The call of the wild ski trails
Northern resorts have been busy upgrading facilities to lure Australian tourists, writes Angela Saurine
AS THE weather cools down in the northern hemisphere, the competition between ski resorts is heating up.
We look at the best enhancements and additions at the resorts most popular with Australian travellers. snowmaking and upgrade 6ha of existing snowmaking.
Vail Resorts’ popular Epic Pass, which provides unlimited skiing at all Vail resorts for $US699 ($A670) now also includes three days’ skiing or riding at Verbier in Switzerland.
See vail.com and a new name. The Little Nell also plans to bring back its popular pop-up champagne bar, The Oasis, from late February through to April. The secret location of this movable bar can be found by following The Little Nell on Twitter or Facebook.
Family-friendly Snowmass has added 93ha of terrain on Burnt Mountain, for a total skiable area of 1360ha, the second-largest ski area in Colorado.
See aspensnowmass.com remodelled and a heated outdoor patio added at Empire Canyon Lodge.
See deervalley.com properties and three all-new terrain parks. See parkcitymountain.com or canyonsresort.com