Why take ski vacation holidays?I you ski or snowboard often, you will need no convincing as to what a thrilling and exhilarating experience skiing can be. That is the reason why you often take ski vacation holidays isn't it?
For those who have not tried this wonderful winter sport, you may wonder what the fuss is all about. Well, let’s put it this way. There are very few outdoor sports that with the assistance gravity and snow can reward participants with such extraordinary pleasure.
Yes, skiing is such an adrenaline filled pursuit that many of us are even addicted to it. Ask any winter skier and they will tell you that after a hearty breakfast in a ski resort and find yourself skiing down pistes groomed to perfection or cruising through deep white powder snow like a weightless astronaut, you can't help but be elated. Some even describe the feeling as almost spiritual like. In other words, the feeling is out of this world!
Learn how to skiHowever, you must learn how to ski. Any budding Jonny Moseley ot Herman Maier needs to spend many hours on the snow learning how to ski before skiing becomes effortless and intuitive just like driving a car without much thinking as you operate through your subconscious and muscle memory.
All five continents have skiing terrains and that means there are many breathtaking mountain ranges where you can ski in and all year round if you want to. By traveling between the two hemisphere, you can enjoy back to back winter skiing vacation holidays.
Ski ResortsThe problem is that not all the world’s mountain ranges have ski resorts most noticeable of which are the mountain ranges in the obscure regions of central Asia. However, even then, you can find world class skiing ranges in the Alps, New Zealand, Australia and the American continents.
Although ski resorts in India, Georgia (former Soviet Union) and China (this may change as the ski industry in China is the fastest growing in the world) tend to be small and antiquated, there is magnificent helicopter or heli skiing in Himachal Pradesh and Kashmir. It may surprise you that even countries like Iran, Lebanon and Korea have excellent ski resorts too.
In South America's Andes where ski resorts are mainly confined to Chile and Argentina, there is an astonishingly high ski lift at Chacaltaya climbing over 18,000ft or 5500m above the Bolivian capital of La Paz.
So if you have never taken ski vacation holidays before, isn't it about time to consider doing it? It may be the most thrilling vacation holiday of your lifetime.