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Thursday, 24 October 2013

Top 5 Places to Ski and Snowboard for This Winter

Val d'Isere, France - Chambery
Placed in the Tarentaise Valley in the French region, Val d'Isere is one of the most accepted ski resorts in Europe, thanks to its rural community charm, well-located location (easily accessible from Chambery, Lyon and Geneva), and outstanding snow consistency. Val d'Isere's renowned 'Funpark' (pictured below) is particularly trendy amongst snowboard freestylers.


Val d'Isere Ski Resort
To be found in the Pyrenees flanked by France and Spain, Andorra offers an assortment of excellent ski resorts of which Pas de la Casa is the most admired. The state as a whole survives off its tourism diligence and welcomes over 10 million guests a year. Pas de la Casa is particularly well-liked amongst adolescent people and also due to Andorra's rank as a Principality which results in extremely low tax. Pas de la Casa is grand on a budget!

Park City, Utah - Salt Lake City
Park City Mountain Resort in Utah tenders skiing and snowboarding at all facility levels, and is recurrently used by US National Ski Team as a live out ground. The slalom and giant slalom runs are not for the quiet of heart!

Whistler Blackcomb, Canada - Vancouver
Ever required to ski at an Olympic resort? Well the trendy Whistler Blackcomb resort in Canada was preferred as the Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. If you're searching for more than just skislopes, Whistler also put forward 'Heli-Skiing' (where a helicopter accompany your run to capture you on HD video), sleigh rides and the admired 'Peak 2 Peak' ride  a 4.4 kilometre ride flanked by the Whistler and Blackcomb mountains.


St. Moritz, Switzerland - Zurich

Among one of the most fashionable ski towns in the world, St. Moritz in Switzerland offers 350km of ski runs along with a large quantity of apr├Ęs-ski activities. The comfortable mountain resort offers costly boutiques, warm spas and holds the 'Polo World Cup on Snow'; an annual tournament featuring the most excellent polo teams in the globe. Horses on snow!


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