Sunday, April 6, 2014

Best Summer Ski Resorts around the World

by fejisa loren  |  in west gate resort at  4:12 AM



Fancy skiing down a snow-capped mountain in the middle of August? Skiing is no longer a sport reserved only for the colder months as those in search of winter sports can simply hop on a plane and arrive at a stunning ski resort in a matter of hours. All of the following ski resorts offer the finest skiing conditions during the summer season, and you can try out your best moves on some of the most beautiful glaciers in the world.

1. Ski Portillo, Chile

 

Most people imagine golden beaches and tropical cocktails when you think of Chile, but the country also offers some of the finest skiing slopes in the world. The Sky Portillo resort features stunning views of Laguna Del Inca and accommodates only 450 people at a time making it an exclusive and worthwhile haunt.


2. Treble Cone, New Zealand

 

This huge backcountry resort offers plenty of slaloms, jumps, table tops and miles of pristine white terrain for skiers of every level. The resort also organises competitions for the more adventurous skier, and you may even be lucky enough to get your photo featured on the website whilst showing off your best jumps.

 

3. Les 2 Alpes, France

 

One of the largest summer ski resorts in Europe, this sprawling glacier opens from mid-June. Experienced skiers can ride the railway up to the resorts 8 runs, or beginners can hang out in the snowpark and get better acquainted with the half-pipe. The glacier is also served by chairlifts and drags and provides one of the more affordable options for summer skiers.

 

4. Hintertux, Austria

 

Open 365 days a year, this huge resort offers something for skiers of every level. Betterpark offers a range of jumps and half-pipes for snowboarders, and the glaciers challenging terrain will test the nerves of the more advanced skiers. In the summer months the Hintertux operates 14 miles of runs accessed by 9 lifts so you don’t have to worry about long lines.

 

 

2 comments:

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