Where are the best places to go skiing?
You can find places to ski on all seven continents around the world. As a matter of fact, there are 97 countries where you can ski.
Are you thinking about changing things up this year for winter vacation? Are you looking for a different place to go skiing?
Take a look at the list we put together of the top eight places to go skiing in 2019.
Where are the Best Places to go Skiing?
1. Bakuriani Ski Resort
On a clear, sunny day, you can see Elbrus, the highest point in Europe from Bukiuriani in Georgia. This ski resort has roots back to Soviet times.
It is perfect for everyone from families to pro skiers. There are numerous trails for beginners and children and some of the steepest slopes in the country for the pros.
The greatest vertical drop in all of Switzerland can be found here at Zermatt. Another point of interest here is the ability to ski down the southern side of the mountain into Italy.
This year, they will debut the world’s highest 3S Lift. It can carry 2,000 skiers per hour to the Matterhorn Glacier. At 3,883 meters, it offers year-round skiing so you are not limited to only the winter months.
3. Whistler Blackcomb
Located north of Vancouver, British Columbia, this is North America’s largest ski resort.
It’s a great family resort with something for skiers of all abilities and boasts adventure parks and a tree fort playground.
4. Gudauri Ski Resort
This resort in Georgia offers skiing, snowboarding, and sledding. It’s a great place for beginners and amateurs as most of the trails were designed as such.
Expert guides are available to take tourists by helicopter to the mountains and glaciers for the more difficult professional tracks.
5. The Arlberg
Austria’s largest ski resort includes 88 lifts and 210 miles of trails and is surrounded by seven unparalleled villages. Tourists flock here for the vibe.
From old farming villages to the Jägermeister party scene, there is something for everyone.
Are you a more serious skier? This is the place for you. There are 600 kilometers of interconnected ski trails over ten 2500+ meters summits.
The surrounding upscale village, numerous luxury hotels, and the great number of ski instructors draw many tourists to this French town.
7. Vail Mountain Resort
Colorado is well known for its ski resorts and this is their biggest.
There are more than 5,200 acres of skiing with 31 separate lifts. With an average of 350 inches of snow annually, you can expect prime conditions.
With winter lasting eight months, this is a perfect place to choose for a skiing trip. Mestia has some of the snowiest mountains in Georgia so there’s no worry about adequate snow cover.
Which Mountain Will You Choose?
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