Saas-Fee in Switzerland is scheduled to open for
summer skiing in less than two weeks, on July 15. Skiing in Saas-Fee in summer
is an amazing experience and not just because of the pleasant temperatures and
20 km of diverse glacier pistes. You might also spot national and international
sports teams training at the summer skiing area.
Zermatt. Zermatt has a whopping 21 km of summer
skiing on its Theodul Glacier accessed by the Klein Matterhorn cable car.
Zermatt is Switzernd’s only year round ski resort and one of the two remaining
glaciers in the Alps to open 365 days a year. The summer ski area is shared
with Cervinia in Italy, so you can ski over the border for lunch. The 13 runs
are divided into blues and reds. The Gravity Park features a half-pipe, kickers
and rails and also offers one of the best views of the Matterhorn.
Cervinia. The access to the glacier
from Cervinia will be open from June 28th to September 10th 2017.
Passo Stelvio. 20 km of slopes among
Ortles-Cevedales and Cristallo mountains, at 3000 meters of height, on the
glacier near the biggest Pass of Europe. The glacier is open from May to
Hintertux. The Hintertux Glacier is
Austria’s only year round ski resort and one of the two remaining glaciers in
the Alps to open 365 days a year. The Hintertux is During summer, 22km (14
miles) of runs are open and accessed by nine lifts, including the Glacier Bus 3
with 24-person cabins, capable of transporting 3,000 skiers per hour. The
Hintertux offers a good range of runs for all levels, but is famous for its
steep, challenging terrain. The Betterpark Hintertux with 5 lines (Pro Line,
Medium Line, Easy Line, 2 Jib Lines) and a 100-m long super pipe was designed
by park builder Wille Kaufmann according to the motto "Best air time for
everyone", so that not only the pros, but also rookies will find obstacles
suitable for their individual skill levels.
Dachstein. Glacier skiing Hunerkogellift
opened until July 9th The Dachstein Gletscherbahn brings you uphill to
2,700 metres above sea level.
Kaprun. The Kitzsteinhorn Glacier ski lifts and
slopes are open down to Alpincenter. Glacier skiing area opened until July
23rd. After a few runs, chill out at the Ice Arena with its snow beach, igloos,
snow slides and ice bar. Non-skiers can take free guided panoramic hikes across
the glacier between July and September.
Les 2 Alpes. Les 2 Alpes has one of the
largest summer ski areas in Europe. The Mont-de-Lans Glacier will be open from
June 24th to September 2nd, 2017. A cable car (Jandri Express) transports
skiers up to the glacier’s eight runs (2 red, 4 blue and 2 green) and a
freestyle area in 24 minutes. Les 2 Alpes’ snowpark rivals that of Saas-Fee's
glacier, with its snowskate zone, slopestyle (Big Air, tables, kickers and
rails), cool zone, half-pipe (4.5m/15ft high, 120m/400ft long) and a smaller
pipe suitable for beginners.
Tignes. This summer, the Grand Motte Glacier ski
area will be open from June 25th to August 6th 2017. The 20 kms of pistes and
12 lifts are accessible via the Perce-Neige funicular which takes you up to the
glacier in just 7 minutes.
At an altitude of 3,456 meters, the glacier was the meeting place of
freestylers, pros and amateurs for summer snowboarding and skiing.The snowpark
team shaped many runs for both beginners and experts (10 kickers and about 12
You also get free access to the Lagon swimming pool with your 2-to-10 day
Tignes ski pass.
Val d'Isere. The Val d'Isere summer ski season is quite
short. The Pissaillas glacier is open from june 10th to July 16th. The ski area
is served by two ski lifts: Teleski des Montets and the Cascade Express