It always comes to the name of skiing or winter recreation, whether those who have never been to skiing or professional skiers consider all of Switzerland and the Alps as a symbol of skiing and winter sports. This article will introduce you to ten lesser-known ski slopes around the world that are of good quality and standard and have not yet become very expensive and crowded slopes. If you are a skier, you know that nothing is more enjoyable in winter than a well-crafted, secluded piste with plenty of amenities. Some of these slopes have other facilities and ski slopes, such as sledging, tube riding and skating for friends or family activities.
Cairngorm Mountain, Scotland
There is a 30 km ski slope with world standards where you will enjoy a skiing experience in the heart of the snow-capped heights of Scotland. The track has 11 lifts and a modern ski school whose skilled instructors train novice and professional athletes at every level. After flying to Scotland, you have to take the only cable car to the UK’s tallest restaurant and post office. The cost of training on the track for adults starts from. 99, which includes the cost of the coach and the entrance fee.
Cherry Peak Resort, Utah, USA
Would you like to skate on a very new piste? Go to the Cherry Peak Resort in Utah and ski as much as you want on 29 ski trails, only one of which is 1/25 mile, and cross the snow. Paths with many challenges for professionals and smoother ways for beginners are defined. There are also special facilities for recreation such as horseback riding and ice skating. Night skiing (5pm to 9pm) costs $ 25 for adults and $ 49m for day skiing (9am to 4pm).
Yes, you read that right: Lebanon. The Middle East is not just about war and cannons and guns. The Mzaar in Lebanon is one of the largest ski resorts in the region. In addition to the ski slope, the Mzaar is also a good hangout for extended stays and winter gatherings. The total ski slopes of this piste reach 80 km, most of which are comprehensive and suitable for beginners. This track is one hour away from Beirut with its various routes and views of the beach and Beirut on sunny days. Of course, if you stay at the Intercontinental Hotel, you can start skiing right outside the hotel.
Saint Martin de Belleville, Three Valleys ski resort, France
Terry Valleys is a well-known area in France, but the Saint Martin de Belleville area still retains its French countryside; Where its people eat their homemade ham, make cheese and keep chickens and roosters. By staying in this beautiful environment, you can ski 600 km of steep and varied route. In this pristine rural area, many newly built cottages accommodate a large number of guests. These cottages also provide breakfast, afternoon tea, dinner and drinks and a shuttle service with the driver, but you have to pay for these services.
Kranjska Gora, Slovenia
There is only one geographical point where the Slavs, Germans and Romanians’ cultures intersect, and a common topic is formed between these cultures. This international and multicultural alpine track is located in the farthest corner of Slovenia. As much as this region has a unique culture and food, it has 18 equally impressive ski slopes at about 1215 meters above the ground. The track has easy trails for intermediate skiers, but it amazes professional skiers with various routes and cross-country skiing. One-day admission to the way is € 31.5 for adults and € 20 for children. The cost of monthly accommodation is 182 Euros for adults and 113 Euros for children.
Want more than skiing? In addition to desert skiing on the new route of Lapland, in Saariselka, you can do a variety of winter and snow activities; For example, a walk in the snow, an adventure in a snowmobile, or even a ride on an Eskimo sleigh and a Husky dog in a polar environment, and in short, anything that refreshes you in the polar cold. Like the Lebanese mausoleum, it is a long-stay complex with an ancient and traditional rural setting with Finnish tango dancing and reindeer. If you choose the right time, you might as well watch the aurora borealis!
Samoëns is a historic village and is part of a much larger ski complex in France with 265 km of slopes. But you will also find an alpine botanical garden, a local market for local produce (ham, cheese and pastries) and a large, traffic-free square covered with lemon trees. This area is only an hour away from Geneva, but it is not at all impossible to find a crowded place, and you may be the only villager outside the village. Skiing in this rural area costs 45 euros for a day and 316 euros for a week.
la thuile, Italy
The Aosta valley area is well known, but La Tuiley is somehow designed and run for relative peace and quiet. The vast and easy slopes of this area make skiing enjoyable for amateurs and families. Because this area is located on the border of Italy and France, you can ski the downhill route from the summit of Mont Blanc to the village or vice versa up the way to France and the neighbourhood of La Rosa’s town. The lifts operate in both the French and Italian regions and cost € 40 a day.
Baqueira Beret, Spain
Would you like to ski with the royal family? The Spanish royal family loves the Baqueira track in the north of Spain on the Pyrenees in Dirans Bonaigua. This complex is an ideal place for intermediate skiers, but it also has good routes for professionals. In 2015, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the track, 21 new routes were added, increasing the total length of the routes to 146 km. A day skiing at the piste costs € 49 for adults and € 32 for children. The weekly usage costs 255 Euros for adults and 160 Euros for children.
Have you heard anything about Åre? It can be said that the Swedes have somehow kept the old ski slope for themselves, a hill that is full of snow between December and May, and 89 of its tracks are not known at all to non-Swedes. The Åre route in eastern Sweden is the best track for children and beginners, while another part in the heart of Åre is a challenging route for professionals. The complex features dog sledging, ice skating and shopping boutiques for non-skiers to enjoy staying in the area. One week stay in this area costs 161£ and one day stay 33£.