Just because it’s summer, doesn’t mean you have to give up your favorite snow sports. Although you may not be skiing or snowboarding on traditional slopes, there are still plenty of options. Check out these ski vacations that you can take right now.
Timberline Lodge in Mt. Hood, Oregon
Timberline Lodge is situated on the Palmer Glacier and is the only legitimate year-round ski-resort in the United States. Take on the black-diamond terrain as you swiftly slide through the snow.
Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada
Whistler Blackcomb is open almost year round, so you can hit the snow anytime you get the skiing bug at this massive glacier.
Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland
Zermatt boasts Europe’s highest ski lift, soaring 3,899 meters above sea level. Zermatt’s slopes are open year round. However, be aware that heavy winds and snowfall can cause shutdowns at any time throughout the year.
Hintertux Glacier in Tyrol, Austria
Wax your board and get ready to hit the slopes whenever the mood strikes – Hintertux Glacier is open 365 days a year. The resort has invested in fast, high-tech gondolas, so skiers and snowboarders can get to the top of the glacier in just a few minutes.
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