Best Skiing Tracks
VAL D’ISÈRE, SAVOY, FRANCE
The French Alps offer a wide range of offers, including a ski area that joins two French ski classics. The Killy Tignes-Val d’isère space provides a total of 300 skiable kilometers with 155 slopes ranging from 1,550 to 3,450 meters of altitude. Val d’isère, considered one of the World Ski capitals, has hosted numerous sporting events, such as the Olympic Games and Ski World Championships. It is a delicious town, very suitable for walking after a ski day.
THE SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS, ANDALUSIA, SPAIN
From the Pyrenees to the Sierra Nevada, there are many and varied ski resorts, including Baqueira Beret, in the Aran Valley and the Sierra Nevada. The first of these, located in Catalonia, has 127 kilometers of tracks that reach a maximum of 2,510 meters. For its part, the Andalusian station of the Sierra Nevada, located very close to the city of Granada, offers 105 skiable kilometers at an altitude of 3,300 meters. This is the southernmost station in Europe. Both have modern equipment.
LEVI, LAPLAND, FINLAND
In the Lapland region, snow usually lasts up to six months. There are four major stations Levi, Yllås, Pyjå-Luosto, and Ruka, all equipped with good equipment including wooden cabins with sauna, a delight for after skiing. What characterizes the Finnish slopes are not their steep slopes, on the contrary, as the territory is made up of soft plateaus.
ZERMATT, VALAIS, SWITZERLAND
The Alpine country par excellence is home to a wide range of slopes, excellent equipment, and high-quality snow. Zermatt, Davos, Arosa … up to forty ski resorts, many of them with the quality “Q” certification granted by the Swiss government itself. Zermatt, which is one of these, communicates with the Italian ski domain of Cervinia creating a set of more than 240 kilometers of tracks for all levels.
INNSBRUCK, TIROL, AUSTRIA
The Central European country has some of the best tracks in Europe in the Tyrol Alps. The starting point, Innsbruck, the capital of Tyrol with ski lifts and playing tracks from the city and a spectacular Olympic springboard (2001) designed by Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid. Around it, there are several ski resorts, most of them interconnected with what with a single format you can travel much of this vast ski territory.
FASSA VALLEY, DOLOMITES, ITALY
The impressive vertical Lanterns of the Dolomites are the scene of one of the most beautiful places for skiing. Dolomiti Superski is the quintessence of skiing in Italy. It is the world’s largest skiable domain and spreads around the Sella and Marmolada massifs. It is 1,200 kilometers of slopes that extend over 12 valleys and cover 50 km2 of skiable area. There is only one format to access all of it.
ASPEN, COLORADO, UNITED STATES
Some of the most spectacular ski resorts are located in the state of Colorado, United States. Traversed by the Rocky Mountains, it is common for them to be covered in winter by a layer of snow more than 20 meters thick. In addition to the quantity, in these tracks is also remarkable the quality, “pure cotton” say the connoisseurs. Aspen, in Central Western Colorado, is a mythical place from which to access the most acclaimed ski resorts. With a single entrance, you can access the four stations-Aspen, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass– with tracks for all levels. Breckenridge, with a maximum height of 3,300 meters, is the highest ski resort in the United States.
GRAU ROIG, GRANDVALIRA, ANDORRA
This country of only 468 km2 is home to two large ski areas, Grandvalira and Vallnord, which enjoy abundant snow and cold temperatures. Between them, there are 110 ski lifts, with the capacity to transfer more than 156,000 skiers per hour. Sixty years ago the first ski resort was opened in this Pyrenean territory and today is the scene of significant sporting events such as the celebration of the Mountain Ski World Cup.
WHISTLER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA
Another paradise for ski lovers, with two particularly attractive States, Alberta, and British Columbia. In the latter stands the city of Whistler, host of the Olympic Games of Winter in 2010, in which around extends the largest area of skiing in North America, with more than 200 tracks. The Thompson Okanagan region is another notable destination in Canada that, in addition to its white attractions, adds the most pleasant temperatures in the country.
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, BAVARIAN, GERMANY
In Bavaria, there is Garmisch-Partenkirchen station, one of the most famous in Europe thanks to the traditional celebration of New Year jumps. The resort enjoys seven months of high-quality snow, 60 kilometers of slopes, broad slopes and is also the only ski resort with Glacier in Germany. Here is the Zugspitze, the highest summit in the country with 2,962 m of altitude.