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Worldwide Ski Mountaineering

Links to further pages on the ski mountaineering possibilities in some of the worlds more far-flung and unusual snowy countries.

For information and pictures from ski tours in some areas of the European Alps see our Alpine Ski Mountaineering index page. For elsewhere in Europe see our European Ski Mountaineering index.

Americas

 Argentina Some of the best ski-mountaineering in the Andes.
Bolivia Bolivia has some good ski mountaineering possibilities, in the Cordillera Real and the western volcanoes.
 Brazil Believe it or not you can occasionally ski here too, and we're not talking water-skiing!
 Canada Both the Coast range near Vancouver and the Rockies near Calgary provide good skiing
 Chile Some of the best ski-mountaineering in the Andes
Colombia A few isolated areas give some ski possibilities
Ecuador Ecuador has some big volcanoes, but conditions and weather are not  ideal.....
 Mexico Limited high altitude ski touring on two of Mexico's volcanoes
Peru Peru has some good ski mountaineering possibilities, in the Cordillera Blanca and the remote southeast
 United States Reports and photos from some of the forgotten corners of the USA.

Asia

 Armenia Volcanoes and easy alpine stuff in a really friendly country.
 China An ascent of Muztag Ata, at 7546m one of the world's highest truly skiable peaks.
 Georgia Some of the highest peaks in the Caucasus mountains.
 Kazakhstan The beautiful Tien Shan mountains in this Central Asian republic.
 Turkey Ararat and Erciyes, two big extinct volcanoes that can be skied in this country between Asia and Europe

Oceania

  New Zealand The Southern Alps, Egmont, Ngaurahoe and Mt Ruapehu

 

David Roberts skiing at 5200m on Culin Thojo, Cordillera Real , Bolivia.

David Roberts skiing at 5200m on Culin Thojo, Cordillera Real, Bolivia.

 

Alpine Ski Mountaineering

 European Ski Mountaineering

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