Banff, Whistler, Aspen: Where to get your ski on in 2019

2019-01-16 16:30 - Saara Mowlana
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Moraine Lake, Rocky Mountains, Canada

Get your ski on at Instagram's top ski destinations... (Photo: iStock)

Why not go chasing the slopes and shredding the snow on your next vacation?

If you're looking to flee to a landscape blanketed by the icy embrace of snow, and falling fellow ski-goers, these destinations are worth a toss in ye ol' bucket list.

Alpha Travel Insurance took to Instagram, ploughing through its cold rich data to outsource the best and top Instagrammed ski resorts around the world.

The data collected focused on how often the hashtag of ski destinations was used.

Common contenders that made the top 25 include entries from the chilly wonderland of Canada as well as several from the cold embrace of USA. 

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Other popular destinations that made the list come from Switzerland and France and even a spot down South.

With snow dusted mountainous backdrops and crisp views - it's no wonder these are the most snapped ski wonderlands.

Alpha put these 25 nippy destinations on a fun and interactive map you can view here.

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Choose your frosty destination below:

The top five are...

1. Banff, Canada

#Banff used 1 901 654 times.

2. Whistler, Canada

#Whistler used 1 761 367 times.

3. Aspen, USA

#Aspen used 1 183 962 times.

4. Chamonix, France

#Chamonix used 863 814 times

5. Vail, USA

#Vail used 745 765 times

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6. Bend, USA

7. Zermatt, Switzerland

8. Telluride, USA

9. Niseko, Japan

10. Wanaka, New Zealand

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11. Val Thorens, France

12. St Moritz, Switzerland

13. Tignes, France

14. Courchevel, France

15. Verbier, Switzerland

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16. Taos, USA

17. Crested Butte, USA

18. Truckee, USA

19. Val-d'Isère, France

20. Morzine, France

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21. Kitzbühel, Austria

22. Steamboat Springs, USA

23. Davos, Switzerland

24. Courmayeur, Italy 

25. Lech, Austria 

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