5 Best Places To Get Your Summer Shred on in the Northern Hemisphere

5 Best Places To Get Your Summer Shred on in the Northern Hemisphere

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5 Best Places To Get Your Summer Shred on in the Northern Hemisphere

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Timberline, OR

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Timberline is the only ski area in the United States that offers year-round skiing on its Palmer Snowfield. The locale hosts multiple summer on the snow camps, which include Windells Freestyle Summer Ski, Timberline Summer Snow, and High Cascade Snowboard Camps. While most of these camps are park-centric, Timberline hosts race training on the Palmer Snowfield as well. And while the all camps and racers take up some space on the snowfield, Timberline makes sure to keep sufficient terrain open for the skiing public.

Val d’Isere

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Scheduled to open June 6th, Val d’Isere offers skiing on the Pisaillas glacier until July 12th (snow permitting). Freestylers and racers alike flock to the resort located in the French Alps to stay fresh during the summer months, not to mention, a Candide sighting is worth the 28 Euros.

Saas Fee

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This village in Switzerland offers summer skiing and riding from July 18- August 29. The skiing goes until 12pm, which is when snow surfaces become too inconsistent and dangerous. However, morning hours can offer perfect conditions for free riders, park rats, and racers alike.

Hintertux

It's skiing in summer: 15 degrees Celsius and snow makes splashing sounds...

Located in the Zillertal Valley, Austria’s Hintertux is the only year-round ski resort in Austria. The Tyrolean resort offers year-round grooming and slopes that draw snow bound athletes from across the globe.

Whistler Blackcomb

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From June 20July 26, Whistler Blackcomb offers two T-bars that access the Horstman Glacier on Blackcomb. This glacier is home to some of the best summer ski and ride camps in the world. Along with the camps are park features open to the public and if you’re looking to do some serious HOT laps, Whistler Blackcomb provides.

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