New answers tagged snow-sports
One logical place to look for geishas at a ski resort would be Yuzawa, Niigata. Unfortunately, while there's plenty of skiing, there's no geisha quarters there any more, as Finding the fabled Snow Country states: The novel, cited when Kawabata (1899-1972) won Japan’s first Nobel Prize for Literature, is set in the small hot-springs resort of Yuzawa, ...
Norway also has summer skiing spots. On the tourism website for Norway, some of them are listed, claiming they're the largest : the Stryn Summer Ski Centre, at elevation 1600m the Galdhøpiggen Summer Ski Centre, at elevation 2600m, claiming some powder snow. the Folgefonna Summer Ski Centre, which is a glacier.
Thanks to Jonas's answer I discovered the Bergfex Swiss ski resorts list. With a bit of fiddling, I was able to get up a map showing all the resorts that still had lifts running this weekend. Based on that, the only sensible looking one was Engelberg/Titlis, which still had its high red and black runs open. It's fairly easy to get to, and by train from ...
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