Skiing and snowboarding are two of most popular Snowsports. While the culture in this community is appealing to those outside of this community, those already in it want to continuously make it better. While here at My Wicked Dude, we are all about the adventure, the community and the face shots, health experts through multiple studies have discovered that skiing and snowboarding is an amazing cardiovascular workout, it make riders feel better, helps burning calories, improves flexibility, and many more benefits such as increasing strength, speed, and endurance.
This is our thought on the top 5 places to ski, snowboard and explore other winters sports that you find appealing. Without further ado, here we go
1. Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland Lauterbrunnen is the biggest ski area globally, and it has some of the most challenging slopes and fantastic terrain in all of Europe. It is located near the village of Lauterbrunnen, which means it has one of the best resorts for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level skiers and snowboarders. The mountain has wide-open bowls and gentle glades that are great for learning how to carve a turn. There are also a variety of blues, reds, and blacks, which are appropriate for all skill levels. The mountain also has a "Paradise" area with more mellow trails and wide-open spaces for novices and first-time visitors. The hotel in Lauterbrunnen is excellent, too.
Closest Airport: The nearest airport is Zurich Airport (ZRH), about 50 miles south. From there, it's about an hour and a 15-minute drive to the resort.
What is the food like in Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland? The food in Lauterbrunnen is excellent. It has something for everyone. Traditional Swiss foods like Roast Beef, Chard, Gruyere Cheese, Saucisse Provencale, Baguette and many others. Western foods like Pizza, Pasta, Chicken, Steak, Fish, Fondue, Desserts, Ice Cream, etc., are also available. There is also a large Asian population in Lauterbrunnen, and they have their own restaurants where you can get Japanese, Thai, Chinese, Korean, and other ethnic specialties.
Where to stay: There are lots of options when it comes to hotels in Lauterbrunnen. The Best of Lauterbrunnen lists 9 hotels. They include The Metropole, Grand Hotel Davos, Grand Hotel Portherred, Goldener Hirsch, Schweizerhof, Les Deux Alpes, Chalet Edelweiss, and others. All hotels are first-class, and most have outdoor heated pools and hot tubs. The best place to stay in Lauterbrunnen is the Les Deux Alpes, the only 5-star hotel in the entire village. The hotel has huge rooms, an indoor pool, and a fantastic breakfast buffet. The outdoor heated pool is fantastic, too.
Best time to go: The best time to go to Lauterbrunnen Switzerland is from February to April. The resort gets packed with people from all over the world during the winter months. Except for July and August, the village is almost empty for the rest of the year. That gives you more peace to practice your skiing and riding.
2. Aspen, Colorado, U.S.A. Aspen has some of the best ski and snowboard terrains in all of North America. It is also known as the most expensive skit town in America. Aspen Colorado has some of the friendliest and most helpful people. The town of Aspen itself is charming. It's a small, upscale mountain resort with tons of art galleries, boutiques, high-end restaurants, fancy spas, and other delights. When going to Aspen, Colorado, you need to bring the right ski/snowboard gear. It's important to know what types of clothing and gear are required depending on the type of snow and mountain you are going to. It's also essential to carry the right stuff for staying warm and dry. Aspen and the surrounding mountains get extremely hot and sunny in the summer. Even during the day, it can be hot. If you are a lady (or guy), be sure to pack something nice to wear that won't get ruined by sweat and sun.
Closest Airport: Aspen is located just west of Denver, which means it has two airports for getting there. Denver International Airport and Aspen/Pitkin County Airport.
What is the food like in Aspen? This Colorado town gets a lot of press for its Food and Wine Classic, but