dearJulius.com

World's Best Under-the-Radar Ski Destinations

GET A SERIOUS POWDER FIX (WITHOUT LONG LINES!) AT THESE UP-AND-COMING SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING DESTINATIONS.


By Jessica Festa, Eagle Creek

Sure, you’ve heard of Aspen, Whistler and Tahoe—some of the most recognizable ski destinations in North America—but where do you go if you want a less-crowded destination that still boasts fresh powder and amazing trails? Throw your gear in a wheeled duffle and head to one of these emerging skiing and snowboarding spots, snow-obsessed locales that offer a world-class ski experience withouthoards of people clogging up the lift lines. Just make sure to visit them soon—they won’t be under the radar for long.


Mount Bachelor, Bend, Oregon

Mount Bachelor—which is actually an extinct volcano—is a unique ski destination offering both downhill and Nordic skiing. While there isn’t any lodging on the mountain (Mount Bachelor is located on and surrounded by hundreds of thousands of acres of Forest Service land), skiers typically stay in the lively town of Bend, located about 20 minutes from the mountain. It’s a fun-filled locale with restaurants, art galleries, outdoor adventure and more mirco- and craft- breweries per capita than any other part of the United States. Bend started as a logging town with a largely Scandinavian population, a heritage that helped to give skiing its start in the area. What makes the mountain unique is that skiers have the ability to ski 360 degrees off the summit, with the top 1,500 feet (457 meters) of vertical above the tree line. The mountain’s tree skiing is among the best in the US, as the trees they are widely spaced. Recently, the Forest Service granted Mount Bachelor a new master development plan, which will add over 600 acres (243 hectares) of skiable terrain—mostly for advanced skiers—making it one of America’s five largest ski areas. The breakdown of Mount Bachelors ski trails is about 15 percent beginner, 25 percent intermediate, 35 percent advanced and 25 percent expert. Season: November through May


Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada

While most skiers visiting British Columbia head straight to Whistler Blackcomb, Revelstoke is a destination you should also add to your must-visit list. Featuring 5,620 feet (1,713 meters) of vertical drop—North America’s highest—as well as 3,121 acres (1,263 hectares) of groomed trails, high alpine bowls, gladed terrain and straight-line runs. What truly makes this resort worth a visit is its heli-skiing offerings, which guests can conveniently access from the same village base as the lift, cat, and backcountry ski runs (it’s the only ski resort in the world to offer this).  If you’re adventurous, check out the resort’s North Side Bowl, aimed mostly at intermediate-advanced to advanced-level skiers. Snowfall on the mountain averages an impressive 360 to 540 inches (12 to 18 meters) per year, and the levels of the mountain’s 40 trails break down to 10 percent beginner, 42.5 percent intermediate, and 47.5 percent advanced. The newest addition to the slopes is the Turtle Creek Rail Line (opened during the 2012-2013 season), which takes you through the Turtle Creek Beginner Area. Other amenities at Revelstoke include a tube park, paragliding, and dog sledding. Travel Tip: No matter what level slopes you choose ride, keep your money, IDs and credit cards safe on the slopes by wearing a money belt, which goes under your clothing and zips securely. Season: November through April


Engelberg, Switzerland

Throughout most of its existence not even locals really took advantage of Engelberg’s ski offerings. It’s only recently that they’re starting to notice just what a gem this ski resort truly is. As Engelberg is only just starting to get popular, it still remains relatively quiet, meaning skiers can immerse themselves in a peaceful world of powder-capped peaks, cliffs, glaciers, over 50 miles (80 kilometers) of piste, and consistently deep snow. Here you can experience one of Switzerland’s highest vertical drops at 6,562 feet (2,000 meters), as well as an off-piste skiing mecca for advanced skiers, for example, the “Steinberg,” which features glacial and crevassed terrain and 4,000 feet (1,219 meters) of vertical. Additionally, Engelberg is located only an hour from Lucerne as well as Zurich, giving you great options for further exploration of Switzerland. In Engelberg itself, you can enjoy its vibrant wellness culture full of spas and active pursuits. Season: October through May


