Go Out and See What You Can Find
pop quiz: maybe the composer was banned from wearing sunglasses on the jurassic coast
If you want to ski in the European summer you either need to travel to the Southern hemisphere of go high: try...
The Hintertux Glacier, Austria
The Hintertux Glacier with it's 86km of pistes, at altitudes between 1,500 to 3,250m, is Austria's only year round ski area: Making it the best summer ski destination in Austria. Hintertux Glacier Ski Piste Map.
The Stelvio Pass, Italy
The Stelvio Pass is open from the end of May until November. During the winter the Stevio Pass itself is closed due to avalanche conditions, the opening of the road marks the start of the summer ski season. There about 20km of pistes half of them red and half of them blue. The Pistes descend from Punta degle Sprinti at 3450m to 2760m. Stelvio Pass Ski Piste Map.
Les Deux Alpes, France
Les Deux Alpes has a 120 hectare glacier, at altitudes between 2,900m and 3,600m. The pistes are mostly graded blue and are not too demanding, however the summer ski season is short; 22nd June to 31st August. Les Deux Alpes summer ski area is comprised of: Snowpark, 4 Blue Pistes, 2 Green Pistes, 2 Red Piste & 14 Ski lifts. Les Deux Alpes Ski Resort Review.
The Zermatt Theodul Glacier has 21 km of pistes for summer skiing, views of the Matterhorn and European national ski teams training. The Glacier is also reachable by cable car from Cervina, Italy. Zermatt Summer Ski Piste Map and Zermatt Ski Resort Review.
pop trivia: 1970 saw the hugely successful debut single from British band Mungo Jerry; 'In the Summertime'; composed by Ray Dorset, where we were encouraged to "have a drink, have a drive, go out and see what you can find"; not to be recommended.