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6 ASTONISHINGLY BEAUTIFUL SKI DESTINATIONS YOU MUST SEE

If you’re looking for a memorable ski holiday, you’re spoilt for choice. From unmanicured rough runs, vertigo-inducing ski areas to popular resorts, here are choices for beginners and experts, plus some family-friendly skiing. Feast your eyes on the view, this is green travel and adventure at its most thrilling. adventure travel ideas adventure travel vacations adventure travel bucket lists

Highest & Steepest ski area in North America: Silverton Mountain, Colorado

Surrounded by 1,819 acres of descents in every direction, there are bowls, chutes, cliffs and wonderful natural terrain to be explored in Silverton Mountain, Colorado. With a peak elevation of 13,487 feet, the mountain is left in its natural state with no cut runs.adventure travel ideas adventure travel vacations adventure travel bucket lists

The base lies at 10,400 ft with a single lift that drops you at 12,300 ft. Once at the top, there’s easy hiking along a ridge to access terrain that can total 3,000 ft vertical drop in a single run. Not for the faint-hearted, this magnificent terrain is for advanced skiers. Steel yourself, it’s an adventure of a lifetime.adventure travel ideas adventure travel vacations adventure travel bucket lists

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Silverton mountain, Colorado. Photo: Zach Dischner via Wikimedia Commons adventure travel ideas adventure travel vacations adventure travel bucket lists

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