On Lord of the Boards we were talking a lot about equipment, fashion, style, history, competition and different views. Now there's just one question left, where can I go snowboarding?! Next, we featured some of the nicest and most popular resorts in the world. Of course, there will be something for your wallet, too.
Alpe d'Huez, France
Alpe d'Huez is one of the highest resorts in the Southern Alps, providing a full range of challenging slopes for all standards. It is perfect for beginners with its wide, gentle slopes and even better for snowboard freaks with miles of off-piste powder action and several fun parks.
A one-day pass costs $35 and $137 for 6 days.
Snowmass Aspen, USA
As the biggest resort in the Aspen area Snowmass is one of the most beautiful snowboard resorts in the world. Offering trails through trees, as well as a good selection of wide runs for carvers, loads of powder, 3 half pipes and a terrain park, Aspen is attractive for everybody.
A one-day pass costs about $87.
St Anton, Austria
With miles of excellent terrain, known as the best in Austria, St Anton will suit all styles of riders. The area is a Mecca for off-piste boarding, and with 2 half pipes, 1 terrain park and trees on all side this is a must for all boarders. It's fun on and off the slopes.
A one-day pass costs about $40.
Bear Mountain, USA
Bear Mountain is southern California's only ski resort that is devoted almost entirely to freestyle terrain. It has over 150 jumps, boxes and half pipes. "The Park" is also home to Southern California's only Superpipe with an enormous length of 580 feet, a width of 67 feet and 17-foot walls!
A one-day pass costs about $60.