One of the biggest dilemmas for ski lovers all around the globe is when and where to ride this year? Most popular ski resort destinations are Europe and Canada, attracting powder hounds from all corners of the world, looking for big slopes and perfect snow. If you’re wondering when to plan your ski holiday, probably the best time for most European and North American ski resorts would range from December all the way to April. To make the choice easier, we made a list of our top picks for your next ski holiday.
One of the most popular European ski resorts, according to travelers and snow lovers is Val Thorens. Spreading over a vast area of three valleys and along 600 kilometers of interconnected runs, this amazing New World resort is situated at an altitude of 2.3 kilometers, making it the highest resort in Europe. For all those looking for sporty and innovative mountain style resort, with a variety of activities like snowshoeing, sledding and mountain biking on snow, Val Thorens is a place to go.
Nestled beneath the mountains in British Columbia, Whitewater Ski Resort is one of the top destinations Canada has to offer. With impressive 12 meters of snowfall per year, this Whitewater is a multiple award winning champion among ski resorts, equipped with excellent facilities, a triple chair lift and a breath-taking mountain terrain.
For all of those adventure loving powder hounds, looking to carve their ski tracks off the path, we recommend Girdwood, a former gold mining town deep in the Chugach Mountains in Alaska. Another top destination for adventurous skiers is Fernie, a small town in Canada offering most spectacular terrain and finest ski snow one can find. All that with a variety of charming restaurants and an abundance of cozy accommodation this ski resort has to offer.