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Skiing around the world

SKIING AROUND THE WORLD From the Alps to Asia, ski resorts all over the world welcome millions of visitors every year. So, where will you find the highest number of ski resorts? And which destinations are most popular? AMERICA THE ALPS SKI RESORTS WORLDWIDE 21% 35% EASTERN EUROPE 2,110 RESORTS & CENTRAL ASIA 12% EUROPE Exc. The Alps 13% ASIA & PACIFIC GLOBALLY, 19% THE ALPS HAVE THE MOST SKI LIFTS PER RESORT THE MAJOR' SKI RESORTS ARE MOSTLY IN EUROPE AND AMERICA 80% 60% 77% are in the Alps 40% 17% are in America 20% 0% 6% are in the rest of Europe THE RECORD FOR THE LONGEST TIME NON-STOP SKIING IS 201h 1m? Nick Willey set the record in Sept 2005 in his home country of Australia. Over 9 days he skied down 916 slopes and travelled over 1150km. WHICH COUNTRIES ATTRACT THE MOST SKIERS?³ RESORTS AROUND THE WORLD 14.4% 20.9% 5.2% Austria Canada France Germany Italy Japan 15.7% 15.1% Switzerland 3.9% United States Other Countries 7.4% 9.7% 77% SKI & SURF ON THE SAME DAY! It might not seem the obvious activity combination, but Canada, Morocco, Hawaii, and New Zealand are all famous destinations for surfing and skiing in the same day. Sources: Brought to you by 1) A resort is considered as major if its attendance reaches over 1 million skier visits per winter season. 2) marathon-skiing Sainsbury's Bank 3) Average for last 5 seasons Data sourced from

Skiing around the world

shared by Suzy on Dec 16
From the Alps to Asia, you really are spoiled for choice when it comes to ski destinations. So, which destinations are the most popular? And where will you find the highest number of major ski resorts?


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