The top 5 ski & snowboard locations

15. November 2021

Where are the best ski resorts? Which ski and snowboard locations should you definitely visit?

Are you looking for a ski resort you don’t know yet? We asked the become-a-pro community for their thoughts on the best ski and snowboard locations.
Maybe there is a ski resort that you can check out this winter.

These are the top 5 of our become-a-pro community:

5th place: Montafon

Top 5 Ski resorts Montafon

Silvretta Montafon is one of the ten largest ski resorts in Austria and is located in Voralberg on the borders to Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Montafon is about 250 km from Munich and 620 km from Vienna.
In total, the ski resort has 141 kilometers of slopes, divided into 27 easy slopes, 24 intermediate slopes and 8 difficult slopes. In addition, 28 km consist of freeride trails.

The Snowpark Montafon has up to 40 obstacles. Here you will find kickers, rails and boxes for every level – no matter if beginner, advanced or pro.

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4th place: Sant Anton

Sant Anton Top 5 Ski resorts

The ski resort of St. Anton is located in Tyrol and is barely 55 km away from Montafon.
There are a total of 141 groomed slopes, consisting of 43% for beginners, 40% for advanced and 17% for professionals. In addition, in the area there are 200 km of deep snow slopes and also a large number of off slope routes that experts can explore with the help of a guide.

Furthermore, in Sant Anton there is also a freestyle ski & snowboard area – the stanton park.
The freestyle fun park is divided into three areas with features for every skill level.
You can expect kickers as well as a lot of rails and boxes. On the kickerline you can find jumps between 7 and 11 meters as well as various jibs.

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3rd place: Winterberg

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Winterberg is located in the west of Germany in the state of Nordrhein-Westfalen. In Winterberg, a total of 81 downhill runs with a total length of 56 kilometers are waiting for you.
A special feature in Winterberg are 14 floodlit slopes that allow three additional hours of skiing fun in the evening.

The Funpark Winterberg-Neuastenberg has something for every riding level: from the Easy Line and the Jibe Line to the Pro Line with rails, boxes, 12-meter down rail and much more.

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2nd place: Saalbach Hinterglemm

best ski resorts austria Saalbach Hinterglemm

Saalbach Hinterglemm is another Austrian ski resort. Saalbach Hinterglemm is located southwest of Salzburg in the Austrian Alps, about 180 km from Munich.
With 270 kilometers of slopes, the Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn is one of the largest and best ski resorts in Austria.
In total there are 140km of blue, 112km of red and 18km of black runs, various snow parks, a freeride park and also floodlit slopes.

In the Nitro Snowpark, for example, there are numerous rails and boxes for beginners and pros, as well as a GoPro bag jump. The Freeride Park offers a mixed offer for freeride and freestyle – so there is a combination of deep snow and created obstacles.

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1st place: Laax

ski resorts switzerland Laax

And now the best ski resort of the become-a-pro community: Laax. There are 224 kilometers of slopes with blue, red and black slopes, which are distributed over 28 lifts.
On special dates there is also the possibility of skiing and snowboarding at night.

In addition, you can find 4 snow parks with over 90 obstacles, including plenty things for skiing and snowboarding beginners. In addition, this year starts the Free60 – Natural Terrain Park. All levels from easy to pro can try the combination of freestyle and powder there.

Find out more here.