Advanced and High Octane Skiing for Adrenaline Junkies
18th November 2015
At Ski Line we cater to every skiing need and this includes skiers looking for something out of the ordinary and to really get the blood pumping around your veins. Here we will look at the top choices for advanced skiing holidays.
Whilster’s huge terrain sets the resort apart from its competitors on both sides of the Atlantic, and with a huge terrain comes a wonderful array of adrenaline fuelled skiing opportunities.
The twin peaks of Whistler include black runs, diamond runs and cross country terrains.
Perhaps the most famous of the many runs is on the Blackcomb Mountain. The Spanky’s Ladder Run is an incredibly steep, fast and winding run for advanced skiers to tackle as they head down the Blackcomb Glacier.
Chamonix is a popular resort for skiers worldwide and the wide range of terrains, cliffs and crevasses require a lot of skill to navigate to remain safe. Expert skiers tend to enjoy Chamonix for the challenge it offers and favourite is the Glacier on Mont Blanc – those who are looking to make the step up can ski the area with a guide to build initial confidence.
The popularity of Chamonix means booking early is essential to ensure your 2016 ski holiday meets your expectations.
St Anton, Austria
St Anton has everything – friendly locals, après ski and a huge ski area with regular snowfall.
Expert skiers often flock to the Austrian ski resort and compete on the famous runs (all friendly of course) which creates an amazing atmosphere for the thrill seekers and skiers looking for a challenge.
An essential ski for the experts is the Valluga tour. Although you’re not allowed on the tour without a guide, it is a challenging tour with a lot of very fun elements involved – totally worth the small additional cost to the holiday.
St Martin de Belleville, France
The French resort of St Martin de Belleville is perfect for a ski holiday as it offers 600km of piste and 33 black runs to get the expert skier watering at the mouth.
Most popular for advanced skiers is The Three Valleys and is a fantastic area to ski away from large crowds and really pick up speed.
The resort is also very budget friendly for those looking for advanced skiing without exclusive price tags.
Kitzbuhel offers advanced skiers great value for money and comes with a range of difficult slopes, routes and runs.
The Mausefalle on the Streif is particularly steep and a great advanced skiing challenge. Skiers can also get a taste of the annual Hahnenkamm Race which takes places in the region.