Top 5 glacier ski areas

Glacier

Do you also love to ski but think the ski season is too short? Then we know where to ski at the end of the season. As the weather improves and the temperatures rise, the quality of the snow deteriorates. But if you choose an area with a height of 3000 meters or higher with a glacier area, you can be sure of good snow – even after Easter.

Tignes – Val d’Isère, France

TignesVal d’Isère is a high-level ski area. The village of Tignes and Val d’Isère is at an altitude of 1800 meters and the ski area reaches a maximum altitude of 3456 meters. And with not one but, but two glaciers in the area you will find something unique here in the French Alps. Complemented by 300 kilometres of slopes and a height difference of over 1600 meters, you will be in a snow paradise all year round. The ski area is not only for experienced skiers for any novice skiers you will feel right at home with 147 kilometres.

Glacier Tignes

Sölden, Austria

Sölden and Hochsölden together form a beautiful ski area of ​​157 kilometres with no less than two glaciers where you can ski: the Rettenbach and the Tiefenbach glacier. Thanks to the two glaciers, Sölden can provide snow guarantee, and in principle, you can ski 365 days a year. This is the only Austrian ski area with three mountain tops that can be reached with lifts above 3000 meters! The BIG-3, as they are called, are the Gaislachkogel, the Tiefenbachkogel and the Schwarze Schneid.

Les Deux Alpes, France

The ski area of Les Deux Alpes is a very varied resort with challenging terrain. With thanks to the glacier, also, snow-sure. Even in the summer months, there is plenty of skiing here. It is a paradise for all types of skiers and snowboarders, but especially freestylers and more experienced skiers will be attracted to this area with a total of 229 kilometres of slopes and a huge fun park.

Les Deux Alpes

Zell am See – Kaprun, Austria

Zell am See – Kaprun is one of the most beautiful ski areas in  Austria. Here you can discover more than 140 kilometres of slopes that reach as high as 3029 meters. For a beginner, the area is an excellent destination. The glacier is not too steep and the slopes are wide. Due to its high altitude, it is snow guaranteed all season long. Moreover, this season the 3K-Konnection opened which now links all ski areas in ​​Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang-Fieberbrunn. Even better the Alpin lift pass is included in your package. 

Dolomiti Superski, Italy

There are also glaciers in Italy, one of them being the Marmolada Glacier. Marmolada is located in the Dolomites, and with its 3343 meters, it is the highest point in the mountain range. On the way up in your gondola you can experience the beautiful views, which make the trip up an experience in itself. The area is also unique in that it is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

 

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