57h best of article: Best Backcountry Skiing Locations in Europe

Best Backcountry Skiing Locations in Europe

Backcountry skiing has grown in its popularity throughout the North America and Japan. But what all Europeans know, and some Americans and Japanese may not be familiar with, is that Europe, specifically the Alps, remains unrivalled as a go-to destination for extreme, technical backcountry terrain. The Alps offers and delivers diverse and stunning routes for experienced and amateur skiers alike. There’s Mont Blanc, Matterhorn and Meije to name only a few. These are perhaps three of the most celebrated areas in European backcountry lore, but they remain so firmly entrenched in our minds because of their open exposure, thrills and challenging terrain that the world never ceases to tire from. The apres scene on the continent isn’t too bad either!

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