Furano, Japan

While Japan may not be the first country that comes to mind when you think of skiing, it’s actually home to more than 600 ski resorts! This shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise, as 75 percent of Japan is covered in mountains, many of which enjoy reliable and heavy snowfall. Niseko is one of the most popular resorts of choice for international travelers, but for an up-and-coming choice, look to Furano. As Furano has made a habit of hosting major ski events it’s beginning to get more and more recognized by the outside world…but it still manages to retain a non-resort feel. There are many reasons to book a flight to this ski resort: It has a vertical drop of 3,163 feet (964 meters), an average snowfall of 26 feet (8 meters), consistently sunny skies, and one of the fastest ski lifts in Hokkaido. This resort is great for families and beginner/intermediate skiers, with 16 miles (25 kilometers) of groomed trails, which 40 percent beginner, 40 percent intermediate and 20 percent advanced (you’ll still find some steep terrain and challenging moguls). Bonus: Furano is one of the only ski resorts in Japan to offer such a large variety of accommodation styles to fit every budget, such as self-contained apartments, chalets, hostels, bed and breakfasts, pensions, and hotels.  Season: December through May


St Sorlin d'Arves, France

A lesser-known ski resort in the popular Les Sybelles ski area, St Sorlin d'Arves has much to offer those who know about it. It’s one of the newer ski resorts, and is still developing its trails and amenities. Along with the scenic beauty of the French Alps, you can look forward to more than 186 miles (300 kilometers) of pistes, well-groomed runs, reliable snow fall, slopes starting at 5,085 feet (1,550 meters) of vertical drop, and 10 miles (16 kilometers) of cross country ski trails. Out of their 93 trails, 51 are beginner, 35 are intermediate and 7 are advanced. After you’re done for the day, head to the charming village of St Sorlin for some low-key apres-ski. Bonus: The resort’s prime location allows skiers to explore the rest of the Les Sybelles ski area, one of the country’s largest skiable domains, with more than 186 miles (300 kilometers) of intermediate skiing. Season: December through April

Where do you plan on skiing or snowboarding this winter season?
Travel Tips & Wellness, Destination Inspiration



