25 of the World’s Best Ski Resorts

Posted by on December 19, 2012

Whether you’re a skiier, snowboarder, or just a nature enthusiast you know there is a lot to appreciate about a quality ski resort. From the restaurants and atmosphere to the slopes and scenery there are so many things to consider when it comes to judging which ski resort is the “best”. So, taking into account as many factors as possible these are 25 of the world’s best ski resorts.


Whistler, British Columbia

Photo – Blake JorgensonKnown to many as North America’s mega mountain Whistler has more runs, more snow, more terrain parks, and more square mileage than almost any other resort on the continent.


Truckee, California

Photo – Boreal Mountain ResortHome to one of the first ski lifts in North America, the ski resorts in this region receive some of the highest average snowfall in the country. In fact, some years it’s almost possible to ski year round.


Zermatt, Switzerland

Photo – Kurt MüllerIn a country jam packed with ski towns Zermatt is king. Nestled in the shadow of the famous Matterhorn Mountain this ski resort offers some of the best (and most expensive) skiing in the world.


Kitzbühel, Austria

Photo – Kitzbühel TourismusWith a good blend of everything from beginner to advanced the town of Kitzbühel has also been known as one of the more romantic ski getaways in Europe with its cobblestone streets and horse drawn sleighs.


Jackson, Wyoming

One of the birthplaces of extreme skiing in the United States, it’s the experts that will probably get the most out of the plethora of chutes, bowls, and back country terrain that Jackson Hole has to offer.