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Top Summer Ski Destinations

Are you among those who are wishing it is still winter so you can continue to enjoy your favorite snow sports? If you are itching for a ski trip and all you see is the glaring sun, don’t fret! There are ski vacation destinations that offer early summer ski season for skiers of all ages and levels.

Fonna, Norway – A popular destination for those who wish to go on alpine skiing, freestyle skiing, cross-country trails, and guided snowshoe hikes. Ski trips begin with a 1,100 meter long ski lift that can drives up to 1200 persons per hour. A spectacular view of the glacier called Hardangger Fjord as well as the North Sea can be viewed from the top of the ski lift. This glacier ski resort is open each summer day.

Mount Hood, USA – More than anything else, Mt. Hood is home to Windell’s - a fun place where one can ski, skate, and snowboard any time of the year. It is considered the training camp for many of world\s leading snowboarders and freeskiers as well as Olympic athletes. Guests to this ski destination can come for either leisure or skills training under professional snow sports coaches and experienced guide campers. Mount Hood is also dubbed “The Funniest Place on Earth”.

Whistler, Canada – Come summer time, Whistler hosts at least two summer camps: Camp of the Champions and Momentum Ski Camps. Camp of the Champions is spearheaded by a snow sport pros who rip the backcountry, compete in X Games and even Olympics. The good thing about Camp of the Champions or COC is that it provides every vacationer a dedicated coach who stays with the vacationer throughout the ski trip. This way, learning how to ski is easier and more comfortable. Meanwhile, Momentum Ski Camps feature a crew made up of the most talented skiers in the world such as Dara Howell, Kim Lamarre, and Joss Christensen who are all Olympic Medalists from Sochi. However, unlike COC, participants at Momentum Ski Camps ski with a different coach each day.

Stubai, Austria – This ski destination features easy as well as challenging runs for skiers of all levels. Packages include transportation from Innsbruck which is at least 45 minutes away from the resort, ski pass and accommodations. Aside from skiing and snowboarding, guests at Stubai may also engage in other fun activities such as hiking, climbing, and tobogganing. Those who are looking for hearty meal while in Stubai’s snowcapped mountains can head to Austria’s highest located restaurant called Jockdohle or try the dishes at Eisgrat restaurant.

Perisher, Australia – Whoever wants fresh snow when it’s warm and summer time in the U.S. can simply have a ski trip to Australia and enjoy nothing but fresh snow. This resort offers a wide array of activities for all levels of skiers, making it an ideal summer ski getaway.


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