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Does any sport really beat skiing or snowboarding? If you're reading this page, then your opinion is probably the same as ours. Skiing for some is not only a hobby, but a wonderful way of life--the true joie de vivre, as the French say. Each season, no matter where we are situated we wait for that first snowflake of the ski season and have constant dreams about skiing through deep powder on pristine mountain slopes.

Where to start - Try one of our lists of places to ski

Beginner Resorts
Best resorts to learn to ski
Cross Country skiing
     
Expert Resorts
Family Ski Resorts
Good Value Ski Resorts
     
Intermediate Resorts
Largest Ski Resorts
Longest Runs

Ski Travel Information

The mountains consume our thoughts and as soon as the resorts are open, we're there! Whether you're exploring the heights of the Himalayas in India, enjoying the charming historic villages of the Swiss Alps, or the rugged beauty of the Andes in Chile or Argentina there are so many great experiences to be found as a skier or snowboarder.


Lists of good ski resorts

Low Cost Ski Resorts
Resorts with the Best Powder 
Resorts Good for Snowboarding

Take the family skiing in the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the United States or head out with a group of friends and enjoy the great skiing and nightlife of Europe in countries like Austria and France. Before hitting the piste, it's always wise to have ample ski insurance for peace of mind.
 
Skiing updates

The team at Ski eGuide are always checking out ski resorts and updating what we find. These are recent pages that we have changed.

Gala ski resorts, Norway
Gala is a great family ski area. There are tons of fun activities available for the resort to enjoy with your family or to revisit the child in you.

Gaustablikk ski resort, Norway
If you're looking for great conditions that can be ensured early in the season check out Gaustablikk.

Hafjell ski resort, Norway
Hafjell Alpine Centre, this fantastic ski resort offers great terrain for all levels, as well as onsite accommodations, dining and nightlife.

Kvitfell ski resort, Norway
Kvitfell shares Lillehammer's fame in hosting the 1994 Winter Olympics. The men's downhill course was created here just for the Olympics.

Narvikjellet
This ski resort attracts photographers, film crews, skiers, snowboarders and telemarkers alike.

 
From volcanoes to gently curving hills, it's all out there waiting for you to make your first carve of the day. It's wonderful to share the slopes with people of all nationalities and backgrounds, convening at fun apres ski locations for a beverage or two before cozying up in a traditional chalet, a modern apartment or even a friendly youth hostel.

There are so many great skiing and snowboarding locations, you can really choose your own adventure. Go someplace new, or stick with what you're familiar with-it’s all up to you! Enjoy the benefits of having your dollars stretch out skiing at resorts in India, Israel or Iran, or go all out in Switzerland and France.

Fall in love with the friendly hospitality found at ski resorts in Canada and explore the unbelievably beautiful scenic locations of Japan and New Zealand. Go to Colorado and experience the best Breckenridge lodging. It's all at your fingertips. Visit our ski resort and country links to learn more about the many amazing places you can take skiing or snowboarding vacation.

Popular Resorts

         
Aspen ski resort
 
Banff ski resort
Morzine ski resort
 
Zermatt ski resort
   
           
Chamonix ski resort
 
Mont Ttremblant ski resort
Vail ski resort
 
Whistler ski resort
   


There are ski resorts to suit all levels of ability and preference, from the wide open pistes of Scandinavia to the backcountry of the Alps, Rockies and Andes. Experience all kinds of different foliage in the gladed areas, and meet up in a cultural cafe or restaurant afterwards to learn more about the locals you've spent the day sharing the slopes with.

Visit our individual ski resorts on Ski eGuide to learn more about each location and its offerings. Some feature luxury resorts with all the amenities of a modern town with separate recreation centres, night clubs and attractions while on the other end of the scale you'll find a few smaller resorts around the world that aren't much more than a ski hut and perhaps a cafe or two, but that offer quiet slopes where you can have all that excellent powder snow to yourself!

Most ski resorts rent out equipment, though you may choose to bring your own, especially if you're an advanced skier or snowboarder. Ski schools around the world vary, with many speaking English but some don't-be sure to know their language if you sign up! Always check the regulations and conditions of backcountry areas, and choose a guide to take you there so you can explore off-piste safely.

