10 Best Resorts for Advanced Snowboarders

He immediately regretted his decision to ride the Bec de Rosses

Home of the Bec de Rosses, probably the most infamous face on the planet and the final stop of the Freeride World Tour at the end of March, Verbier is a must-visit for gnarly lines and huge steeps.

Just like Whistler, you won’t be trekking miles before strapping in. Legendary runs like Stairway to Heaven and Rock Garden are available to the lazy and the unfit if you really want to throw yourself down them.

The resort also has a vast array of black runs that can get bombarded during the early season and turn into a mogul-fest by February. If that doesn’t put you off, there’s a massive amount of off-piste on offer and plenty of hidden gems so you can find fresh lines days after a dump.