Ski towns are full of history, often of the gold, silver, and coal mining variety. This means that although the first destination ski areas in the United States weren't founded until the 1930s (Sun Valley installed the resort's first chairlifts in 1936), some of ski country's oldest bars and restaurants actually date back to the 1870s. In honor of Eater's first-ever Classics Week, a week that looks at everything old-timey and iconic, Curbed Ski rounded up the oldest bars and restaurants from Lake Tahoe to Jackson Hole. We've got 17 iconic establishments full of taxidermy, wood-paneled interiors, and saddle bar stools, coming up.
Please note, the establishments are listed in no particular order.
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