Snowboarding in Europe is the shit, and here are a few reasons why.
Now don’t get me wrong here. Anyone who gets the opportunity to go snowboarding, regardless of where in the world it may be, has got it pretty good. From the countless hills that litter North America, to legit Alpine resorts at 3000m altitude plus, tit-deep Japanese pow, Aussie parks, untamable Alaskan backcountry… snowboarding is fun wherever, and whenever you do it.
But being a European snowboard periodical based in Munich, just north of the Alps, we’ve a special place in our blackened hearts for the resorts and scenes of the old continent. Over the years, I’ve been fortunate enough to snowboard in places across North America and as far flung as New Zealand/Australia, and while those locations have got some insane snowboarding to offer, it’s the terrain and mountains on my doorstep that more often than not, takes the cake for me.
With that in mind, here are 7 reasons why snowboarding in Europe rules…