The best ski resorts for...

Experts

Looking for the most challenging slopes in the Alps? Long, fluffy mogul pitches, open powder bowls, steeps, chutes and couloirs?

 

Several ski resorts across the Alps offer plenty of steep black runs as well as excellent off-piste - guaranteed to set your pulse racing!

 

Here’s our pick of the five best ski resorts in the Alps for experts... 

Chamonix

France

 

 ☆  Extreme sports and off-piste capital of the world...
☆  Spectacular high mountain scenery...
☆  Bustling, animated valley town...

 

Self-styed “extreme sports capital of the world”, Chamonix Mont Blanc offers some of the longest and most challenging descents in the Alps, including the 21km long Valleé Blanche, perhaps the most famous off-piste run in the Alps...

 

St Anton

Austria

 

 ☆  World-class expert and off-piste terrain...
☆  Extensive, varied and snow-sure slopes...
☆  Legendary nightlife...

 

Snow-sure St Anton is by far and away the best ski resort in Austria for experts, with plenty to amuse both on and off the pistes, including extensive free-riding terrain that becomes a powder-lover’s paradise after a big snowfall...

 

Verbier

Switzerland

 

 ☆  Some of the best advanced and off-piste skiing in the world...
☆  Spectacular setting...
☆  Lively but sophisticated après-ski...

 

When it comes to easily accessible, world-class off-piste skiing, Verbier is up there with the best of them. Its upper slopes have a serious 'high mountain' feel, and some of the most spectacular and far-reaching views in the Alps...

 

Val d’Isère/Tignes

France

 

 ☆  Some of the best lift-served off-piste in the world...
☆  Vast ski area (L'Espace Killy)...
☆  Excellent snow record...

 

Collectively known as L’Espace Killy, Val d’Isère and Tignes are a huge draw for expert skiers and riders alike, with plenty of on-piste challenges and seemingly endless off-piste, with little or no need for any hiking...

 

Andermatt

Switzerland

 

 ☆  Cult expert terrain on the famous Gemsstock mountain...
☆  Super-snowy micro-climate...
☆  Relatively uncommercial vibe...

 

If you like your mountains tall, steep and exceptionally snowy, Andermatt should be high on your bucket list. The chances of finding powder here are as high as anywhere in the Alps, and there are countless challenges both on and off-piste...

 

 

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