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Hey Ski Bums, Here Are the 29 Best Dive Bars in Ski Country

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All ski towns live by a work hard, play hard mentality. After all, what could be better after a serious snow sesh or hike than a cold one (maybe three cold ones?). In honor of the Eater Cocktail Week that's happening right this second, Curbed Ski has mapped out the best fancypants cocktails, breweries, and distilleries in ski country, but sometimes, all you want is a lite beer and a shot, pronto. When you're more concerned with saving a few ducats, rubbing shoulders with fellow ski bums, or soaking up deliciously boozy alpine atmosphere, we've got you covered, from Telluride to Killington, Seattle to San Francisco. Presenting the updated guide to ski country's best dive bars. You're welcome. Please note, the following map is ordered from west to east.


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· The 27 Hottest Cocktail Destinations Across the Country, Fall 2014 [Eater National Archives]
· The Ski Commuter's Guide to Urban Vice: Where to Sleep, Eat, Drink, Right Now [Curbed Ski Archives]
· Beers or Bust: The Best Ski Town Breweries [Curbed Ski Archives]
· The Best Ski Town Distilleries [Curbed Ski Archives]
· Best Ski Town Mexican and Margaritas [Curbed Ski Archives]

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1. Chieftain Hotel Squamish

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38005 Cleveland Avenue South, Squamish
BC, Canada
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2. Mt. Si Pub

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45530 Southeast North Bend Way
North Bend, WA 98045
(425) 831-6155
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3. The Snorting Elk Cellar

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Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, 33818 Crystal Mountain Boulevard
Enumclaw, WA 98022
(360) 663-2262
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4. Tourist Club

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10110 Donnor Pass Rd
Truckee, CA
(530) 587-7775
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5. Charlie's Mountain View

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Mt Hood National Forest, 88462 East Government Camp Loop Road
Government Camp, OR 97028
(503) 272-3333
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6. Pastime Club

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10096 Donner Pass Rd
Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 582-9219
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7. The Grid Bar and Grill

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8545 North Lake Blvd
Kings Beach, CA 90143
(530) 546-0300
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8. Rojo's Bar Tahoe

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3091 Harrison Ave
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151
(530) 541-4960
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9. Tusks Bar

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1 Minaret Rd.
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
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10. Whiskey Dave's

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553 Pine Knot Ave
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
909-866-DAVE (3283)
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11. Murray's Saloon & Eatery

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672 Cottage Lane
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
(909) 866-1444
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12. The Great Northern Bar

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27 Central Avenue
Whitefish, MT 59937
(406) 862-2816
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13. Pioneer Saloon

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308 Main St N
Ketchum, ID 83340
(208) 726-3139
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14. The Casino Club

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220 North Main Street
Sun Valley, ID 83353
https://www.pioneersaloon.com/index.php
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15. Lindzee O' Michaels Mixologists

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825 Main St.
Park City, UT 84060
(435) 658-1183
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16. No Name Saloon and Grill

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1685 Bonanza Dr
Park City, UT
(435) 649-6615
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17. O'Shucks Bar & Grill

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427 Main St
Park City, UT 84060
(435) 645-3999
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18. Village Cafe

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Bridger-Teton National Forest, 3345 Village Drive
Jackson, WY 83001
(307) 733-2311
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19. Stagecoach Bar

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5755 W Highway 22
Wilson, WY 83014
(307) 733-4407
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20. O'Bannon's

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121 S. Fir St.
Telluride, CO 81435
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21. Last Dollar Saloon

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100 East Colorado Avenue
Telluride, CO 81435
(970) 728-4800
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22. Kochevars

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127 Elk Avenue
Crested Butte, CO 81224
(970) 349-6745
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23. Moose Jaw

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208 Main Street
Frisco, CO 80443
(970) 668-3931
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24. Minturn Saloon

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146 Main St.
Minturn, CO 81645
(970) 827-5954
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25. The Black Nugget

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403 Main Street
Carbondale, CO 81623
(970) 963-4498
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26. Tom's Loft Tavern

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300 Mountain Road
Ludlow, VT 05149
(802) 228-5638
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27. JAX Food & Games

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1667 Killington Road
Killington, VT 05751
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28. Matterhorn Ski Bar

