Top 10 Ski Resorts

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You can choose from a range of world class ski resorts from Zermatt to Aspen when planning your next expedition downhill. The following are some of the best cities which boast of some exotic and superb best ski resorts.


1. Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia


Best skiing facilities are offered in this area in North America, which has the largest vertical drop. This charming village provides many facilities craved by skiers and snowboarders such as international stores, cafes and several multi cuisine restaurants offering French, Chinese, Thai, Italian, Mexican and Mediterranean fare. Over the past few years, Whistler has been selected as the best resort by North Americans. It is also considered to be the favorite destination of the Japanese.


2. Kitzbuhel, Austria


Kitzbuhel is referred as the “Pearl of the Alps” and is a popular holiday resort in this region. Visitors can truly enjoy the charm offered by this very old alpine village. Skiing started in this beautiful place as early as 1892.


3. Zermatt, Switzerland


While there are other ski resorts in the area such as Gstaad and St. Moritz, most people consider Zermatt as Switzerland’s superior resort. Best features here include the peaceful getaway and the congestion free environment. Zermatt has a nice vertical drop that is lift served and receives huge snowfalls thanks to its altitude.


4. Vail, Colorado


Vail is hailed as the favorite resort of America and occupies about 5300 acres of skiable terrain. It ranks in the world’s top five all-around ski resorts. There are detachable, high speed quads on one mountain. There are also other features such as museums, ballooning, ice skating, snowmobiling, art galleries etc which can be enjoyed in this area.


5. Banff/Lake Louise, Alberta


Banff is one of the most picturesque resorts of North America and is situated in the heart of Canada’s Banff National Park. It has three ski areas which are roughly 31 miles apart.


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