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Destination: Snow
Global Warming

Judging by the lack of snow-dusted peaks, seems like skiing in Europe is a gamble this year.

If you haven't booked yet, go high (Zermatt,Tignes), but if you want good conditions guaranteed, it may be time to look across the Atlantic, where there's snow a-plenty this year.

There's no lack of resorts, so here's the cream of the crop for the perfect ski vacation.

Contemporary Update: Adara Whistler Hotel
This designer boutique hotel offers a chic snow experience. Think stylish sophistication meets comfortable lodging. Highlights include central location, fresh modern décor (think Vitra mixed with wood and stone) and modern cons. And best of all, the snow at Whistler is the best it's been in years. Giddy up.
4122 Village Green, Whistler, Canada
Booked? Try the Sundial. And make sure to book a taster table at Bear Foot

Sleb Quarters: The Little Nell

This is where the 'players' stay. It's elite, stylish, has the best restaurants around, 92 rooms in the most desirable area of Aspen, and is absolutely brimming with slebs. Linda Farrow/Christopher Kane sunglasses essential.
675 East Durant Av, Aspen, Colorado

Après Excellence: Stein Eriksen Lodge

Located in Park City, Utah, this luxury lodge was established by Norwegian ski champion Stein Eriksen. A Euro sanctuary with Norwegian elements, this hotel is known for its après-ski. If you're more interested en piste - the wide open snow trails here are a great place to learn how to ski/ride.
7700 Stein Way, Park City, Utah

The Clubhouse
If the thought of a long haul airfare makes your purse strings tighten or gives you carbon footprint anxiety, try The Clubhouse in France, a luxury art deco mansion, and maybe, if you're lucky, its bespoke itineraries will include how to find snow.
74 Promenade des Sonnailles, Mont Blanc, France

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