Snowboarding around the World

Western Europe

Highlights

Freeriding

Verbier - Freeride paradise

St Anton - Awesome off-piste but don't hang around

Freestyle

Mayrhofen - Amazing park

Livigno - Very good terrain parks

Pistes

Verbier - Pistes in all shapes and sizes

Courchevel - Pisted to perfection

Eastern Europe

Highlights

Freeriding

Kamchatka - Amazing experience

Vogel - Varied

Australasia

Highlights

Freeriding

Whakapapa - Mt Ruapehu - No trees but some serious off-piste

Freestyle

Snowpark - 2 pipes and huge park

Cardrona - 2 Terrain parks & 4 pipes

Pistes

Coronet Peak - Well groomed pistes

Asia

Highlights

Freeriding

Niseko United - Good backcountry and lots of pow

Mt.Tomamu - Many options including Cat and Heli

Freestyle

Niseko United - Selection of terrain parks

Ishiuchi Maruyama - 4 Parks & 2 good halfpipes

Pistes

Niseko United - Lots of options

Ishiuchi Maruyama - Long & good variety

North America

Highlights

Freeriding

Crested Butte - Some of the best extremes in the USA

Kicking Horse - Gnarly chutes, huge off-piste and trees.

Freestyle

Whistler/Blackcomb - World leader in parks & pipes

Mammoth Mountain - 3 Parks and 3 halfpipes

Pistes

Whistler/Blackcomb - Huge array of good runs

Heavenly - Huge number of excellent slopes

Beginners

Mammoth Mountain - Great beginner area and top tuition

Beaver Creek - Good ski schools

South America

Highlights

Freeriding

Las Lenas - Huge off-piste potential

Arpa - No trees just 100% off-piste

Middle East

Arctic

Africa

Scandinavia

Highlights

Freeriding

Riksgransen - No trees but great off-piste

Freestyle

Hemsedal - 3 terrain parks and 2 pipes

Tahko - A terrain park and 2 pipes