The 10 most expensive ski towns in America -- and how much it costs to buy a home there

ShutterstockThe typical home in Park City, Utah, costs over $US1 million.

Owning a vacation home is a hallmark of the 1%.

While most Americans will shell out hundreds of dollars a weekend for hotel rooms or home rentals in the most popular ski towns, the richest of the rich can afford to put down roots. recently published a list of the most expensive ski towns in the US and how much it would cost to buy a home there this winter season.

The site started with a list of more than 300 ski resorts and then located the nearest town or city in those areas, eliminating any with less than 50 homes for sale and including only one city per state.

Below, check out 10 of the most expensive ski towns to buy a home this season, with prices ranging from $US598,000 to over $US2 million.

10. Stowe, Vermont

Median listing price: $US598,000

9. Sun Valley, Idaho

Median listing price: $US622,000

8. Mahwah, New Jersey

Median listing price: $US658,000

7. Truckee, California

Median listing price: $US678,000

6. Cashiers, North Carolina

Median listing price: $US718,000

5. Big Sky, Montana

Median listing price: $US894,000

4. Incline Village, Nevada

Median listing price: $US1.07 million

3. Park City, Utah

Median listing price: $US1.30 million

2. Jackson, Wyoming

Median listing price: $US1.32 million

1. Aspen, Colorado

Median listing price: $US2.12 million

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