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Mapping the 10 Best Places to Watch the World Cup, Ski Edition

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After Brazil's rough game yesterday, World Cup madness is in full swing at the moment. But mountain fun doesn't stop just because of a soccer game, so one question remains: Where is the best place to watch the World Cup in ski country?

Curbed Ski has the answer- in fact, we have 10 answers, including spots in Whistler, Sun Valley, Breckenridge, and Stowe. Check out this map of optimal futbol-watching locations and prepare to find out who will play Germany in the World Cup Final.


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1. Rimrocks Tavern

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394 Mountain Rd
Stowe, VT 05672
(802) 253-9593
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The ruling sports bar in Stowe has some good deals on food and you won't miss any of the World Cup action on one of their many TVs.

2. Downstairs At Eric's

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111 S Main St.
Breckenridge, CO 80424
(970) 453-1401
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A long-time favorite in Breckenridge, Downstairs at Eric's offers pizza, burgers, and wings with over 20 beers on tap. The 14 flat screen TV's are perfect for World Cup mania.

3. Red Lion

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304 Bridge St
Vail, CO 81657
(970) 476-7676
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This Vail Village institution is just off the slopes, and features a loooong, winding bar in which to scope out the action (whichever type you may be seeking). Its convenient location means you'll have plenty of time to play outside before catching a World Cup game.

4. The Square Grouper

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304 E Hopkins Ave
Aspen, CO 81611
(970) 429-4968
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Located just a few minutes’ walk from the Aspen Gondola and featured in our X Games Where to Drink Guide, this ginormous basement sports bar/Cajun eatery will ensure your alcoholic and caloric needs are met while you scream at the flat screens.

5. Avalanche Bar & Grill

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15 Emmons Road
Crested Butte, CO 81225
Even though it's up on Mt. Crested Butte, we still love the Avalanche for any sports-watching addiction. The long-time Crested Butte favorite is rowdy as hell and an overall great time.

6. Brown Dog Pizza

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110 E Colorado Ave
Telluride, CO
Hands-down the most popular place in town to watch any game, but Brown Dog Pizza is known for its intense soccer fans. Come early and enjoy a slice (or three) of delicious pizza and a good beer selection.

7. Collie's Sports Bar & Grill

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738 Main Street
Park City, UT 84060
Park City’s newest watering hole has plenty of TV’s, tasty wings, and lots of beer. There has been a fun crowd for the World Cup games, and we love its convenient location downtown.

8. Village Cafe

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3345 Village Drive, Bridger Teton National Forest
Jackson, WY 83001
(307) 732-2233
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Now in its new home in the Inn at Jackson Hole, the VC may be a little more flash, but it’s still the hottest spot in Teton Village for any sporting event. Catch some rays on the new deck before heading inside to watch the World Cup on the bar TV's and on a big screen.

9. Lefty's Bar & Grill

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231 6th St E
Ketchum, ID 83340
(208) 726-2744
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We love Lefty's for its Monday Night Trivia and the bar also makes the perfect spot to catch the big game. Expect multiple HD TV's and even a TV outside on the deck. Goooooal!

10. Garibaldi Lift Co. Bar & Grill

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4165 Springs Lane, Whistler
BC V0N 1B0, Canada
(604) 905-2220
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“GLC” is know as “the place to après” during winter, but it's also one of our favorite Whistler spots to watch any sporting event. Expect pub fare and a rowdy crowd ready to yell at soccer players for all that "flopping."

1. Rimrocks Tavern

394 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672
The ruling sports bar in Stowe has some good deals on food and you won't miss any of the World Cup action on one of their many TVs.
394 Mountain Rd
Stowe, VT 05672

2. Downstairs At Eric's

111 S Main St., Breckenridge, CO 80424
A long-time favorite in Breckenridge, Downstairs at Eric's offers pizza, burgers, and wings with over 20 beers on tap. The 14 flat screen TV's are perfect for World Cup mania.
111 S Main St.
Breckenridge, CO 80424

3. Red Lion

304 Bridge St, Vail, CO 81657
This Vail Village institution is just off the slopes, and features a loooong, winding bar in which to scope out the action (whichever type you may be seeking). Its convenient location means you'll have plenty of time to play outside before catching a World Cup game.
304 Bridge St
Vail, CO 81657

4. The Square Grouper

304 E Hopkins Ave, Aspen, CO 81611
Located just a few minutes’ walk from the Aspen Gondola and featured in our X Games Where to Drink Guide, this ginormous basement sports bar/Cajun eatery will ensure your alcoholic and caloric needs are met while you scream at the flat screens.
304 E Hopkins Ave
Aspen, CO 81611

5. Avalanche Bar & Grill

15 Emmons Road, Crested Butte, CO 81225
Even though it's up on Mt. Crested Butte, we still love the Avalanche for any sports-watching addiction. The long-time Crested Butte favorite is rowdy as hell and an overall great time.
15 Emmons Road
Crested Butte, CO 81225

6. Brown Dog Pizza

110 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO
Hands-down the most popular place in town to watch any game, but Brown Dog Pizza is known for its intense soccer fans. Come early and enjoy a slice (or three) of delicious pizza and a good beer selection.
110 E Colorado Ave
Telluride, CO

7. Collie's Sports Bar & Grill

738 Main Street, Park City, UT 84060
Park City’s newest watering hole has plenty of TV’s, tasty wings, and lots of beer. There has been a fun crowd for the World Cup games, and we love its convenient location downtown.
738 Main Street
Park City, UT 84060

8. Village Cafe

3345 Village Drive, Bridger Teton National Forest, Jackson, WY 83001
Now in its new home in the Inn at Jackson Hole, the VC may be a little more flash, but it’s still the hottest spot in Teton Village for any sporting event. Catch some rays on the new deck before heading inside to watch the World Cup on the bar TV's and on a big screen.
3345 Village Drive, Bridger Teton National Forest
Jackson, WY 83001

9. Lefty's Bar & Grill

231 6th St E, Ketchum, ID 83340
We love Lefty's for its Monday Night Trivia and the bar also makes the perfect spot to catch the big game. Expect multiple HD TV's and even a TV outside on the deck. Goooooal!
231 6th St E
Ketchum, ID 83340

10. Garibaldi Lift Co. Bar & Grill

4165 Springs Lane, Whistler, BC V0N 1B0, Canada
“GLC” is know as “the place to après” during winter, but it's also one of our favorite Whistler spots to watch any sporting event. Expect pub fare and a rowdy crowd ready to yell at soccer players for all that "flopping."
4165 Springs Lane, Whistler
BC V0N 1B0, Canada