Photo: Jackson Hole Resort; Cultura RM Exclusive/Alan Graf; Aspen Snowmass

If you concern yourself only with charging steep lines, you’re missing what might be the most important aspect of any good ski trip. We’re talking about après, of course. The boozing and mingling and chowing down that happens after the lifts stop running (or when you just decide to pack it in—no judgment!). We picked six of our favorite ski destinations and uncovered the best scenes that each mountain has to offer, from the cheapest grub to the wildest party. Because this stuff is important.