With the colder months right around the corner, it’s almost time to start hitting the slopes again! These destinations offer both smooth and difficult courses, giving you the blood pumping thrill you’re looking for. Get off to a great start this season and head out to any of these excellent spots.
Snowbird, Utah – Nestled in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Snowbird offers something for everyone. Snowboarders of all levels can enjoy the slopes thanks to the wide variety of terrain. Located just about 45-minutes from Salt Lake City, this location is excellent for those who want to hop off a plane and right onto the slopes. Snowboarders can enjoy 2,500 acres of trails and a 3,240-foot vertical drop.
Big Sky, Montana – Known for being the “Biggest Skiing in America,” Big Sky will not disappoint. There are 5,800 acres of terrain perfect for enjoying the light and dry Montana powder. Snowboarders of all abilities will be able to enjoy tearing up the slopes. Beginners can start out at the learning areas and then head up the mountain for more practice away from the experts. Intermediate and experienced snowboarders will love the steep verticals and tight corners.
Breckenridge, Colorado – Breckenridge is known as one of Colorado’s best snowboarding and Skiing destinations. Due to the size of the mountain, it’s best to take a few days to explore all of the rolling runs and terrain parks. There are 2,908 acres to enjoy including steep chutes and open bowls.
Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, British Colombia – If you’re a fan of stunning views Whistler Blackcomb is an excellent place for you to visit. The two massive mountains have over 200 trails for all abilities. Freestylers will love this area thanks to the six terrain parks and 22’ superpipe! 37 lifts and the longest continuous lift system in the world make getting around the mountains easy.
St. Anton, Austria – Known as one of the best resorts in the Alps and the world, St. Anton is the perfect place for those looking to experience some tough terrain. Featuring 141 runs, there is plenty of acreage for testing your snowboarding skills as well. It’s also a short 1-2 hour drive from the airport, making it easy and convenient to get there.