4 May 2020 from Danielle in Announcements

Voting is over and the results for the Snowplaza Awards 2020 are in!  From December 2019 through April 1, 2020, thousands of skiers and snowboarders from all over Europe and the UK voted for the best ski resort of 2020. This year we asked readers to vote not only for their favourite ski resort overall, but also their favourite ski resort in several categories including beginner, après-ski and advanced. As thanks for casting your vote, we also entered each participant into a draw to win a pair of SINNER ski goggles. Scroll down to the end to see if you were one of the 10 lucky winners!

Best ski resort 2020

1. Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn
2. Ski Zillertal 3000
3. Les Trois Vallées
4. Alta Badia
5. Ski Arlberg
6. Ischgl - Samnaun - Silvretta Arena
7. Tignes-Val d'Isère
8. Zermatt
9. Les Portes du Soleil
10. Davos-Klosters
11. Ski Arlberg
12. Les Deux Alpes
13. Val Gardena
14. Via Lattea
15. Engadin St. Moritz
16. Alpe d'Huez
17. Bernex Dent d'Oche
18. Val di Fassa-Carezza
19. Méribel
20. Val di Sole

Skiing in the Alps

Best ski resort for beginners 2020

1. Les Gets
2. Ski Juwel
3. Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn
4. SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental
5. Val Cenis

Best ski resort for advanced skiers 2020

1. Silvretta Arena Ischgl - Samnaun
2. Les Quatre Vallées
3. Ski Arlberg
4. Chamonix
5. Davos Klosters

Advanced skiers slope

Best family ski resort 2020

1. L'Alpe d'Huez
2. Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn
3. SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental
4. Les Portes du Soleil
5. Paradiski

Family Ski Resort

Best ski resort for après-ski 2020

1. Silvretta Arena Ischgl - Samnaun
2. Ski Arlberg
3. Tignes - Val d'Isère
4. Les Trois Vallées
5. Ski Zillertal 3000

Best après-ski bar 2020

1. Hinterhag Alm in Saalbach
2. Mooserwirt in St. Anton
3. La Folie Douce in Val d'Isère/Val Thorens/Alpe d'Huez
4. La Grotte du Yeti in Les 2 Alpes/St Sorlin d'Arves/Risoul
5. Krazy Kanguruh in St. Anton

Cin Cin Gerlos

10 lucky winners: SINNER ski goggles

It's now time to announce the lucky winners! Every person who voted in the Snowplaza Awards 2020 was automatically entered to win a pair of SINNER SIN VALLEY goggles, which feature two magnetic lenses with 100% UV protection and a hypoallergenic tri-layer foam that adapts perfectly to your face. Without further ado, here are the winners!

1. Maike Mestrom
2. Joost Hoeve
3. Robert Vink
4. Nikki Kuijs
5. Madelon Van Nunspeet
6. Anne Mulder
7. Gerben Middendorp
8. Anonymous 
9. Inge Heijdens
10. Danny Born

Born and raised in the ski paradise of Vancouver, Canada, I learned to ski before I can remember, balancing precariously on my parents’ skis as they sailed down the hill. I started snowboarding in my teens and am now delighted to be exploring everything Europe’s ski scene has to offer!