Skiing and snowboarding is hard to beat – but where to go on that winter vacation?
Check out these Top 5 Ski Resorts for some inspiration!…
1. Whistler (British Columbia, Canada)
Whistler is probably the best managed ski resort in the world. A dream for many skiers looking to trek in to the most extreme conditions Mother Nature can offer. There are a number of steep drops that only the bravest have managed to ski over. A guide, who can show you around the couloirs and bowls, could be really helpful, since you may not want to get lost around here.
2. St. Anton (Arlberg, Austria)
St. Anton is considered one of skier’s favorite resorts. Not only is its massive ski area very enjoyable and fun to ski on, the town surrounding the resort is inhabited by some very friendly people and looks pretty traditional itself. To get yourself the best spot, you may need to hurry up before the several hundreds of professional skiers occupy the best tracks.
3. Zermatt (Switzerland)
Switzerland is known around the world for its natural beauty and snow covered mountains. Zermatt is probably the best of a number of high class ski resorts in Switzerland. The surrounding area of the resort offers a breathtaking view.
4. Park City (Utah, USA)
Park City is certainly one of the most beautiful ski resorts in the world. A major tourist attraction, millions of tourists, skiers and families visit the resort every year. Additionally, Park City also hosts the Sundance Film Festival, giving the tourists a chance to see their favorite celebs.
5. Val Thorens (France)
The Val Thorens ski resort in France is the highest in Europe and has the largest ski area in the world. It boasts of more than 600 km of runs of which almost 99 percent is situated above 2000 meters, offering skiers, incredible views of the Alps stretching across France and Switzerland.