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Ski resorts for advanced skiers and freeriding Western Alps

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


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Western Alps: freeride ski resorts and ski resorts for very good skiers (advanced skiers)

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Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

There is a big selection for advanced skiers at Flumserberg. There are difficult runs between... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 17 km (26%)
  • Ski routes: 6 km

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The ski resort of Lauchernalp promises lots of thrills for freeriders, with a large freeride area... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 18 km (33%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Schilthorn is a paradise for advanced skiers and freeriders. A very difficult slope leads from... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 12 km (22%)
  • Ski routes: 3 km

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Brévent-Flégère ski resort is a paradise for advanced skiers. In addition to the long and... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 20 km (36%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Les 4 Vallées ski resort is well known for its freeriding possibilities on beautiful and long... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 103 km (25%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

For experts, the high-alpine slopes and extensive freeride areas on the Gemsstock are a real... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 17 km (55%)
  • Ski routes: 6 km

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Experts will love the difficult runs and endless powder slopes in the ski resort of... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 12 km (17%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Adelboden-Lenk ski resort is a playground for advanced skiers and freeriders. Advanced skiers... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 6 km (7%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Disentis is a paradise for freeriders. Endless, unsecured freeride terrain is available above the... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 10 km (17%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Kleine Scheidegg/Männlichen ski resort is very popular among advanced skiers and freeriders.... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 13 km (13%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Zermatt is a paradise for advanced skiers. The long freeride slopes (ski routes) on the Stockhorn... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 27 km (8%)
  • Ski routes: 38 km

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Titlis ski resort offers countless freeriding possibilities. There are interesting routes from... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 13 km (16%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Les 3 Vallées can be described well as a Freeride Paradise. The off-piste possibilities are almost... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 72 km (12%)
  • Ski routes: 50 km

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Advanced skiers will get their money's worth at the Via Lattea ski resort. For one thing, the... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 84 km (21%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

In Les Deux Alpes, there are difficult slopes of good lengths in every sector (excluding the... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 34 km (17%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Plenty of freeriding space, numerous difficult slopes and long runs will make experienced skiers'... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 19 km (10%)
  • Ski routes: 36 km

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The Alagna lift company can be found in the internet under freerideparadise.it and in reality,... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 15 km (11%)
  • Ski routes: 5 km

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The slopes from Grands Montets over the Rognon Glacier or beneath the cable car lift are the... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 14 km (48%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Megève offers plenty of powder snow areas in addition to difficult slopes. On Mont Joux, mogul... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 31 km (12%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

There are limitless powder snow runs, steep slopes and ravines on the tree-free slopes. Jumps over... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 32.5 km (13%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Even the good winter athletes will not get bored in Alpe d'Huez. The long, black runs surrounding... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 50 km (20%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Good skiers will find many challenges in Les Arcs. Whether steep and long slopes, mogul slopes or... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 26 km (13%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

There are 36 difficult slopes (27 km) and plenty of freeriding opportunities awaiting advanced... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 27 km (12%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

There are very many advanced runs, such as the Sache and Face Olympia runs, as well as numerous ski... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 52 km (17%)
  • Ski routes: 20 km

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

Not only the 20 km of difficult runs are a paradise for advanced skiers, but also the many... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 20 km (17%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The deep snow slopes above the tree line are a paradise for advanced skiers. The many mogul slopes... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 60 km (10%)

Test result: 5 out of 5 stars

The wide slopes in Flaine will make the hearts of advanced skiers beat faster. Difficult mogul... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 35 km (13%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Steinibach valley run is a black slope covering over 900 vertical meters through attractive... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 5 km (13%)
  • Ski routes: 2 km

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Black slopes are especially found on the Eggishorn and Bettmerhorn. There are no extremely... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 12 km (12%)
  • Ski routes: 15 km

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort of First offers a large, unsecured freeride area to the side of the pistes in the... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 8 km (16%)
  • Ski routes: 4 km

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

As well as a few difficult slopes, the ski resort of Saas-Fee is also home to some well-known ski... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 20 km (20%)
  • Ski routes: 5 km

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Those who wish to can ski exclusively on 8 km of difficult and intermediate slopes down to the base... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 5 km (20%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The black Blachtaboda and Trögli slopes are challenging even for advanced skiers. Freeriders will... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 7 km (23%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Vals 3000 ski resort has one black slope in the ski resort, a long, black valley run and a very... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • very many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 5 km (20%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Brigels/Waltensburg/Andiast ski resort offers some attractive black slopes and mogul runs.... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 3 km (8%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Advanced skiers and freeriders will get their money's worth in Bellwald. Difficult slopes and... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 6 km (17%)
  • Ski routes: 3 km

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Despite the focus on families, Espace Diamant also has it rough side and not all slopes are groomed... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 11 km (6%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

There are black slopes which earn their classification throughout the Les Sybelles resort. These... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 18.5 km (6%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort on the Hasliberg offers powder snow fans plenty of freeride terrain. Freeriders will... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 6 km (10%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The Auron ski resort offers plenty of open terrain, including some long runs down to the valley.... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 30 km (22%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

The ski resort has a lot of freeriding potential. The very sparse forest enables skiing through the... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 10 km (8%)

Test result: 4 out of 5 stars

Freeriders will find open terrain in the higher regions. There is a short, difficult ski route in... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • many freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 15 km (11%)

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

The challenging glacier slopes are ideal for advanced skiers. There is a Freeride Checkpoint at the... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 1.2 km (3%)
  • Ski routes: 5 km

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

In the ski resort of Wildhaus, there is the difficult Warmtobelpiste slope with an extremely steep... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 3 km (13%)
  • Ski routes: 12 km

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Experts can find some difficult slopes around the Rinderberg in Zweisimmen. The Mike von Grünigen... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 4 km (4%)

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Advanced skiers will be challenged on the Kandahar slope. The slope leads from the Prarion almost... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • few freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 5 km (9%)

Test result: 3 out of 5 stars

Advanced skiers will be pleased about the many black slopes and some deep snow areas. The black... more


Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 16.8 km (36%)
  • Ski routes: 6 km

Test result: 2 out of 5 stars

The Paradiesli-Baergji slope is the only black slope.

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Freeriding & offering for advanced skiers
  • some freeride/deep snow areas
  • Difficult slopes: 2 km (5%)

Test result: 1 out of 5 stars

There are no difficult slopes for advanced skiers.

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

Test result: 1 out of 5 stars

There are no difficult slopes for advanced skiers.

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