This ultimate skier and snowboarder bucket list, from celebrated runs in Alta, Utah, to the challenge of Switzerland's 4 Vallees races through 100 energizing snowy experiences for all levels. Filled with beautiful National Geographic photography, wisdom from experts, need-to-know travel information, and practical tips, this inspirational guide offers the planet's best ski and snowboarding experiences on breathtaking slopes around the world. Complete with a foreword from celebrated Olympic alpine skier Lindsey Vonn, 100 Slopes of a Lifetime is divided by interest and skill level: cross-country routes to intermediate downhill moguls to expert-only backcountry terrain, skiers and snowboarders will find the perfect destination for their dream terrain. From dreamy Colorado escapes to Hokkaido, Japan, where Siberian storms dump more than 60 feet of snow every year, you'll find countless slopes to add to your bucket list from the wilds of Alaska to breathtaking Morocco. Plus find plenty of apres ski activities including:
Getting up close with elk in Jackson Hole
Trying Europe's longest toboggan run
Or sampling the Dolomite's finest cuisine)
Grab your skis or boards; this comprehensive and innovative guide will lead you to experience the greatest snow-play adventures the world has to offer!
About the Author
Gordy Megroz is a correspondent and former editor for Outside magazine. He is also a regular contributor to Men's Journal, Bloomberg Business Week, Mountain magazine, and SKI, where he writes investigative pieces, as well as profiles of athletes, companies, and places. Megroz was born and raised in Vermont and now lives in Jackson, Wyoming. When he's not at his desk, you can find him skiing, mountain biking, or climbing around the Tetons.