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15 World’s Top Rated Skiing Resorts Destination For Guaranteed Adventure

Last updated : Aug 14, 2015

Skiing is considered one of the best adventurous activities and that is why people who are quite wild at their hearts often look for gorgeous skiing destinations in all over the world. So that they can get their wilderness come out and can live those adventurous moments of their life. The Earth has many amenities for these adventurous people and indeed there are some very awesome skiing destinations are available in the world where people can get high mountain ranges, ice peaks, glaciers and terrains that are perfect for skiing and hiking activities and people look for these destinations eagerly.

Best Skiing Resorts Around the World

Girdwood, Alaska

Girdwood is a beautiful community located in Alaska in the United States of America. The city is having the largest skiing area in Alaska and it is known with the name of Aleyska Skiing resort where majority of people come here for skiing activities. People from all over the United States as well as world come here for skiing and many other activities such as fishing, hiking, snow mobiling, biking, cross country skiing and many other outdoor snow activities. The major tourist places are the Portage Glacier, Aleyska Mountain and Tournagain Arm and the skiing area is spread across 1000+ acres of skiing terrain.

Girdwood in Alaska

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Fernie, Canada

Fernie is an attractive town in British Columbia, Canada and one of the best skiing resorts in the world. The city is actually a mining town but the rocks and mountains of the town such as Ski Hill is famous for their skiing and snowboarding activities. The mountains are best for hiking activities also and majorly for skiing. The city is a small and people can enjoy the downtown and the small restaurants of the city are enough enjoyable and people can stay in the Fernie Alpine Resort and the main skiing ranges is the Mt. Fisher but this is a range where only experience hikers and skiers can go.

Fernie in British Columbia

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt is a small village of Switzerland which is known for its fabulous surrounding that are surrounded by mountains ranges and the best natural backdrop where people love to skiing and hiking. This is a car free city and the city is located amidst the Alps Mountains and the best skiing ranges are Matterhorn, which is visited by most of the hikers and skiers. Monte Rosa is also one of the best valleys for skiing and there are some plateaus too that are also gorgeous places to go for skiing and known as one of best places to ski.


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Chamonix, France

This a nice resort located in the French Alps at the base of Mont Blanc. The resort is also famous as it hosted the First Winter Olympic games in 1924. The resort has one of the biggest glaciers in inland Europe, Mer De Glace accessible by cable cars and there are some of the gorgeous skiing ranges and these are sharp also and that is why it is said that only experienced skiers and hikers look for Chamonix and Les GrandsMontets is considered one of the best skiing range of the world.The Vallee Blanche is also one of the attractive range of Chamonix.

Chamonix in France

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Whitefish, Montana

Whitefish is a small city of Montana in the United States. The city is a resort town and surrounded by beautiful valleys and known for being an outstanding skiing resort. Whitefish has got beautiful backdrop that are surrounded by alpine lakes and streams and also make a soothing holiday destination. The Whitefish Mountain resort is an extremely beautiful place to be with numerous hiking and skiing trails and all together make this city a cool and peaceful place. The ranges are indeed beautiful and people can enjoy their skiing towards the Glacier National Park.

Whitefish, Montana

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Crested Butte, Colorado

Crested Butte is a fantastic Skiing resort in Colorado in Rocky Mountains of the Unite States of America. The resort is basically visited by the tourists just for skiing and hiking purposes. The resort welcomes thousands of tourists every year where they visit the wildflower season. In the summer season the valleys are get overflowing with Wildflower blooms, and due to this Crested Butte is called as the Wildflower Capital of Colorado. And people love the winter season when the paths of this skiing resort get white with the falling snow and they get their base for adventurous skiing.

Crested-Butte in Colorado

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Aspen, Colorado

This is another dynamic skiing resort in the world is Aspen located in Colorado in the Rocky Mountains of the United States of America. This is also considered as the paradise for the hikers and the skiers. Among the major skiing ranges Aspen has Buttermilk, Aspen Mountains, Aspen Highlands, and Snowmass and these ranges gets crowded with the skiers from all over United States and others especially during the winters as this is the time when the ranges get covered with ice and make the resort a real heaven for the adventure lovers and outdoor sports lovers. People can also opt for Sleigh rides,Snowshoeing, Sledding and Snowmobiling.


