For anyone who has only ever skied in Europe, a trip to North America will be a pleasant surprise. The excellent all round skiing and spectacular scenery, combined with superb customer service, fantastic resort facilities, spacious pistes, no lift queues and outstanding lift systems will make this an unforgettable experience. The skiing in North America is some of the best skiing available. The Continent has numerous great ski areas to offer.
There are four major ski areas in the USA, California and the West including Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and New England in the East. Vail, Breckenridge and Lake Tahoe are just a few resorts which offer a superb winter holiday experience.
The ski terrain in the USA is varied. Either being a beginner or advanced skier, you will always have plenty of choice. Snowboarders will also find plenty of suitable terrain. North America is also suitable for family ski holidays, with many resorts offering superb ski schools, and great childcare services at great savings to prices in Europe.
Thanks to the many high altitude resorts, you can be confident that there will be plenty of snow both on and off the pistes. Most resorts open on Thanksgiving week end in November and close in late April. Though a few such as Mammoth and Arapahoe Basin can stay open into late May and beyond.
The area is renowned for the off piste skiing which is excellent, and you will not find any better fresh powder skiing than here! So if have never experienced powder or off piste skiing or boarding then head to the US now.