Made with in NYC
Name

4th of July,7,Abu Dhabi,2,Accessories,84,Acne,3,Adventure,32,Adventure Travel,638,Advice,283,Africa,26,African Food,2,AIDS,1,Air Travel,150,Alabama,5,Alaska,20,Alberta,1,Alcohol,4,All About Beer,1,All About Wine,2,Alternative Treatments,4,America,77,American Food,5,Amsterdam,2,Android,11,Anguilla,3,Animal,367,Animal Health,1,Animals,69,Anniversary,1,Anniversary Cake,11,Antarctica,7,Antigua,3,Appetizers & Snacks,2,Apple,11,Apps,16,Argentina,15,Arizona,19,Arkansas,2,Armenia,1,Asia Travel,47,Asian Food,7,Asthma,4,Athens,3,Austin,8,Australia,92,Australian Food,1,Austria,13,Autism,1,Auto Insurance,1,Auto Show,52,Autos,212,Azerbaijan,1,Baby Shower Cake,29,Back Pain,25,Bahamas,13,Balance Work & Life,50,Banana Cakes,2,Bangladesh,8,Barn Finds,1,Bathroom,43,Be a Better Manager,33,Beach Travel,58,Beards and Shaving,29,Beef Recipes,7,Belarus,1,Belgium,9,Belize,15,Bermuda,5,Best Products,1,Better Partner,40,Beverages,3,Bhutan,9,Bills to Pay,35,Birds,4,Birth Control,1,Birthday Cake,109,Blue Lagoon,2,Blueberry Cake,11,Bolivia,3,Books,2,Botswana,3,Brazil,38,Bread,11,Breads,1,Break Room,12,Breakfast & Brunch,6,Breakup,19,Breakups,3,Broken Hearts,5,Brownie,8,Brunei,1,Budget Travel,97,Bundt Cake,30,Business Skills,102,Butter Cake,52,Buying,1,By Region,3,Cake Decorating,113,Cakes,54,California,109,Cambodia,4,Camera,6,Canada,80,Cancer,73,Car Shows,1,Car Tech,2,Caramel Cake,5,Career,86,Career Advice,298,Career Choice,125,Career Growth,180,Career Paths,24,Career Problem,8,Caribbean,45,Caribbean & Mexico,5,Carrot Cake,22,Cats,49,Celebrity,17,Celebs,1,Ceremonial Cake,9,Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles,1,Cheese Recipes,4,Cheesecakes,251,Chicago,7,Chicago Auto Show,2,Chicken Recipes,14,Chiffon Cake,5,Children's Health,21,Chile,7,China,21,Chocolate Cake,395,Christmas,35,Christmas Cake,23,Christmas Travel,14,Classic Cars,39,Cleaning Tips,144,Clinical Practice,1,Clothes,1,Cocktail Recipes,2,Coconut Cake,21,Coffee,1,Coffee Cake,15,Coliseum,1,Colombia,18,Colorado,32,Columbia,3,Communication,2,Companies,2,Compassion,2,Computing,16,Connecticut,4,Consumer Electronics Show,5,Cookies,10,Cooking,8,Corporate Travel,2,Costa Rica,13,Country Travel,249,Creative,309,Creative Idea,22,Creative Ideas,37,Croatia,15,Cruiser Travel,16,Cuba,18,Cultural Travel,66,Cupcake,322,Customs & Classics,2,Czech Republic,6,D.C.,2,Dandruff,1,Dating,18,Dating Advice,73,Dating Advice for Women,22,Dating Tips,13,Decor,23,Decorating Ideas,181,Delaware,1,Demotivational,636,Denmark,12,Dental Health,26,Dentistry,1,Depression,24,Desert Travel,1,Desserts,3,Detroit Auto Show,4,Diabetes,25,Diet,131,Dining Out,3,Dinner,14,Disease,116,Divorce,15,DIY,112,DIY Fashion,31,Dogs,156,Doughnuts,5,Dress,23,Drink,27,Drinks,1,Drinks & Cocktails,4,Driving,3,Drugs,3,Dubai,15,Ears,2,East Africa,4,Easter,1,Easter Island,1,Easter Travel,1,Eco Travel,18,Ecuador,7,Education,87,Eggs,3,Egypt,4,Electronics,4,Electronics and Gadgets,2,Emirates,1,England,13,Entertainment,148,Enthusiasts,131,Entrepreneurship,40,Estonia,2,Eswatini,1,Ethiopia,2,Europe,110,European Food,8,Exercises,51,Eye Health,28,Facts,284,Fall Travel,43,Family,16,Family Travel,128,Faroe Island,1,Fashion,126,Fashion for Kids,2,Fashion for Man,12,Fashion for Woman,31,Fat Loss,91,Father's Day Cake,4,Father's Day Travel,1,Featured,207,Features,1130,Festival Travel,25,Fiji,6,Finance,4,Finland,16,Fish & Seafood,13,Fitness,746,Fitness & Exercise,219,Florida,69,Food,138,Food and