To the uninitiated, one ski resort looks pretty much like another. But there is an incredible variety of ski resorts, each with its own character and charm, with a storied history or a bold future, and each with its pros and cons. From the huge French interconnected super resorts with high speed cable cars, concrete architecture, and smooth, fast pistes, to small Canadian resorts with a handful of creaking chairlifts and backcountry access – snowgenius has been lucky enough to visit dozens of resorts throughout the world.
Here is a list of some of our current favourites. It’s by no means definitive, and we’ve had to miss off some truly excellent resorts.