If you are after a skiing holiday, it is northern hemisphere where you want to be this time of the year.
From Canada to America to Japan to Europe, there is an abundance of places to choose from, all with world-class facilities and snow.
Austria is one of the lucky nations that boast some of the finest conditions for all levels of snow activities.
The beautiful mountain region of Tirol is home to some of the worlds best ski resorts, and most amazing snow cover.
The mountains cater to all the needs of families and level of skiers and snowboarders.
Here is a quick look at some of the greatest snow resorts in the region:
Kitzbuhel: Home to the Hahnenkamm downhill piste, which is regarded as the most dangerous public route in the world. The mountain has too many runs to tick off in one day.
Westendorf: The Snowboarders paradise, an amazing snow park and some of Austria’s best powder runs.
St Johann in Tirol: One of the most popular mountains in the area, home to some big name celebrities and the backbone of many local songs.
Sheffau: A mountain that caters for beginners and experts. Great facilities and a professionally run resort with all your needs met in class and style.
Ellmau: Friendly staff, friendly people and great snow, equals great mountain!!!
Going: Perfect for beginners and foreign families. All the staff speaks English and a great place to ease into the harsh snowy climate.