Deep layers of snow covering the mountains and fresh powder on the trail. Winter is the best time to visit Northern ski resorts. Whether you're looking at Japan, Switzerland, China, or Canada, here are our favorite places to hit the slopes.
Slopes open: November - May Come for high-quality powder and famous ski runs
Slopes open: October - June Visit this world class ski paradise
Slopes open: November - April Try the world's second largest vertical ski drop
Slopes open: December - April Check out the region's many winter activities
Slopes open: December - March Ski in a famous habitat for giant pandas
Slopes open: November - April Experience the thrill of skiing after dark
Slopes open: November - April Visit China's most famous ski resort