If you love mountains and seek adventure then winter sports might seem to be the most exciting activity for you! This world is full of hills covered with layers of snow which invite you for a variety of adventure sports like skiing, snowboarding, skating and a ton more! So to make the choice easier, we have listed out 10 of the most exciting places where you can indulge in all kinds of winter sports and have a gala time this season!
Hear the mountains screaming out to you!!
1. Aspen, United States
An Aspen vacation is never a bad choice and when it comes to winter sports, chose Aspen if you’re a snow bunny and live for danger and thrill in your life. The 4 mountains, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass have a reputation for being the classic choice of celebrities and socialites. So if you’re lucky enough, you might get a chance t ski with your favourite Hollywood star!
2. St. Moritz, Switzerland
For those who only want to pump the adrenaline and indulge in the sports with complete passion, then St. Moritz has to be the best choice. There’s a famed Cresta Run, a toboggan run exclusively for daredevils where the top speed can hit 140 kph. You may also try the Bob Run, the world’s last remaining natural ice is run from St Moritz to Celerina (1,722 meters).
3. Jammu and Kashmir, India
Despite there always being a risk of war, Kashmir still steals a spot in our list because of the undying beauty it has to offer. And besides, we don’t think there’s any better place to ski in India than the lofty hills of Jammu and Kashmir and we bet your experience will be nothing less than exhilarating.
4. Whistler, Canada
It’s quite a universally known fact that Canada is possibly the snowiest country on the planet and missing it out from the list of best winter sports locations would be unfair. Whistler, which is located in the north of Vancouver, in British Columbia is the best place for the people of all age groups, including families with children who are just starting out on the slopes. The peak-to-peak gondola is also the longest and highest in the world.
5. Val d’lsère, France
France, much like Canada, is also a hub for winter sports enthusiasts owing to the incredible number of amazing location for all the winter sports lovers. Val d’Isère in the French Alps is ideal for intermediates as well as the experts! The whole region is breathtakingly beautiful and you may also catch a number of entertaining events as the slopes are guaranteed regular sprinklings of fresh powder which always attracts the pros to come out to play.
6. Asahi Dake, Japan
It has been acclaimed by the powder connoisseurs that Hokkaido in Japan gets some of the driest and fluffiest powder in the world. Mount Asahi is the tallest in the region, that is, of 2,290 meters and it is also a live volcano which obviously adds to the excitement!
7. Bansko, Bulgaria
While it’s all joyous and adventurous to travel places and indulge in various winter sports, it can get a little too heavy on your pocket if you’re confined within a certain budget. And if that is the case, then you should be familiar with Bulgaria, which is not only just a pocket-friendly holiday destination but also offers a number of winter sporting options especially at the Bansko Mountain.