Save the drama for the slopes. Let’s face it: planning a ski trip is kind of a hassle. It requires evaluating a billion different websites to find that perfect destination, making phone calls to book lessons, finding deals on lift tickets, choosing the right hotel, and ensuring you eat well and après in style. Wouldn’t it be nice if everything you needed was in one place?
Welcome to Avant Ski. Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned pro, we're here for you with insider tips, exclusive stories and interviews, gear suggestions, trail guides, daily itineraries, season pass recommendations, best après ideas and honest in-depth resort reviews. Think of us as a credible friend who has been there before. We make it easy to have your best winter yet!
TO GET MORE PEOPLE ON TO THE SLOPES AND ENABLE THEM TO EXPERIENCE THE MOUNTAINS LIKE LOCALS.
Our reviews, written by insiders, are a “one stop shop” for all the details you need to plan an exceptional ski trip. Whether you’re looking for travel convenience, family friendliness, après fun or ski school, we can steer you in the right direction. Use our Quick Take section for highlights or dive deeper into our Mountain Guides, including Top Trails and Dining Recommendations.
SEASON PASS GURUS
Skiing 5 days or more this season? A multi-resort season pass could be the best way to go. Check out our Pass Guide to quickly figure out which one will suit you best, then follow our insider info to get the most out of your pass all season long.
We rank resorts based on what matters to you most: easy travel logistics, family friendliness, high quality instruction, a great experience for all ages and experience levels, terrain variety and more. We also keep you in-the-know on deals. For example, did you know that 5th and 6th graders ski free in Colorado on the Pass Program?
NOVICE TO EXPERT
Never pull out your trail map again! We have full day, easy-to-follow itineraries based on ability level to help you have the greatest day ever. Follow our step-by-step directions for the best terrain, in the best order, where to take breaks, where to have lunch and where to après.
READ OUR STORY
We are teaming up with industry veterans, life time enthusiasts, and local insiders to bring fresh perspective to ski travel. Think of us as a credible friend and turn to us to maximize your time on the slopes while minimizing your time planning.