Skiing sends out a spike on your pulse and a dose of adrenaline to your body. No wonder most adventure seekers are hyped about winter season. But skiing doesn't only apply on white winter days because there are some places where it still contines all throughout summer. For those thrill-seekers out there, here are five of the best ski destinations to check out.
Hintertux Glacier, Austria
This skiing resort is located in the Zillertaler Alps. It makes skiing available all year around with its 60 km slopes, 13 km ski routes and other areas for different kinds of winter sports. You can also visit one of the highest parks in the area, Betterpark Hintertux, and be awed by the spectacular view of the sun terrace.
This getaway is one of the world's most celebrated skiing destinations. It has a 20-km area which is perfect to practice your skiing and snowboarding skills. But Tignes can offer more than that because you can also enjoy a nice swim in the Tignes Lake after a tiring day of activities
If you're an expert skiier, you can try out Whistler-Blackcomb in Canada. This resort has T-bar lifts that can carry you to advanced level setups where you can practice your skiing techniques. According to CNN, it also offers a record-breaking gondola that connects the two areas, Whistler and Blackcomb, and adds another 50-km hiking trail for extra activities.
If you're in search for a multi-activity venue, check out Zermatt. It includes a 25-km skiing area in Theodul glacier, terrain parks for challenging snow sports stunts and a trip to the Alps. It's a popular training spot for racing and skiing teams.
Les 2 Alpes, France
This magnificent skiing location offers one of the biggest European summer spots with its slopes ranging from 2,900 to 3,600 meters. It also includes 11 runs, a snow park and 17 lifts. This 120-hectare glacier is definitely a place that everyone should visit this summer.
Summer isn't the end of winter sports because there are lots of places where you can still have that thrilling experience of skiing, snowboarding and other winter activites.