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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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North America: freeride ski resorts and ski resorts for very good skiers (advanced skiers)

1-50 out of 58 ski resorts

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars
Snowbird is a paradise for experts and freeriders. The ski resort has a reputation for its excellent… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 36 km (35%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars
Alta is a paradise for experts and freeriders. The ski resort has very high volumes of fresh snow and… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 39 km (55%)

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

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%)

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 backside of the mountain at Putnam Creek is the territory for advanced skiers. Numerous difficult… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 45 km (39%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars
Snowbasin is very popular with experts and freeriders. Lots of challenges can be found within the ski… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 24 km (30%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars
Experts and freeriders can find lots of challenges within the ski resort boundaries: steep groomed and… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 33 km (32%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars
Solitude is very popular with experts and freeriders. The ski resort has very high volumes of fresh… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 32 km (50%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars
Brighton is very popular with experts and freeriders. The ski resort has very high volumes of fresh… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 25.5 km (39%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars
Experts and freeriders can find lots of challenges within the ski resort boundaries: steep ungroomed… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 125 km (50%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars
The ski resort of Killington is a paradise for experts. You can find steep and wide slopes on Bear… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 51 km (43%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars
The Whistler Blackcomb ski resort is paradise for advanced skiers. Unlimited powder slopes are found… 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
Advanced skiers love the North Bowl and Greely Bowl. There are numerous powder runs and many difficult… 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 resort… 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 down… 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, speedy,… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 65 km (69%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars
Numerous advanced runs through steep chutes lead down from the Top of the Sierra to the valley. There… 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
The ski resort of Heavenly is very popular with experts. There are countless glades and tree runs on… more
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
The ski resort of Palisades Tahoe is a paradise for experts. The highlights are on the KT-22,… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 65 km (33%)
  • Ski routes: 50 km

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars
The Winter Park ski resort offers ideal runs for advanced skiers with the Parsenn Bowl and the Vasquez… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 79 km (55%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars
Telluride is a paradise for advanced skiers. Difficult runs lead down to Telluride, in the Revelation… 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 km (47%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars
Aspen Mountain is known as "the mountain" for advanced skiers. The majority of slopes are difficult to… 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 Castle… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 70.2 km (52%)

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

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars
Unlimited steep and really difficult slopes are found on Peak 10 (Mustang, Dark Rider, Blackhawk), on… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 65 km (42%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars
Arapahoe Basin is a paradise for experienced skiers. There are countless difficult and extreme slopes,… 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 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 available… 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: 39 km (43%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars
The ski resort of Sunday River is ideal for experts. There are steep slopes and gladed runs on White… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 28.8 km (34%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars
In the ski resort of Tremblant, there are lots of difficult runs and mogul slopes. There are also runs… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 35.8 km (44%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars
In the ski resort of Bromont, there are lots of difficult runs and mogul slopes. There are also runs… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 20 km (44%)

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 the… 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 as… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 30 km (38%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars
The ski resort offers the steepest slopes in Canada. Advanced skiers will find ungroomed steep runs as… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 7.2 km (44%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars
Experts can look forward to some difficult slopes in the ski resort of Mont-Sainte-Anne. Both sides of… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 24 km (33%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars
Experts can look forward to lots of difficult runs in the ski resort of Le Massif de Charlevoix, with… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 11 km (28%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars
Experts can look forward to a few difficult slopes in the ski resort of Le Mont Grand-Fonds. There are… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 9.2 km (38%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars
Experts can look forward to some difficult slopes in the ski resort of Stoneham. All three mountains… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 19 km (56%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars
There are half a dozen difficult and extremely difficult slopes in June Mountain. In fresh snow, it is… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 18.4 km (45%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars
In the ski resort of Sierra at Tahoe, experts can have lots of fun on the many steep and gladed runs.… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 11.5 km (25%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars
Experts can find difficult slopes all over the ski resort. There are also challenging mogul slopes and… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 1 km (5%)
  • Ski routes: 20 km

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
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
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: 12.4 km (32%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars
The Nakiska ski resort offers some perfectly groomed difficult slopes where advanced skiers can have… more
Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 6.1 km (24%)
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