Swiss writer Christophe Schrahe, of pistenlaengen.com, has calculated the size of the world’s largest ski areas.
As many of you probably assumed, most of the largest ski areas in the world are located in the Alps. The largest ski area in North America, Park City, does not even crack the top 10.
THE 12 LARGEST SKI RESORTS ON EARTH:
#1. Les Trois Vallées, France = 600km
#2. Portes du Soleil, France/Switzerland = 650km
#3. Sella Ronda, Italy = 500km
#4. Paradiski (La Plagne/Les Arcs), France = 425km
#5. 4 Vallées, Switzerland = 412km
#6. Milky Way, France/Italy = 400km
#7. Matterhorn Ski Paradise, Switzerland/Italy = 360km
#8. Arlberg Ski Area, Austria = 305km
#9. Val d’Isere / Tignes, France = 300km
#10. Alpe d’Huez and Les Deux Alpes, France = 475km (When fully linked in 2021)
#11. Park City, Utah = 265km
#12. Whistler-Blackcomb, British Columbia = 253km