The Alpe d’Huez ski resort, in Isère Department at the Rhône-Alpes region, in southeast France, lies in the Oisans Alpes of the Central French Alps. The Resort is well known as home to many snow competitions and for the prestigious ''Tour de France'' cycle Tourneau.
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Skiing in Skyline Ridge Route, Wenatchee, Washington USA
Skyline Ridge is located at the north of Stevens Pass, at about one hour away from Wenatchee. The top elevation of the ridge is 5468 ft/1667 m high and it offers an average annual snowfall of 40 ft/12 m, perfect for skiing.
In order to reach Skyline Ridge, you hike the climbers trail, which can be difficult and steep but it meets with a jeep trail, leading you directly to Skyline Lake and Skyline Ridge. The mountain offers a variety of terrain, suitable for all skill levels and fantastic, unspoiled powder snow. You can either tour the ridge or drop off the South side. However, the southern slopes can demonstrate high avalanche danger and are not suitable for beginners.
Skyline ridge is a perfect destination for alpine skiers, eager to explore a natural ski area in the wild nature of the Cascades. Always check the weather and avalanche forecast before choosing this route.