Best Snowboarding Resorts in the World
Which are the best snowboarding resorts in the world?
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Brace yourselves! Winter is coming! And so are the ones that love adrenaline. So get your snowboard, and let’s travel to the best snowboarding resorts in the world!
#10 Davos, Switzerland
Davos is located on the Landwasser River, in the Swiss Alps. It is well known for its famous ice hockey team, HC Davos. What can you do in Davos? Besides cross country skiing and ice skating, well…snowboarding.
#9 Vail, Colorado, USA
For more adrenaline, you should go snowboarding in Vail, Colorado. Vail Mountain has a height between 2.476 meters and 3.527 meters. It features 33 ski lifts, and a 5,289 acres area on which you can both ski and snowboarding.
#8 St. Anton, Austria
For me, this is the best snowboarding resort EVER! The sights that Valluga top offers you are just breathtaking. If you’re new in this snowboard sport and want to make some friends, you can find snowboarders on the Rendl area. They use to hang out there.
#7 Chamonix, France
So, here we have different areas, depending on how advanced you are in the art of snowboarding. If you’re a rookie, you can learn how to snowboard on the pistes Le Tour and Les Houches. If you’re an expert, doing tricks and stuff like that, then Le Brevent and La Flegere are the right pistes for you.
#6 Banff, Canada
Banff National Park is Heaven for you, if you look for excitment, adrenaline regarding snowboarding. Since the Banff Springs Hotel was winterized, many winter olympics were held in Banff, the 1964 Winter Olympics, 1968 Winter Olympics, or 1972 Winter Olympics. This means that this location is perfect for skiing, snowboarding or other winter sports.
#5 Ruka, Finland
One of the best snowboarding resorts in Finland, Ruka has the largest annual snowfall. More snow, more excitment when snowboarding.
#4 Hokkaido, Japan
Hokkaido is the second largest island in Japan and the largest city in Hokkaido is Sapporo, its capital. If you choose this destination to go snowboarding, you’re in luck. You can attend some cool winter festivals, such as Sapporo Snow Festival (the 2014 Snow Festival will be from 5 to 11 February), Big Air (snowboarding freestyle competition), Asahikawa Snow Festival.
#3 Aviemore, Scotland
Travel to CairnGorm Mountain, one the most famous ski and snowboarding resort in Scotland.
#2 Tignes, France
Tignes is a commune in the Tarentaise Valley. It’s rather known as a ski resort, than a snowboarding resort. However, snowboarding is welcomed. Tignes reaches 3.030 meters high, so it’s perfect for snowboarding.
#1 Squaw Valley, California, USA
This is our #1 best snowboarding resort in the world. Why ? First, it is ranked 9th in North America’s Top Resorts by Outside Magazine. Second, it has the second largest area for ski and snowboarding (3.600 acres) with 30 chairlifts. Having a base of 1.900 meters, this snowboarding resort tops out at 2.760 meters above the sea level. The snow can reach almost 12 meters. So, hurry up! The track is waiting for you!
And if you go snowboarding in any of these wonderful locations, make sure you take with you one of the best snowboards. Check out which are the Most Expensive Snowboards in the World.
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