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Top 10 Ski Resorts of the World

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  • Top 10 Ski Resorts for Winter Break
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  • Whistler/Blackcomb Ski Resort, British Columbia, Canada
    The Whistler/Blackcomb ski resort, located in British Columbia, has 200 trails spanning 8,171 acres of skiable terrain which receive 400 inches of snowfall. Thirty-eight lifts provide full access to heights of 7,494 feet. Twenty percent of the mountain is made up of bunny slopes, fifty-fivepercent of the runs are for intermediate skiers while twenty-fivepercent are meant for experienced skiers.
    Key Facts:
    Skiable Acres: 8,171 acresBase Elevation: 2,140 feetSummit Elevation: 7,494 feetVertical: 5,354 feetAverage Snowfall: 400 inchesNumber of Trails: 200Longest Run: 36,960 feetSnowboarding Allowed: YesSnowmaking: 7%Lifts Total: 38 Photo credit: Nstadie For more information visit: FindTheBest.com
  • Kitzbühel, Tyrol, Austria
    Kitzbühel, located in Austria, has 21 trails that get about 179 inches of snowfall. Forty-four percent of the mountain is made up of bunny slopes, forty-three percent is for intermediate skiers while thirteen percent is for experienced skiers only.
    Key Facts:Base Elevation: 2,592 feetVertical: 3,970 feetAverage Snowfall: 179 inchesNumber of Trails: 21Longest Run: 22,176 feetSnowboarding Allowed: Yes Photo credit: Jean and Nathalie Lifts Total: 54For more information visit: FindTheBest.com
  • Alta, Utah, USA
    Located in Utah, Alta Ski Area has 50 trails spanning 2,200 acres of skiable terrain. Alta, which gets about 500 inches of snowfall, has eleven lifts which provide access to heights of 10,550 feet. About one quarter of the mountain is made up of bunny slopes, forty percent is for intermediate skiers while about thirty-five percent of the mountain’s trails are for more experienced skiers.
    Key Facts:
    Skiable Acres: 2,200 acresBase Elevation: 8,530 feetSummit Elevation: 10,550 feetVertical: 2,020 feetAverage Snowfall: 500 inchesNumber of Trails: 50Longest Run: 16,800 feetSnowboarding Allowed: NoSnowmaking: 2% Photo credit: SumanchLifts Total: 11 For more information visit: FindTheBest.com
  • Champoluc ,Valle D'Aosta, Italy
    Champoluc, located in Italy, has 29 trails that reach heights of 11,647 feet. About fifty-two percent of the mountain is for intermediate skiers while forty-eight percent of the runs are for more experienced skiers.
    Key Facts:
    Base Elevation: 5,381 feetSummit Elevation: 11,647 feetVertical: 6,266 feetNumber of Trails: 29Snowboarding Allowed: YesPhoto credit: SeaanFor more information visit: FindTheBest.com
  • Vail Ski Resort in Colorado, USA
    Located in Colorado, Vail Ski Resort has 193 trails spanning 5,289 acres of skiable terrain, complemented by 348 inches of snowfall. The resort’s thirty-one lifts provide full access to heights of 11,570 feet. About eighteen percent of the mountain is made up of bunny slopes, twenty-nine percent of the runs are made for intermediate skiers while more than fifty percent is for expert skiers.
    Key Facts:
    Skiable Acres: 5,289 acresBase Elevation: 8,120 feetSummit Elevation: 11,570 feetVertical: 3,450 feetAverage Snowfall: 348 inchesNumber of Trails: 193Longest Run: 15,840 feet Photo credit: DbenbennSnowboarding Allowed: YesSnowmaking: 33%
    Lifts Total: 31For more information visit: FindTheBest.com
  • Telluride Ski Resort, Colorado, USA
    Located in Colorado, Telluride has 115 trails spanning 2,000 acres of skiable terrain. The resort, which gets about 309 inches of snowfall, has eighteen lifts that provide access to heights of 12,255 feet. About a quarter of the mountain is made up of bunny slopes, thirty-eight percent of the runs are for intermediate skiers while about thirty-eight percent of the runs are for experienced skiers.
    Key Facts:Skiable Acres: 2,000 acresBase Elevation: 8,750 feetSummit Elevation: 12,255 feetVertical: 3,505 feetAverage Snowfall: 309 inchesNumber of Trails: 115Longest Run: 24,288 feetSnowboarding Allowed: YesSnowmaking: 15%Lifts Total: 18 Photo credit: Ken Kinder
    For more information visit: FindTheBest.com
  • Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA
    Jackson Hole, located in Wyoming, has 116 trails spanning 2,500 acres of skiable terrain. Jackson Hole receives about 459 inches of snowfall and its twelve ski lifts provide full access to heights of 10,450 feet. Ten percent of the mountain is made up of bunny slopes, forty-percent of the runs are for intermediate skiers while about forty percent is for more experienced skiers.
    Key Facts:
    Skiable Acres: 2,500 acresBase Elevation: 6,311 feetSummit Elevation: 10,450 feetVertical: 4,139 feetAverage Snowfall: 459 inchesNumber of Trails: 116Longest Run: 38,000 feetSnowboarding Allowed: YesSnowmaking: 8%Lifts Total: 12 Photo credit: Ams 100272For more information visit: FindTheBest.com
  • Aspen, Colorado, USA
    Aspen, located in Colorado, has 125 trails spanning 1,028 acres of skiable terrain. The ski spot sees an average of 300 inches of snowfall. Five lifts provide access to heights of 11,675 feet. About eighteen percent of the mountain is made of bunny slopes, thirty percent of the runs are for intermediate skiers while more than half of the runs are for advanced and expert skiers.
    Key Facts:
    Skiable Acres: 1,028 acresBase Elevation: 8,040 feetSummit Elevation: 11,675 feetVertical: 3,635 feetAverage Snowfall: 300 inchesNumber of Trails: 125Longest Run: 18,480 feetSnowboarding Allowed: YesSnowmaking: 14%Lifts Total: 5 Photo credit: ChassigFor more information visit: FindTheBest.com
  • Zermatt, Valais, Switzerland
    Zermatt, located in Switzerland, has 121 trails spanning an expansive terrain. The spot, which receives about 300 inches of snowfall, includes twenty-five lifts that provide access to heights of 12,795 feet. About twenty-two percent of the mountain is made up of bunny slopes, sixty percent of the runs are for intermediate skiers while about eighteen percent of the mountain’s runs are for advanced and expert skiers.
    Key Facts:
    Base Elevation: 5,315 feetSummit Elevation: 12,795 feetVertical: 7,480 feetAverage Snowfall: 300 inchesNumber of Trails: 121Longest Run: 55,968 feetSnowboarding Allowed: YesLifts Total: 25 Photo credit: Cable 1
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  • Mammoth, California, USA
    Located in California, Mammoth has 150 trails spanning 3,500 acres of skiable terrain, complemented by 400 inches of snowfall. The resort’s twenty-eight lifts provide full access to heights of 11,053 feet.
    Key Facts:
    Skiable Acres: 3,500 acresBase Elevation: 7,953 feetSummit Elevation: 11,053 feetVertical: 3,100 feetAverage Snowfall: 400 inchesNumber of Trails: 150Longest Run: 15,840 feetSnowboarding Allowed: YesSnowmaking: 33% Photo credit: GeographerLifts Total: 28 For more information visit: FindTheBest.com
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