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Mont-Tremblant, Canada

Mont Tremblant is a small village located in the province of Quebec of Canada. It is majorly popular for being a ski resort. But Mont-Tremblant is equally popular both in summers and winters and that is why people get through this resort all through the year. Mont Tremblant is a part of the Laurentian mountain range and its gets covered with snow in the winters making this a perfect place for the skiing lovers and thousands of skiers visit here for this adventurous activity and the elevation of this range is 2871 feet.


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Niseko, Japan

Niseko is an extremely beautiful skiing resort in Japan and gets crowded in every winters. Located in the island of Hokkaido Niseko is getting flocked by mostly Asian and Austriantourists. The resort majorly has four skiing locations such as Hirafu, Niseko Village previously known as Higashiyama Hanazono, and Annupuri. Another mountain range which is known as Mt. Yotei is also a major mountain that is known for skiing terrains and other ranges are known for their snow powder and most importantly it is known for night skiing for which skiers visit in crowds.

Niseko in Japan

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Taos, New Mexico

Taos is a gorgeous tourist destination as well as a lovely skiing and hiking resort located in New Mexico of the United States. Ranchos De Taos is an UNESCO Heritage Site and the Taos skiing Valley is also famous among the adventure lovers. Taos is also known for other adventurous activities such as white water rafting and hiking ranges. The adventurous place in the resort is the Taos Ski valley and known for its gorgeous snowcapped mountain ranges during the winters. Wheeler Peak is the best skiing range located in the city where hikers also take their stroll.

Taos Skiing

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Wanaka, New Zealand

Wanaka is getting more and more popularity for being the most visited and loved skiing destinations of the world. Wanaka is located on the shores of rambling Lake Wanaka and settled amidst the Southern Alps in the country of New Zealand. The resort is settled with a mountainous backdrop and by rough valleys of the Alpine scenery, and city is really calm and filled with tranquility town and tourists can enjoy the town with lots of amenities such as, cafes, pubs, and small, and hotels and luxury eco-lodges. Lake Wanaka is the place where people can have good skiing and snowboarding.


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Banff, Canada

Banff is a huge ski resort that is specially meant for the hard ski lovers and snowboarders. The resort is located inside the Banff National Park and surrounded by rugged mountains and also known as the part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Banff is a place where people can visit any time of the year but the major skiing areas of the place is the Norquay, Lake Louise Sunshine, and Nakiska and the winters in Banff become more crowded with the skiers and hikers. Banff has many hotels, restaurants for the tourists and they can enjoy at any time of the year.


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Mt. Hotham, Australia

Mt. Hotham is a beautiful skiing resort located in Victoria of Australia and the resort caters both beginners and adventurous skiers. Set amidst the Great Alpine the resort is perfect for both the skiing lovers and the snowboarders where they can see the spectacular views of the mountain ranges and this skiing resort is specially loved by those skiers who are known for doing ‘serious skiing’. The terrain is also a good option for those people who have visited Victoria with their families and can have a good time on the snow.

Mt.-Hotham Australia

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Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy

This skiing resort is commonly known with the shorter title of Cortina. Located amidst the Alps in the Veneto region and on the banks of Boite River and known for its stunning skiing and snowboarding ranges. The ski resort of Cortina is known as the most beautiful resort for skiing in the world and the resort is studded with numerous lodges, restaurants, hotels, designer boutiques and people can overall enjoy this as a gorgeous tourist destination apart from being a skier’s paradise. So the resort is also an expensive trip and people will definitely love it.


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Park City, Utah

Another stunning skiing resort of the United States located in Utah and known for its settlement amidst the Wasatch Mountains, which is a partial area of the Rocky Mountains. The elevation of the range is 10,000 feet and it is known for its gorgeous winters and the stunning skiing resort. It has three world-class ski resorts- The Canyons Resort Deer Valley Resort and Park City Mountain Resort, and also the resort is popular for hosting the annual Sundance Film Festival. People can visit this place all through the year but mostly the place gets crowded in winters due to its snow activities.

Park-City Utah

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