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Ski resorts for advanced skiers and freeriding North America

Best ski resorts for advanced skiers in North America (best difficult slopes, ski routes) as well as best powder snow skiing/freeriding in North America


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1-42 out of 42 ski resorts

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The backside of the mountain at Putnam Creek is the territory for advanced skiers. Numerous... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 45 km (39%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Whistler Blackcomb ski resort is paradise for advanced skiers. Unlimited powder slopes are... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 50 km (25%)
  • Ski routes: 50 km

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Fernie ski resort is a paradise for advanced skiers. The difficult slopes stretch across five... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 42 km (30%)
Advanced skiers, freeriders

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The legendary Back Bowls and the Blue Sky Basin, an 11 km wide deep snow area, leaves no wish... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 93 km (40%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Sunshine Village ski resort is a paradise for advanced skiers with its difficult and extreme... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 34 km (31%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Sun Peaks ski resort offers many possibilities for advanced skiers. Difficult slopes are... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 43.5 km (32%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Advanced skiers will find what they're looking for at the Marmot Basin ski resort. There are some... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 34 km (40%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Advanced skiers love the North Bowl and Greely Bowl. There are numerous powder runs and many... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 21 km (38%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Kicking Horse ski resort is a paradise for advanced skiers and freeriders. The entire ski... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 60 km (60%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Taynton Bowl and the Extreme Dream Zone are well known amongst advanced skiers. You can race... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 25 km (25%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Castle Mountain ski resort is a paradise for advanced skiers and powder freaks. Unlimited,... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 65 km (69%)
Advanced skiers, freeriders

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Winter Park ski resort offers ideal runs for advanced skiers with the Parsenn Bowl and the... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 79 km (55%)
Advanced skiers, freeriders

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Telluride is a paradise for advanced skiers. Difficult runs lead down to Telluride, in the... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 29.8 km (34%)
  • Ski routes: 11.9 km

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Advanced skiers will get their money's worth in Snowmass. The runs on the Hanging Valley Wall, the... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 111.4 km (47%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Aspen Mountain is known as "the mountain" for advanced skiers. The majority of slopes are... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 54 km (52%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Aspen Highlands is a paradise for experts. In Temerity (with the extreme Canopy Cruise, South... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 70.2 km (52%)
Advanced skiers, freeriders

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Advanced skiers will find unlimited difficult and extreme slopes between the Rose Bowl, the Grouse... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 57 km (38%)
  • Ski routes: 25 km
Advanced skiers, freeriders

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Unlimited steep and really difficult slopes are found on Peak 10 (Mustang, Dark Rider, Blackhawk),... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 65 km (42%)
Advanced skiers, freeriders

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Arapahoe Basin is a paradise for experienced skiers. There are countless difficult and extreme... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 40 km (38%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Powder Bowls on the back side of the ski resort are a paradise for advanced skiers. Numerous... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 42 km (30%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Numerous advanced runs through steep chutes lead down from the Top of the Sierra to the valley.... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 22.9 km (26%)
  • Ski routes: 100 km

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Mott Canyon, Killebrew Canyon, Abfahrten zur California Lodge, Dipper Woods, Nevada Woods

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Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 34 km (36%)
  • Ski routes: 40 km

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

a lot of advanced and double diamond runs are shared out in the resort

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Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 35 km (35%)
  • Ski routes: 50 km

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

a paradiese for advanced skier and rider. KT-22, Headwall, Silverado, Granite Chief

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Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 30 km (30%)
  • Ski routes: 50 km

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Nakiska ski resort offers some perfectly groomed difficult slopes where advanced skiers can... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 6.1 km (24%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There are many difficult slopes for advanced skiers and a good balance between powder snow runs and... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 22.4 km (44%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Big White is an attractive ski resort for advanced skiers. There are plenty of freeride areas in... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 29.4 km (28%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Advanced skiers will feel right at home in the Black Forest area. There are many difficult slopes... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 30 km (38%)
Advanced skiers, freeriders

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Keystone offers some difficult runs and mogul slopes. The bowls (Erickson Bowl, North Bowl, South... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 45 km (33%)
  • Ski routes: 100 km

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There are very many difficult runs at Mont Tremblant. In addition to these, there are the runs... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 37.1 km (47%)
Advanced skiers, freeriders

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The advanced skiers will also find what they are looking for on the steep runs below the Fourrunner... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • few freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 8 km (11%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The advanced skiers and riders will find their runs in the upper part of the ski area. The Sugar... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 13 km (37%)
Advanced skiers, freeriders

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Advanced skiers love the wide deep snow slopes and the difficult slopes. There are also some very... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 43 km (46%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort offers the steepest slopes in Canada. Advanced skiers will find ungroomed steep runs... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 7.2 km (44%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Jack´s Bowl, Avalanche Bowl, a lot of gladed runs

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Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • few freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 11.5 km (25%)
  • Ski routes: 50 km

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Difficult slopes lead down from the Peak into the Blueberry Bowl. Advanced skiers will get their... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 13.4 km (41%)

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The difficult runs are limited. Advanced skiers can enjoy the mogul runs below the lifts and on... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • few freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 16 km (46%)
  • Ski routes: 6 km
Advanced skiers, freeriders

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Advanced skiers love the gladed runs, of which there are many at Bolton Valley. A differentiation... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 5 km (17%)

Test result: 2 out of 5 stars

There are only three advanced runs at the Brockton chairlift and a few steep sections at the... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • few freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 5 km (22%)

Test result: 2 out of 5 stars

The slopes on Buttermilk Mountain range from easy to intermediate. There are also a few mogul... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • few freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 8.8 km (26%)

Test result: 2 out of 5 stars

The runs on Mont Saint-Sauveur are generally not very steep. Therefore, the mogul runs and the... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • few freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 8 km (21%)

Test result: 1 out of 5 stars

There are no difficult slopes at the Canada Olympic Park.

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Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • no freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 0 km (0%)
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