10. Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada
Eastern Canada’s best-known ski resort, Tremblant it was just the second resort to open in North America and first in Canada . Only an hour away from Montreal , “Trembling Mountain” offers a nice experience but there’s also place for some improvement .
9.Wanaka , New Zeeland
With both winter and summer seasons, Wanaka has many outdoor oportunities but is still primarily a ski resort town. There are two regions that you can quickly reach – Cardrona and Treble Cone – with the best snow falls, runs, long verticals, lifts and slopes to suit all experience levels. .
8. Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy
After hosting the 1956 Winter Olympics, Cortina d’Ampezzo became one of the world’s first ski resort cities and one of Italy’s most stylish places to be. With spectacular panoramic views of the Alps , snow cover on over 90% of the challenging slopes and a lot of celebrities around, Cortina d’Ampezzo certainly is a piece of paradise for ski lovers .
7. Niseko , Japan
Niseko ski resort is one of the most famous Japan ski resorts in the entire world amongst skiers and boarders . There are four fantastic snow fields to choose from and some say that nothing in the world beats Niseko .
6. Chamonix Mont-Blanc, France
With one of the world’s longest runs and the highest and most extreme slopes in Europe , Chamonix is probably most famous ski resort in the world .
5. The Lake Louise Ski Resort, Banff National Park, Canada
Here we are , the heavyweight class starts here ! With spectacular views of mountains, glaciers, lakes and forests across magnificent Banff National Park., the Lake Louise ski resort is the second largest in Canada and it’s definitely an iconic one
4. Zermatt , Switzerland
Most of the people rank Zermatt as Switzerland’s top resort , although his neighbor , Gstaad is one of top ski resorts in the world . The landscape is dominated by the 14,692-foot Matterhorn , but there are almost 30 other peaks over 12,000 feet to pull your focus from one mountain to another . To summarize , ski here and you’ll be cutting lines in the shadows of the most imposing mountains in Europe .
3. Kitzbühel, Austria
“Pearl of the Alps”, as it is used to be considered , is the most famous holiday resort in the Austrian Tyrol . It’s also credited as one of the most romantic ski resorts and is perfect for couples with different level of skills .
2. Vail , Colorado , USA
With perfectly accurate and sunny lit almost 300 days a year tracks, Vail is a heart pick for skiers and snowboarders . Vail is considered “America’s favorite resort” that also hosts hoards of tourists who don’t dare to put on their snow equipment .
1. Whistler Blackcomb – British Columbia , Canada
Have you been to Whistler Blackcomb? You didn’t because otherwise you wouldn’t be surprised it tops the charts once again . 50% larger than its nearest competitor in terms of size, the biggest vertical drop, more than two hundred marked runs, 16 bowls, 3 glaciers, 5 parks, endless backcountry and an extended long ski season – these are just some of the endless impressive stats of Whistler Blackomb .