Best resorts for cross-border skiing

8th February 2016 | Robert Harneis

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Which way is France? On the border between La Rosiere and La Thuile.  - ©Espace San Bernado

Which way is France? On the border between La Rosiere and La Thuile.
Copyright: Espace San Bernado

Which way is France? On the border between La Rosiere and La Thuile.  - ©Espace San Bernado
Franco-Swiss border at the top of the 'Swiss Wall' run, Portes du Soleil.  - ©Alexandre Rebaut

Franco-Swiss border at the top of the 'Swiss Wall' run, Portes du Soleil.
Copyright: Alexandre Rebaut

Franco-Swiss border at the top of the 'Swiss Wall' run, Portes du Soleil.  - ©Alexandre Rebaut
Palinkopf run, Ischgl which leads to duty-free Samnaun.  - ©MySwitzerland

Palinkopf run, Ischgl which leads to duty-free Samnaun.
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Palinkopf run, Ischgl which leads to duty-free Samnaun.  - ©MySwitzerland
Skiing down to Châtel in the Portes du Soleil, France - ©Vincent Thiébaut - Châtel Tourisme

Skiing down to Châtel in the Portes du Soleil, France
Copyright: Vincent Thiébaut - Châtel Tourisme

Skiing down to Châtel in the Portes du Soleil, France - ©Vincent Thiébaut - Châtel Tourisme
The world's first double decker gondola linking Ischgl and Samnaun - ©Andrea Badrutt/Chur

The world's first double decker gondola linking Ischgl and Samnaun
Copyright: Andrea Badrutt/Chur

The world's first double decker gondola linking Ischgl and Samnaun - ©Andrea Badrutt/Chur
On the border between France and Switzerland in the Portes du Soleil - ©Matthieu Vitre/Morzine Tourism

On the border between France and Switzerland in the Portes du Soleil
Copyright: Matthieu Vitre/Morzine Tourism

On the border between France and Switzerland in the Portes du Soleil - ©Matthieu Vitre/Morzine Tourism
Matterhorn on the Swiss-Italian border.  - ©Zermatt Tourismus

Matterhorn on the Swiss-Italian border.
Copyright: Zermatt Tourismus

Matterhorn on the Swiss-Italian border.  - ©Zermatt Tourismus
From the top of the slopes at Bovec towards the Adriatic.  - ©David Stulc/Bovec Tourism

From the top of the slopes at Bovec towards the Adriatic.
Copyright: David Stulc/Bovec Tourism

From the top of the slopes at Bovec towards the Adriatic.  - ©David Stulc/Bovec Tourism
The border between Austria and Switzerland at Ischgl-Samnaun. - ©Andrea Badrutt/Chur

The border between Austria and Switzerland at Ischgl-Samnaun.
Copyright: Andrea Badrutt/Chur

The border between Austria and Switzerland at Ischgl-Samnaun. - ©Andrea Badrutt/Chur
Map of Kanin-Bovec-Sella Nevea with Adriatic in the background. - ©Bovec-Kanin Tourism

Map of Kanin-Bovec-Sella Nevea with Adriatic in the background.
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Map of Kanin-Bovec-Sella Nevea with Adriatic in the background. - ©Bovec-Kanin Tourism
On the border at the Rifugio delle Guide del Cervino restaurant (3,480m), Zermatt - ©Zermatt Tourismus

On the border at the Rifugio delle Guide del Cervino restaurant (3,480m), Zermatt
Copyright: Zermatt Tourismus

On the border at the Rifugio delle Guide del Cervino restaurant (3,480m), Zermatt - ©Zermatt Tourismus
Heliskiing in La Thuile.  - ©Espace San Bernado

Heliskiing in La Thuile.
Copyright: Espace San Bernado

Heliskiing in La Thuile.  - ©Espace San Bernado

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