If your passions run from Plato to physics to fresh powder, you may want to find a college that offers both challenging academics and easy access to the slopes. The good news is there are plenty of top-notch schools where you can do both. A quick search of ski areas and resorts in the U.S. shows that you don’t have to limit yourself to the most obvious ski destinations such as Vail, Colorado, or Stowe, Vermont. So with that in…