Drink,14,France,37,Frankfurt Motor Show,2,Free Travel,3,French,6,French Polynesia,5,Friendship,40,Fruit & Veggie Recipes,8,Fruitcake,70,Fruits,4,Fuel Economy,1,Funny,546,Gadgets,31,Galapagos,3,Games,12,Garden,24,Gardening,276,Gearheads,1,General,7,Geneva Motor Show,3,Georgia,14,Germany,18,Get Healthy,63,Ghana,2,Girlfriend Grooming,10,Google,15,Graduation Cake,2,Gratitude,11,Greece,37,Green Living,5,Greenland,1,Grooming,89,Guatemala,2,Hair,52,Hair Care,22,Hairstyle,65,Halloween,29,Halloween Cake,12,Halloween Travel,9,Happiness,19,Hawaii,53,Hayden Panettiere,1,Headache,22,Health,481,Health & Fitness,300,Health Care,466,Health Insurance,1,Healthcare Tech,6,Healthy,12,Healthy Eating,186,Healthy Habits,159,Healthy Living,179,Hearing,1,Hiking Travel,63,HIV/AIDS,4,Holiday Travel,28,Holland,1,home,31,Home & Garden,205,Home and Decor,484,Honeymoon Travel,128,Hong Kong,13,Horoscope,31,Hot Rod Power Tour,1,Hotels,71,Housekeeper,8,Hungary,3,Ice cream Cake,21,Iceland,41,Idaho,4,Ideas,11,Illinois,13,Imports,1,Impress a Girl,20,Impress Women,4,Independence Day Travel,1,India,36,Indiana,5,Indonesia,13,Indoor Gardening,69,Industry,5,Inspiration,58,Insurance,5,Internet,19,Internship,8,Interview Skills,37,Investing,12,iPad,2,iPhone,6,Iraq,1,Ireland,36,Island,60,islands,2,Israel,9,Italy,56,Jamaica,8,Japan,44,Jealousy,2,Job Search,47,Jordan,6,Just For Fun,2,Kansas,6,Kentucky,2,Kenya,2,Kids & Pets,10,Kitchen,67,Koala,1,Korea,2,Kyrgyzstan,1,Lamb,2,Laptops,4,Latin America,3,Latin American Food,1,Latvia,1,Laundry,6,Layer Cake,95,Leadership,44,Legs,1,Lemon Cake,18,Life,1,Life Hacks,244,LifeStyle,742,Lithuania,2,London,24,Long Distance Relationship,24,Los Angeles Auto Show,14,Louisiana,9,Love,130,Lowa,4,Lunch,5,Luxembourg,1,Luxury Travel,35,Maine,6,Maintenance,3,Makeup & Beauty,11,Malaysia,1,Maldives,15,Malta,2,Mango Cake,3,Marketing,10,Markets,11,Marriage,97,Marshmallow,3,Maryland,6,Massachusetts,9,Massage,5,Mauritius,6,Meditation,29,Men & Women,18,Men's Health,14,Mental Health,294,Mexico,74,Miami,13,Michigan,5,Microsoft,6,Middle Eastern Food,2,Mind,3,Mississippi,2,Missouri,7,Mobile,22,Moldova,1,Monaco,1,Money,2,Money & Career,21,Monkey,1,Montana,12,Morocco,20,Mother's Day Travel,1,Motivation,2,Motorcycles,106,Motorsports,2,Mousse,2,Muffins,9,Mug Cake,14,Multiple Sclerosis,1,Muscle Cars,4,Muscle Cars & Hot Rods,3,Muscle Gain,2,Myanmar,9,Namibia,4,Nature,4,Nature Travel,102,Nepal,6,Netherlands,11,Nevada,23,Nevis,1,New Bikes,2,New Car Deals,1,New England,5,New Jersey,2,New Mexico,6,New Year Fashion,6,New Year's Day Travel,6,New York,55,New York Auto Show,3,New York City,20,New Zealand,47,Newfoundland,1,Newlyweds,4,News,334,Nicaragua,2,North America,11,North Carolina,6,North Dakota,1,North Ireland,1,Northern Ireland,1,Norway,20,Nutrition,447,Occasional Travel,9,Oceania,1,Offbeat,618,Ohio,6,Oman,5,Online Date Tips,2,Operating Systems,2,Oral,4,Oregon,10,outdoor,3,Ownership,61,Pain,24,Painting,16,Pakistan,2,Panama,5,Pancake,19,Panda,1,Panna Cotta,3,Paraguay,1,Parenting,370,Paris,23,Paris Motor Show,4,Pasta,2,Pastry,7,Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance,2,Penguin,4,Pennsylvania,10,Personal Finance,164,Peru,21,Pets,147,Phoenix,1,Photo Feature,1,Pie,27,Plum Cake,1,Poke Cake,10,Poland,3,Popular Ingredients,26,Pork Recipes,7,Portable Media,14,Portugal,21,Pound Cake,55,Prague,1,Pregnancy,72,Premium,1,Printer,2,Protein Bars,1,Psychology,1,Pudding,9,Puerto Rico,7,Pumpkin Cake,45,Qatar,6,Quick & Easy Recipes,11,Real