The 16 Sweetest Summer Ski Resorts in the World

21st April 2014 | Alicia Taylor, Editor

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Kaprun - Kitzsteinhorn

Kaprun - Kitzsteinhorn

Kaprun - Kitzsteinhorn
Hit the half-pipe in Saas-Fee's snowpark, Switzerland. - ©Saas-Fee

Hit the half-pipe in Saas-Fee's snowpark, Switzerland.
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Hit the half-pipe in Saas-Fee's snowpark, Switzerland. - ©Saas-Fee
PowderQuest client Cerro Catedral skis Argentina - ©Maxi Artoni

PowderQuest client Cerro Catedral skis Argentina
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PowderQuest client Cerro Catedral skis Argentina - ©Maxi Artoni
Dachstein West - ©OÖ Tourismus / Erber

Dachstein West
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Dachstein West - ©OÖ Tourismus / Erber
Summer ski resort: Nothing but powder and the iconic yellow hotel in Portillo, Chile.  - ©Portillo Ski

Summer ski resort: Nothing but powder and the iconic yellow hotel in Portillo, Chile.
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Summer ski resort: Nothing but powder and the iconic yellow hotel in Portillo, Chile.  - ©Portillo Ski
Skiing powder atop Treble Cone, NZ. - ©Treble Cone/Ben Skinner

Skiing powder atop Treble Cone, NZ.
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Skiing powder atop Treble Cone, NZ. - ©Treble Cone/Ben Skinner
Summer ski resort: Near the top of Mount Perisher, Australia. - ©Andrew Kisliakov

Summer ski resort: Near the top of Mount Perisher, Australia.
Copyright: Andrew Kisliakov

Summer ski resort: Near the top of Mount Perisher, Australia. - ©Andrew Kisliakov
Snowboarder taking in the views at Coronet Peak, New Zealand - ©Adrian Pua

Snowboarder taking in the views at Coronet Peak, New Zealand
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Snowboarder taking in the views at Coronet Peak, New Zealand - ©Adrian Pua
Summer ski resort: Lifts and slopes of Las Lenas, Argentina. - ©Phil Goth

Summer ski resort: Lifts and slopes of Las Lenas, Argentina.
Copyright: Phil Goth

Summer ski resort: Lifts and slopes of Las Lenas, Argentina. - ©Phil Goth
Las Lenas, Argentina surrounded by big-mountain terrain  - ©Las Lenas

Las Lenas, Argentina surrounded by big-mountain terrain
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Las Lenas, Argentina surrounded by big-mountain terrain  - ©Las Lenas
An aerial view of Whistler's summer glacier area, Blackcomb. - ©Dano Pendygrasse

An aerial view of Whistler's summer glacier area, Blackcomb.
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An aerial view of Whistler's summer glacier area, Blackcomb. - ©Dano Pendygrasse
Summer ski resort: Palmer Snowfield, Timberline Lodge, Oregon.  - ©Charles Dawley

Summer ski resort: Palmer Snowfield, Timberline Lodge, Oregon.
Copyright: Charles Dawley

Summer ski resort: Palmer Snowfield, Timberline Lodge, Oregon.  - ©Charles Dawley
Klein Matterhorn cable car transports skiers up to the Theodul Glacier, Zermatt. - ©Ollie O'Brien

Klein Matterhorn cable car transports skiers up to the Theodul Glacier, Zermatt.
Copyright: Ollie O'Brien

Klein Matterhorn cable car transports skiers up to the Theodul Glacier, Zermatt. - ©Ollie O'Brien
Carving up the slopes on the Hintertux Glacier. - ©Hintertux Tourist Office

Carving up the slopes on the Hintertux Glacier.
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Carving up the slopes on the Hintertux Glacier. - ©Hintertux Tourist Office
Summer ski resort: Mont-de-Lans Glacier, Les 2 Alpes.  - ©Kathy Ribier

Summer ski resort: Mont-de-Lans Glacier, Les 2 Alpes.
Copyright: Kathy Ribier

Summer ski resort: Mont-de-Lans Glacier, Les 2 Alpes.  - ©Kathy Ribier
The Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, encrusted in snow and ice.

The Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, encrusted in snow and ice.

The Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, encrusted in snow and ice.
Portillo Hotel, Portillo, Chile. - ©Andes Ski Tours

Portillo Hotel, Portillo, Chile.
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Portillo Hotel, Portillo, Chile. - ©Andes Ski Tours
Cerro Catedral

Cerro Catedral

Cerro Catedral
Sunshine skiing in Valle Nevado, Chile.

Sunshine skiing in Valle Nevado, Chile.

Sunshine skiing in Valle Nevado, Chile.
Hintertuxer Gletscher

Hintertuxer Gletscher

Hintertuxer Gletscher