Ski & Snowboard Information for the PowderhoundIn search of the perfect powder stash? This website provides comprehensive information on powder skiing and a number of the best ski resorts in locations around the world including Japan, Canada, USA, Europe, New Zealand and South America.

Where are the Best Ski Resorts in the World? When choosing the top ski resorts for a snow holiday, everyone has different factors that are important in the decision making process. To help you choose the right vacation destination, we have provided ski resort ratings on the best ski resorts page. These are broken down into various determinants such as the terrain, cost, family friendliness, and nightlife, as well as the most important factor of all….the powder!

Best Ski Resorts for Powder Hounds
     

Other highly rated resorts for great powder are Hakkoda Japan, Kiroro Japan, Wolf Creek Colorado & Grand Targhee in Wyoming.

Top Rated Ski Resorts Overall
     

Other top rated resorts include Vail Colorado, Grand Targhee Wyoming, Niseko Japan, and Telluride Colorado.

For more information on the top ski resorts see our awards for: What ski resorts are others looking at? These pages on Powderhounds.com are the most popular resorts and towns visited recently. 
Heli SkiingFor keen powder hounds who want the ultimate powder skiing or boarding experience, information is also provided on heli skiing including heli skiing Canada, USA, Chile, and heli skiing New Zealand.

Top Rated Heli Skiing Operations
     

Other highly rated heli ski operations include Selkirk Tangiers & Helitrax Telluride Colorado.

Cat Skiing Cat skiing also provides great opportunities to ski or board “freshies”. See our cat skiing BC (Canada) reviews as well as Chile and Colorado cat skiing.


Top Rated Cat Skiing Operations
     

Some of the best cat skiing operations also include Island Lake CatskiingSteamboat Powdercats, and Retallack.

See our detailed cat skiing ratings and heli skiing ratings for more information.

Have Your Say on the Best Skiing & SnowboardingCome and have your say on the best by rating and reviewing a ski resort or cat or heli skiing operation that you've recently experienced. Share your pearls of wisdom with the world! Just visit the appropriate resort, cat or heli page and click on the "add review" link in the left-hand-column.