If you are looking for a summer ski break, look no further than the Southern Hemisphere. When it’s warm in North America, it’s winter south of the equator. Ski Portillo Resort in Chile is world renowned for its steeps slopes. Share the mountain with Olympians as they train during the summer months. The resort itself is well above tree line and has been ranked as one of the best 10 ski resorts by Ski Magazine. For another South American destination, make your way down to Cerro Castor in Argentina. Located on the Southern Slope of Mount Krund, accessible from the city of Ushuaia, this area receives 1.50m of fresh powder throughout the season and is best known for alpine and tree-skiing.
New Zealand is known for having world class skiing. Pack your skis and head to challenging slopes such as Treble Cone, The Remarkables, Coronet Peak and Mt. Hutt. For snow down under, Fall’s Creek is the place to go – it sits between Mount Bogong and Mount Feathertop in the Australian Alps. It has 92 runs spread across 1,111 acres of ski-able terrain. Put together a snowy Australian adventure. Visit Melbourne, ski Fall’s Creek, and then make the trek out to Lake House at Daylesford Spa. Located in the picture-perfect Daylesford Village, this luxury lodge can round out a long week of strenuous athletic activity with incredible spa treatments and delicious gourmet meals.