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292 Sunday River Road
Newry, ME 04261
(207) 824-6836
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29. The Rack BBQ

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5016 Access Road
Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947
(207) 237-2211
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1. Chieftain Hotel Squamish

38005 Cleveland Avenue South, Squamish, BC, Canada
Photo from Booked.net
38005 Cleveland Avenue South, Squamish
BC, Canada

2. Mt. Si Pub

45530 Southeast North Bend Way, North Bend, WA 98045
Photo from Mt. Si Pub
45530 Southeast North Bend Way
North Bend, WA 98045

3. The Snorting Elk Cellar

Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, 33818 Crystal Mountain Boulevard, Enumclaw, WA 98022
Photo from Trip Advisor
Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, 33818 Crystal Mountain Boulevard
Enumclaw, WA 98022

4. Tourist Club

10110 Donnor Pass Rd, Truckee, CA
Photo from Trip Advisor
10110 Donnor Pass Rd
Truckee, CA

5. Charlie's Mountain View

Mt Hood National Forest, 88462 East Government Camp Loop Road, Government Camp, OR 97028
Photo from Westbound Boarder
Mt Hood National Forest, 88462 East Government Camp Loop Road
Government Camp, OR 97028

6. Pastime Club

10096 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161
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10096 Donner Pass Rd
Truckee, CA 96161

7. The Grid Bar and Grill

8545 North Lake Blvd, Kings Beach, CA 90143
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8545 North Lake Blvd
Kings Beach, CA 90143

8. Rojo's Bar Tahoe

3091 Harrison Ave, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151
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3091 Harrison Ave
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151

9. Tusks Bar

1 Minaret Rd., Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
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1 Minaret Rd.
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546

10. Whiskey Dave's

553 Pine Knot Ave, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
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553 Pine Knot Ave
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

11. Murray's Saloon & Eatery

672 Cottage Lane, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315
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672 Cottage Lane
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

12. The Great Northern Bar

27 Central Avenue, Whitefish, MT 59937
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27 Central Avenue
Whitefish, MT 59937

13. Pioneer Saloon

308 Main St N, Ketchum, ID 83340
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308 Main St N
Ketchum, ID 83340

14. The Casino Club

220 North Main Street, Sun Valley, ID 83353
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220 North Main Street
Sun Valley, ID 83353

15. Lindzee O' Michaels Mixologists

825 Main St., Park City, UT 84060
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825 Main St.
Park City, UT 84060

16. No Name Saloon and Grill

1685 Bonanza Dr, Park City, UT
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1685 Bonanza Dr
Park City, UT

17. O'Shucks Bar & Grill

427 Main St, Park City, UT 84060
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427 Main St
Park City, UT 84060

18. Village Cafe

Bridger-Teton National Forest, 3345 Village Drive, Jackson, WY 83001
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Bridger-Teton National Forest, 3345 Village Drive
Jackson, WY 83001

19. Stagecoach Bar

5755 W Highway 22, Wilson, WY 83014
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5755 W Highway 22
Wilson, WY 83014

20. O'Bannon's

121 S. Fir St., Telluride, CO 81435
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121 S. Fir St.
Telluride, CO 81435

21. Last Dollar Saloon

100 East Colorado Avenue, Telluride, CO 81435
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100 East Colorado Avenue
Telluride, CO 81435

22. Kochevars

127 Elk Avenue, Crested Butte, CO 81224
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127 Elk Avenue
Crested Butte, CO 81224

23. Moose Jaw

208 Main Street, Frisco, CO 80443
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208 Main Street
Frisco, CO 80443

24. Minturn Saloon

146 Main St., Minturn, CO 81645
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146 Main St.
Minturn, CO 81645

25. The Black Nugget

403 Main Street, Carbondale, CO 81623
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403 Main Street
Carbondale, CO 81623

26. Tom's Loft Tavern

300 Mountain Road, Ludlow, VT 05149
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300 Mountain Road
Ludlow, VT 05149

27. JAX Food & Games

1667 Killington Road, Killington, VT 05751
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1667 Killington Road
Killington, VT 05751

28. Matterhorn Ski Bar

292 Sunday River Road, Newry, ME 04261
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292 Sunday River Road
Newry, ME 04261

29. The Rack BBQ

5016 Access Road, Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947
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5016 Access Road
Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947