The Largest Ski Resorts In The World

If you like winter sports, in these places you will have unlimited fun. We visit the biggest and most impressive stations you can imagine.
The largest ski resorts in the world

Skiing has gone from being an exclusive sport for the privileged few to becoming one of the fashionable sports. It is not surprising that many choose destinations where they can practice it when the holidays approach. As we know that you love skiing and know curiosities too, we will tell you about the largest ski resorts in the world.

Dolomiti Superski, at the head of the  largest ski resorts

Dolomiti Superski, one of the largest ski resorts
Dolomiti Superki – Tourist Office Selva di Val Gardena / Flickr.com

It is considered the largest track in the world, and for this reason we have placed it at number one on this list. It is estimated that it has about 1,200 kilometers spread over twelve valleys and is located in Italy, more specifically in the Trentino region.

The verticality of its slopes surprises all lovers of this sport who have ever visited it. Sella Ronda stands out, a circuit of about 40 kilometers in which to enjoy the Dolomites and that crosses three of the valleys.

This is, without a doubt, one of the most spectacular seasons in which the most experienced in the practice of winter sports can enjoy the beauty.

The Three Valleys

Track in The Three Valleys
The Three Valleys – Leo-setä / Flickr.com

Located in the French Savoy and crossing the valleys of Saint-Bon, Les Allues and Belleville are these tracks. They are considered the largest ski area in the world. More than six hundred kilometers of slopes and climbs, together with the various stations available, have made it one of the most visited destinations.

Some of the resorts that you can enjoy in this domain are Brides-les-Bains, Courchevel, Les Menuires, Méribel, Orelle, Saint Martin de Belleville, La Tania and Val Thorens. The latter is considered the highest in the world. Just take a look at which of them best suits your level and go skiing!

Portes du Soleil

Portes du Soleil
Portes du Soleil -Benjamin Dumas / Flickr.com

It has only twenty kilometers less than the previous one, making this the third largest track in the world. It is situated between France and Switzerland and has 286 slopes, 196 ski lifts, 30 snow facilities and 99 restaurants. There is no time to get bored!

In this ski area where you will find the Abondance, Avoriaz, Champéry, Châtel, La Chapelle d’Abondance, Les Gets, Morgins, Montriond, Morzine-Avoriaz, St Jean d’Aulps, Torgon and Val-d’Illiez resorts .

Park city

Park City in the United States
Park City – Sean O’Shaughnessy / Flickr.com

Located in Utah, United States, we find this track with 2,750 hectares and that has almost 300 skiable kilometers. The investment for this infrastructure was the largest ever for a ski resort, and it came from Vall Resorts. Of course, due to its size and the huge influx of people, the investment was worth it.

Big sky

Big Sky in the United States
Big Sky – peter charbonnier / Flickr.com

Another of the largest ski resorts in the world. It is in Montana, United States and is considered the third largest in the country. It has 2350 hectares and more than 250 tracks.  This, together with the highest ski slope in America, has positioned it among the top positions in this sport.

Paradiski

Paradiski ski resort
Paradiski – Philip Milne / Flickr.com

This French domain is made up of three stations: Peisey-Vallandry, Les Arcs and La Plagne. Paradiski has about 432 skiable kilometers with 232 slopes.

It has the largest cable car in the world, the Vanoise Express. It can accommodate 200 people at a time and is capable of reaching 45 km / h. It can carry 4,000 people from one place to another in an hour!

4 Valleys

4 valleys ski resort
4 Valleys – TRAILSOURCE.COM / Flickr.com

We couldn’t talk about ski resorts without mentioning Switzerland. This is the largest ski resort in the Swiss territory thanks to its 412 kilometers of slopes.  Among them, one of the most internationally recognized stands out: Verbier, considered the capital of the world of skiing.

It is in this place where the Xtreme Verbier is held every year.  It is a test of high ski difficulty that few are able to overcome.

These are the largest ski resorts in the world. If you like this sport, you cannot miss the opportunity to visit any of them. Of course, do not forget to harmonize its difficulty with your level so that you enjoy it to the fullest. 

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