 

Ski Resort Lists

Resorts with best nightlife
Ski resorts with long season
Best ski resorts for kids
     
Bad Gastein ski, Austria   Bad Gastein ski, Austria
 
St. Moritz, Switzerland   St. Moritz, Switzerland
 
Megeve, France   Megeve, France
 
Queenstown, New Zealand   Queenstown, New Zealand
 
Mount Baldy ski resort   Mount Baldy, Sun Valley, Idaho, USA

 Our website Ski eGuide features ski resorts big and small, famed and hardly-heard-of. Take some time to learn about what's out there on Ski eGuide and what would really suit your preferences in countries that you've always been keen to explore.

Plan ahead using our online resources to make your vacation seamless and wonderful. You'll be shredding powder and dropping pillow lines before you know it!

There many reasons why people flock to Canada’s ski fields, the people, the show, the scenery and it’s cost effectiveness. Canada has become increasing popular destination for British and Australian skiers, due to the major airlines offering easy direct access and great deals. Canada is also a popular destination for American families because of the brevity of flights. You can Review holidays with Holiday Check.
 
Skiing tips
     
         
 
Advice on skiing with very young children
Advice on skiing with very young children  
Ski boots
 
Advice on Learning to Ski
 
Types of skiing
                     
Skiing for Beginners
Skiing for Beginners  
Snowboards
 
Choosing a Ski Resort
Choosing a Ski Resort  
Heliskiing
                     
Ski insurance
 
Ski clothing
  Hiring Skis Hiring Skis  
Ski injuries
Ski injuries
                     
Skis
 
Snowboard Equipment
 
Picking the correct lift pass
Picking the correct lift pass  
Fitness

 

Featured resorts

» Grand Targhee
» Jay Peak Resort
» Snowbowl Mountain
» Stowe Mountain Resort
» Silver Mountain
» Whitefish Mountain

 

Featured articles:

Why it’s essential you wear a helmet while skiing
5 essential tips for getting fit for the slopes this winter
Best ski destinations for first-time skiers
Why Austria is the best skiing holiday destination for families
The best ski resorts in Canada
Seven Ways to Prepare for Your Spring Ski Holiday
How to Deal with an Accident on the Slopes

 

Ski Updates

Killlington Vermont
Loon Mountain, Lincoln, New Hampshire
Whistler Blackcomb, Canada
Mad River Mountain Ski Resort, Bellefontaine, Ohio, USA
Magic Mountain, Londonderry, Vermont
Mammoth Mountain, Mammoth Lakes, California
Lost Valley, Auburn, Maine
Loup Loup
Loveland Ski Area,Georgetown, Colorado
Keystone Ski Resort, Colorado
Jay Peak Resort, Jay, Vermont
Kirkwood Mountain Resort, Kirkwood, California
King Pine, East Madison, New Hampshire
Jiminy Peak, Hancock, Massachusetts
Jacksons Hole
Hurricane Ridge Ski and Snowboard
Homewood Ski Resort, Homewood
Hermon Mountain, Hermon, Maine
Eaton Mountain, Skowhegan, Maine
Granlibakken, Tahoe City, California
Granite Gorge, Keene, New Hampshire
Gunstock Mountain Resort, Gilford, New Hampshire
Hesperus Ski Area,Hesperus, Colorado
Echo Valley Fun Park, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Echo Mountain Park,Evergreen, Colorado
Eldora Mountain, Colorado
Dartmouth Skiway, Lyme, New Hampshire
Deer Valley Resort, Park City, Utah
Donner Ski Ranch, Norden, California
Cranmore Mountain Resort Ski Area
Crotched Mountain Ski Area, Bennington
Copper Mountain, Colorado
Cooper Spur Mountain Resort
Cochran’s Ski Area

 

Sevenoaks
Our latest eGuide is for Sevenoaks a market town to the south of London and close to Chartwell the home of Winston Churchill 

 

 
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