TOP 7 SKI
Ski season is finally here!
For those in search of the best ski and snowboarding activities on the planet, this is DRIFT magazine’s first ever guide and our top 7 picks for best ski regions. From Canada and the United States, to France and Italy, we have compiled a 30-page report with at-a-glance powder conditions for each of our top seven including mountain statistics and après ski info - as well as in-depth features on two of our favorites - Whistler, B.C. and Park City, Utah. Turn the page and get ready for an unforgettable ski season...
Touted as the best skiing in Norway and some of the best on the planet, Kvitfjell Ski Resort offers slopes for beginners, experts and families. Kvitfjell is situated 45 minutes north of Lillehammer, and offers excellent snow conditions. This is a ski enthusiast’s paradise. Peace, quiet and groomed runs allow enthusiasts to perfect their sport without the queues or masses of tourists. The snow arrives in October and stays to late April, and Kvitfjell offer skiing and snowboarding for all skill levels.
Kvitfjell is a place for quiet après ski enjoyment and family relaxation, and is a destination that is free of junk food and deep fried foods.
Courchevel, boasting the highest number of skilled and multilingual instructors in Europe, is a snowy playground for skiers of all ages and abilities. There are many non-ski activities also including the popular toboggan run from La Croisette to Courchevel Village on a 1.5 kilometer run.
New for Courchevel for the 2017-2018 season is an exciting 3000 meter toboggan run with a 450 meter vertical descent, four tunnels and Lemans style straight aways! Also new this season is the 1650 Moriond Gondola which will get skiers up the mountain faster in modern bubble comfort - and additional snow making equipment will ensure the mountain can handle the increased traffic.