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Everyone who ski’s or snowboards has a favourite destination when it comes to this popular winter sport, and if you and your family have yet to decide where to spend your sporting holiday here are some things for you to consider.
The United States
Most people have heard of Colorado, and with 11 resorts to consider you may want to spend a couple of extra weeks swishing down the slopes. Probably the most popular venue is Aspen; you can stay right on the mountain and ski in and out from your fully furnished chalet.
Lake Tahoe is in California and boasts 12 ski resorts. Kirkwood Mountain Resort gets more snow than any of the others and is perfect if you are planning a family ski holiday. Heavenly Valley is close to the Stateline and is where you will want to head if you want to spend your evenings at the casino. This is the largest resort on the lake and caters for beginners, intermediate and advanced skiers and snowboarders.
Switzerland is home to the Matterhorn, which is one of the most well known mountains in the world, and if you are looking for somewhere unusual to spend the night the Igloo Village on Rotenboden is the place for you. The village can accommodate up to 40 people and is a destination that you will want to return to again and again.
The Austrian Alps offer all kinds of packages for skiers. Innsbruck is the capital city and is internationally renowned for its winter sports centre. The glacier lifts on the Stubai are open 365 days a year and offer excellent skiing for the more advanced skier.
Wherever you decide to spend your ski holiday be sure and do your research. You will want to get the best value for money, and most resorts will offer some sort of discount travel package.