Ultimate Ski Resort Guide

A ski resort is simply a mountain resort created for winter sports that have pisted runs and a lift system to access them. However they vary widely around the world. In Europe, most ski resorts have spawned out from towns or villages at the bottom of mountains. In North America, ski resorts are more typically separate purpose-built resorts.

On this page we review ski resorts we've actually been to as independent skiers, unlike many other sites out here on the interwebs...

Ultimate Jasna Ski Resort Review
I did a ski season in Whistler-Blackcomb in 06/07. I was a “Blackcomb Boy” living in Upper Village to the[...]
Insiders Guide to Meribel
Perfectly situated in the heart of the largest linked ski area in the world, Meribel is a fascinating ski resort[...]
Revelstoke Is Fun For All The Family
Revelstoke is famous as the North American resort for serious skiers. Boasting the longest lift-served continuous vertical drop in North[...]
Top 5 Ski Resorts For The Advanced Solo Skier
Whether you’re bored of your regular ski haunts, or you just want an excuse to leave your beginner friends behind,[...]
Top 10 Child Friendly Ski Resorts in Europe
Europe is fantastic for skiing, with plenty of opportunities for both beginners and experts to fill their days with skiing[...]
St Martin de Belleville Chalets
St Martin de Belleville is a charming, traditional Savoyarde village and great base for exploring the Three Valleys. St Martin combines[...]
Five Things You Didn’t Know About Tignes
So, I’ve been based in Tignes for three winters now, and each season I’m always surprised at how many new[...]
Driving British Columbia
Me and Gav did a season in Whistler, Canada back in 05/06 and took a three week road trip around[...]
Hitting up Kopaonik in Serbia
I originally wrote this post for SCUK on a media trip to Kopaonik in Serbia for the launch of SSX.[...]

Where we've actually been


Meribel & Three Valleys (Rich & Gav 2003)

Les 2 Alpes (Rich 2000 & 2007)

Serre Chevalier (Rich & Gav 2007)

La Rosiere (Gav 2004)


St Anton (Rich & Gav 2006)

Saalbach (Rich & Gav 2002)

Kaprun (Rich 2012)


Whistler (Rich & Gav season 2005 / 2006)

Big White (Rich & Gav 2006)

Whitewater (Rich & Gav 2006)


Lake Tahoe (Rich & Gav 2008)


Tatranska Lomnica (Rich 2015, 2016, 2017)

Jasna (Rich 2018)


Pas de la Casa (Gav 2003)


Kopaonik (Gav 2012)

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