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The world's best resorts can be rated on many factors that include the elevation of the mountains, exceptional snow conditions, the length and quality of the ski runs and slopes, the vertical drop, the scenic setting, as well as the apres-ski events and nightlife.
Emphasis has been placed on annual snow fall, vertical rise, facilities/amenities, and scenery.
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Canada Ski Resorts
Canada has some of the worlds best skiing with steep vertical drops, expansive ski able terrain, high annual snowfall and relatively uncrowded slopes. Many of these areas are set against a backdrop of glaciers and charming villages.
Europe Ski Resorts
European skiing, while not known for it's long ski seasons having peak powder conditions occurring from New Years day to the end of March, does offer a quality experience with old world charm, world class skiing, and challenging slopes set in a back drop of beautiful mountains and medieval villages.
South America Ski Resorts
Discover the Best South America ski resorts. In South America you will experience summer skiing for mid-June to the first of October. The major ski areas are situated along the eastern slopes of the Andes mountains and the further south you go, the longer the season will be.
United States Ski Resorts
Discover the best United States ski resorts. Amongst the best are the mountains in the western United States where excellent quantities of snow fall from the strong on shore flow of winds from the Pacific running up against the high elevations of the western mountain ranges creating 300 to 600 inches of annual snowfall.