The best ski resorts in the world

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Winter comes, and with it the ski season. Every year hundreds of thousands of tourists who rush to find the best ski resorts in the world to practice their favorite sport. We we want to recommend some of them, which in our view, and statistically are the most visited ever since. Want to know what?.

Ski Resorts:
We’ve divided into three main geographical areas: United States, Canada and Europe. They are concentrated here the best ski resorts. I said, do a quick look and see what you think.

United States
From California to Alaska, passing through the northwestern states. In California, for example, we can find ski resorts in the mountains north and east of Los Angeles. However, the best ski resort is the Lake Tahoe, with no fewer than nine resorts in different parts of the lake.

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On the West Coast, the best area is Oregon and Timberline Resort, where you can ski even in summer. The capital, Washington, also offers the opportunity to practice good skiing.  The Rocky Mountains are home to some of the most famous resorts and luxury in the world. Names such as Vail, Telluride, Breckenridge, Aspen, Jackson Hole, Park City, Sundance and Taos are popular among skiers. Only in the Colorado area there are over fifty mountain peaks and 15 different stations.

At Northwest, the best skiing is in the states of Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire. In New York we have the ski resort of Lake Placid. But takes the cake New Hampshire, where skiing is the official state sport. It was the first U.S. where he opened a ski school.

In Canada we have, for many, the best ski across North America, the resort of Whistler, located in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Precisely, Whistler will host the 2010 Winter Olympics. Also in Canada is famous Alberta, with its ski resorts of Banff and Lake Louise.

The best ski resorts in Europe are in the Alps. Switzerland is located in the center of this mountain range, ideal for downhill skiing. They celebrate the seasons of Zermatt and Verbier. In Austria there are also large resorts, with the upper slopes of the world.

The ski resorts of France have a reputation for quality and for being one of the most expensive, especially Val d’Isere and Chamonix. These French ski stations, in addition to skiing, offering a vibrant nightlife. The Italian ski resorts are less numerous, but also offer a wide variety when it comes to skiing.

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Surely many of you are thinking about many other resorts that may be on this list. Why not leave us your comment for all to know?

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