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Skiing in Georgia
The country Georgia is home to a handful of ski resorts. Although it cannot offer the same quality of skiing or same amount of snow as the Alps in Western Europe, it is a picturesque country and the prices for skiing here reflect this. A ski holiday costs a fraction of what it would cost in France or Switzerland.
Skiing in Austria
The skiing in Austria is excellent and is much more affordable than if you were to search for an equivalent resort in France or Switzerland. The ski resorts are scenic, based out of old Austrian villages, and you get a real sense of the culture in the ski resorts.
Skiing in Canada
Canada offers the best quality snow for skiing in the world. Canada offers many different resorts to ski at with a huge variety between each of them. Although Canada doesn’t receive as much snow as Japan, the snow quality is superior. The infrastructure is not as extensive as that of Europe, and therefore the resorts are not as large.
Skiing In France
Ski resorts in France offer some of the best skiing there is in the world in terms of terrain, resort size, tourism and snow reliability. Although you may certainly find countries around the world such as Canada or Japan that offer more snow and better powder, they also have their drawbacks compared to France and other European countries.
When was Skiing Invented?
Skiing is thought to date back to 6000 BC. The earliest archaeological finding of evidence of skiing were discovered in Russia around this time. It is generally thought that modern day skiing in all its different forms originated in Scandinavia, however wall paintings were discovered in modern day China which date back to 5000 BC.