental Delivery

Hotel Jerome

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Auberge Resorts

Telluride Historical Museum

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Four Corners Hikes

Forest Queen Hotel Crested Butte

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Green Mountain Inn

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As one would expect from one of the nation's oldest towns, there's loads of literal haunts in Stowe. Most famous is the spirit of former Inn horseman Boots Berry. Born in Room 302 in the servant’s quarters, Boots was a local hero thanks to rescuing some hapless stagecoach passengers when their horses. Alas, Boots' love of actual spirits led to his dismissal from the Inn, and for years he roamed the countryside, learning to tapdance (yes, really) in the process. Poor Boots eventually fell off the roof of the Inn while attempting another rescue, and today, he can be heard tapping away on the roof. If that story doesn't grab you, check out Emily, who haunts the Gold Brook Covered Bridge.

Herbert Grand Hotel

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The Fairmont Banff Springs

Gavel & Grand

Whiskey Dave's

Big Bear Lake Vacation

Truckee Hotel

Tripadvisor

Taos Plaza

Succulents and More

The silver mines, Park City

Mortonplace

The Wort Hotel

Hotels.com

The Stanley Hotel

All Women's Talk

Hotel Boulderado

Hotel Boulderado

The Historic Brown Hotel & Restaurant

Black Tie Ski Rental Delivery

Hotel Jerome

Auberge Resorts

Telluride Historical Museum

Four Corners Hikes

Forest Queen Hotel Crested Butte

Hotels.com

Green Mountain Inn

As one would expect from one of the nation's oldest towns, there's loads of literal haunts in Stowe. Most famous is the spirit of former Inn horseman Boots Berry. Born in Room 302 in the servant’s quarters, Boots was a local hero thanks to rescuing some hapless stagecoach passengers when their horses. Alas, Boots' love of actual spirits led to his dismissal from the Inn, and for years he roamed the countryside, learning to tapdance (yes, really) in the process. Poor Boots eventually fell off the roof of the Inn while attempting another rescue, and today, he can be heard tapping away on the roof. If that story doesn't grab you, check out Emily, who haunts the Gold Brook Covered Bridge.

Herbert Grand Hotel

National Paranormal Association