Estate,72,Recalls,4,Recipe,1097,Recipes,52,Recipes & Meal Ideas,3,Recipes By Course,5,Relationship,167,Relationship Advice,180,Relationship Advice for Men,23,Relationship Advice for Women,27,Relationship Problems,58,Relationship Secrets,14,Relationships,137,Research,94,Resort,11,Restaurants & News,13,Resume,11,Retirement,10,Reviews,1,Rhode Island,2,River Travel,2,Road Trips,49,Romania,4,Romantic Getaways,15,Rome,5,Russia,16,Safety,5,Saint Lucia,1,Saint Patrick's Day Travel,1,Salad,6,San Miguel de Allende,1,Scotland,10,Seasonal,56,Seasonal Travel,59,Security,9,Self Help,14,Self-Care,3,SEMA Show,5,Senior Relationship,2,Sex,7,Sexual Health,19,Shanghai Auto Show,7,Shaving,1,Sheet Cake,20,Shirt,4,Shoes,1,Shopping,10,Shots & Shooters,1,Side Dishes,4,Sightseeing Tours,2,Singapore,18,Ski Resorts,10,Skin Care,47,Sleep,62,Slovenia,6,Small Business,163,Smartphone,28,Smile,1,Smoothies & Juices,3,Snacks,1,Social Media,44,Solo Travel,24,Solomon Islands,1,Somoa,1,Soth Africa,1,South Africa,14,South America,3,South Carolina,4,South Dakota,5,South Korea,3,South Pacific,2,Space Travel,14,Spain,33,Special,46,Special Cake,579,Special Feature,113,Special Features,485,Sponge Cake,15,Sports and Exotics,4,Sports Cars,8,Spring Travel,23,Squirrel,1,Sri Lanka,6,Strawberry Cake,22,Stress Relief,35,Stroke,2,Student Travel,1,Style Guide,25,Summer Travel,53,Summer Vacation,8,Supercars,10,Sweden,19,Swiss Alps,1,Switzerland,20,Tahiti,1,Taiwan,3,Tanzania,1,Tarts,12,Taxes,7,Teas,2,Tech,89,Tech Advice,12,Tech Education,7,Tech Hacks,19,Tech Updates,2,Technology,12,Teen Advice,4,Teeth,5,Tennessee,6,Texas,57,Thailand,31,Thanksgiving Cake,4,Thanksgiving Travel,5,Therapy,3,Things to Do,165,Tibet,2,Tips,264,Tips & Tricks,6,Tokyo Motor Show,2,Tools & Skills,16,Top Stocks,1,Traditional Cake,4,Train Travel,23,Training,1,Transportation,22,Travel,206,Travel Advice,64,Travel Apps,1,Travel Guide,40,Travel Tips,149,Trends,7,Trucks,1,True Health,5,Tunisia,2,Turkey,10,Turkish,1,Tuscany,1,TV,2,UAE,10,UK,40,Ukrine,1,Understanding Women,28,Urban Travel,47,Uruguary,1,USA,629,Utah,12,Uzbekistan,1,Vacation Travel,245,Valentine's Day Cake,7,Valentine's Day Travel,1,Vanilla Cake,17,Vegetables,3,Vehicle Travel,2,Venezuela,1,Vermont,4,Victoria Falls,1,Vietnam,5,Virginia,5,Waffles,3,Washington,15,Washington DC,20,Web & Social,17,Wedding,14,Wedding Cake,549,Weddings,60,Weddings Travel,4,Weight Gain,23,Weight Loss,468,Weird,172,Wellness,75,West Indies,2,Wi-Fi,2,Wildlife Travel,13,Winter Travel,56,Wisconsin,5,Women Lifestyle,23,Women's,66,Women's Health,173,Work Environment,77,Workouts,81,Worldwide,155,Wyoming,2,xxx,1,Yemen,1,Yoga,58,YouTube,3,Zadar,2,Zambia,3,Zimbabwe,4,
ltr
item
Home Magazine: World's Best Under-the-Radar Ski Destinations
World's Best Under-the-Radar Ski Destinations
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-6-O4AZ9Svzs/XHzy2hFjSsI/AAAAAAAAfBo/bcAbCd_01ywyElCxEMYqssjW7A6und66ACLcBGAs/s1600/travel.dearjulius.com.jpg
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-6-O4AZ9Svzs/XHzy2hFjSsI/AAAAAAAAfBo/bcAbCd_01ywyElCxEMYqssjW7A6und66ACLcBGAs/s72-c/travel.dearjulius.com.jpg
Home Magazine
https://home.dearjulius.com/2019/03/world-best-under-radar-ski-destinations.html
https://home.dearjulius.com/
https://home.dearjulius.com/
https://home.dearjulius.com/2019/03/world-best-under-radar-ski-destinations.html
true
3672986080801762734
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Read More Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy