3 Snowy Getaways to Beat the Heat this Summer


Are you itching to get back on your skis or fly down some hills on your snowboard? These are not just winter sports. There are many places around the world that continue in wintery bliss all year round. So, get ready to head back to your safe haven in the snow with this list that our friends at SnoWest have come up with so you can do what you love.

  1. Mt. Hood, Oregon, USA

Head on over to the Timberline Lodge in Mt. Hood, Oregon for a great summer ski trip. This official training site for the U.S. Olympic Ski Team runs its lifts daily through Labor Day on their Palmer Snowfield, which tops out at 8,540 feet on Mt. Hood. They even hold summer snow camps. They do remind us, however, that this particular part of the mountain is for advanced skiers and snowboarders. This is also the only mountain in the U.S. that is open year-round for snow sports.Mt. Hood Oregon

  1. Les 2 Alpes, France

If you’re looking for a great vacation for snow sports participants at varying levels from beginners to experts, this might just be the place for you. With 17 ski lifts open in the summer, you can’t beat the amount of fun you can have on this mountain. You can do something different each day of your trip. This year the lifts are open from June 24 until September 2, so get your tickets while you can.

  1. Saas-Fee, Switzerland

Take that Swiss vacation soon and take your shot at hitting the slopes in the Alps. You’re guaranteed to have reliable snow conditions with a ski area that reaches 3,600 meters, about 11,800 feet. You can feel like a pro at this resort as you see national and international sports team training alongside you.

Don’t let the summer heat kill your thrill for winter sports. Take that snowy vacation now and keep your skills up all year round!






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