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The Best Places to Ski in Summer

Who says skiing is limited to winter? For ski enthusiasts, the thrill of hitting the slopes can be enjoyed all year round. Summer skiing offers a unique experience, whether you're looking to escape the heat or simply indulge in your favourite winter sport during the warmer months. From European glaciers to the snowy peaks of the Southern Hemisphere, there are plenty of fantastic destinations to explore.

  1. European Glaciers: When the summer sun shines over Europe, avid skiers flock to the continent's renowned glaciers. From the picturesque Alps to the majestic Dolomites, here are some of the best summer skiing destinations:
  • Zermatt, Switzerland: Home to the iconic Matterhorn, Zermatt boasts year-round skiing on the Theodul Glacier. Experience breathtaking views while carving your way down the slopes.
  • Hintertux Glacier, Austria: This glacier offers skiing 365 days a year, with perfectly groomed slopes and a range of runs suitable for all skill levels.
  • Les Deux Alpes, France: With the Mont-de-Lans Glacier, Les Deux Alpes offers an extensive summer ski area, providing a thrilling experience for skiers of all abilities.
  1. Southern Hemisphere: Ski enthusiasts can also head to the Southern Hemisphere's winter wonderlands for a taste of fresh powder and adventure.
  • Queenstown, New Zealand: Known as the "Adventure Capital of the World," Queenstown offers skiing on the Remarkables and Coronet Peak, providing a stunning backdrop of New Zealand's South Island.
  • Portillo, Chile: Nestled in the Andes Mountains, Portillo offers fantastic skiing conditions in July and August, with breathtaking vistas of Lake Inca.
  • Perisher, Australia: Australia's largest ski resort, Perisher, is a haven for winter sports enthusiasts during their winter months of June to October.

Wherever your summer skiing journey takes you, don't forget to outfit yourself with VIST ski wear. Their high-quality ski jackets and pants are designed to withstand the elements and provide optimal performance on the slopes. With a wide range of options for men, women, and juniors, VIST offers trendy ski outfits that combine style and function seamlessly.