Best Snowboarding resorts in the world:
1.WHISTLER/BLACKCOMB, CANADA- Major riding for all styles and all levels, especially backcountry and amazing park and pipes.
2.DAVOS, SWITZERLAND- The best overall resort in Switzerland offering something for everyone. Huge pisted area and excellent freeriding spread across 5 mountains, and not to mention the terrain park and 2 halpipes. Direct train services and good local services complete the package, but go mid-week to avoid the masses.
3.MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, USA- Award winning parks & pipes, great freeriding
4.VERBIER, SWITZERLAND- Extremely good resort with some of the best extreme terrain in Switzerland And the world for that matter. Some great summer riding too.
5.ST ANTON, AUSTRIA- By far the best freeriders resort in Austria and backed up by a world class village.
6.SERRE CHEVALIER, FRANCE- One of the best resorts in France. Great freeriding with powder and full-on, freestyle terrain.
7.VAIL, USA- Absolutely fantastic mountain offering great riding for ever style and level of rider. Great local services in and around the resort with lots going on.
8.MOUNT BACHELOR, USA- Full-on freeriders resort offering great open and tree-lined riding on crowd free slopes ideal for all levels. Excellent local facitities of a high quality.
9.MOUNT HOOD MEADOWS, USA- Full-on freerider's resort offering great, open and tree-lined terrain with crowd-free slopes suited to novices.
10.CHAMONIX, FRANCE- offers some truly excellent freeriding and great natural freestyle terrain. It's not great for beginners and can suffer if there's not much snow. It's rough round the edges - but therein lies its charm. If you can, wait until there's fresh snow then jump in your car.