100 Slopes of a Lifetime: The World’s Ultimate Ski and Snowboard Destinations

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Filled with beautiful National Geographic photography, wisdom from ski and snowboard greats, and need-to-know travel information, this inspirational guide offers the planet’s best ski and snowboarding experiences on breathtaking slopes around the world.

Complete with a foreword by celebrated Olympian Lindsey Vonn, 100 Slopes of a Lifetime: The World’s Ultimate Ski and Snowboard Destinations, is divided by interest and skill level: cross-country routes to intermediate downhill moguls to expert-only backcountry terrain. With views, snow, and one-of-a-kind trails in mind, these pages will help you find the ideal slope to add to your bucket list.

100 Slopes of a Lifetime: The World's Ultimate Ski and Snowboard Destinations
100 Slopes of a Lifetime: The World’s Ultimate Ski and Snowboard Destinations

Make first tracks in fresh powder on the trails of dreamy Aspen Highlands in Colorado. Seek adrenaline-rushing thrills heli-skiing in Alaska. From the snow-covered Atlas Mountains, take in breathtaking desert views in Morocco. Or find your favorite run on the tree-filled terrain in Hokkaido, Japan, where Siberian storms dump more than 60 feet of snow every year. Plus, throughout this beautifully illustrated resource, you’ll find plenty of après ski activities, including soothing hot springs in Idaho’s Sun Valley, a guided kayak tour around icebergs, and penguin colonies in Antarctica, and sampling the Italian Dolomites’ finest cuisine.

Nat Geo 100 slopes of a lifetime, Revelstoke.
A heli-skier rides below a corniced peak in the Columbia Mountains of Revelstoke, British Columbia. ©Topher Donahue/Cavan Images

 

Nat Geo 100 slopes of a lifetime.
Dusk settles over glowing Saint Moritz, creating a winter fairy-tale-like scene. ©Stefano Politi Markovina/Alamy Stock Photo

All that’s left to do is grab your skis and boards: This comprehensive guide will lead you to the greatest snow-play adventures the world has to offer!

Purchase the book now here.

Natgeo: 100 slopes of a lifetime, Alaska.
Find otherworldly landscapes on a skate across Spencer Glacier near Portage, Alaska. ©Calvin W. Hall/Design Pics Inc/Alamy Stock Photo
Nat Geo: 100 slopes of a lifetime, Hawaii.
You can find fresh snow and one-of-a-kind skiing on Mauna Kea, but be mindful of the volcano. ©Don Hammond/Getty Images
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