Backcountry Skiing Women

It's that time of year again. You're thinking about booking a winter holiday to go skiing or snowboarding - but you're not sure where to go.

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Maybe you've got no one to go with this year? Or you fancy going on a snowy adventure with a group of female mates?

From France to Alaska, we've put together a few of the best women's only ski and snowboard holidays for you to choose from...

reach4thealps

If you're looking to just get away for a couple of days with your girl pals, Reach4TheAlps in Morzine, France have a really good deal going this winter.

They are offering a three night break in one of their luxury chalets with a massage, morning smoothie and nightly cocktail in the hot tub.

All of their chalets are minutes from the chair lifts to Avoriaz, which links into the huge ski area of the Portes des Soleil.

We can guarantee you won't get bored of the terrain this part of the world has to offer.

Prices from €650 per person for three night stay (sole occupancy). Find out more about Reach4TheAlps Snow White weekends here

Girlie Camps Snowboarding Laax

Girlie Camps are one of the leading groups that run women's only ski and snowboard camps across Europe.

We really like the sound of the Snowboard Camp in Laax, Switzerland - six days of solid shredding with an awesome bunch of women and working on actually progressing your riding.

Always wanted to nail a backside 360? You'll be offered coaching every day.

After all, Laax is known for having one of the best snow parks in Europe, so it's the perfect place to do it.

Prices from €880 for seven night break. Find out more about Girlie Camps here

Amazon Creek - Chamonix - Winter Snow - 06-09 February'12

If you're looking to really treat yourself, look no further than Amazon Creek.

They are running a luxury women's ski break in Chamonix this coming March.

Think four days of guided skiing with top ski instructor Rachel Kerr, yoga, spa treatments and gourmet food in one of the best resorts in the world.

You'll be given individual video analysis and guidance on carving, moguls and off-piste skiing.

Prices start from £1,700 for a four-day break. Find out more on Amazon Creek Women's Ski Breaks here

Backcountry-Ski-Week-Deep-Powder-Skiing-Jessica-Baker-Photo-by-David-Stubbs-Web

Jessica Baker is an well-accomplished ski guide and coach that runs women's only camps in across America and France.

If you're based in Europe, then join in with Jessica's trip to La Grave, France in March 2016.

If you want to practice skiing steeper terrain, learn avalanche awareness skills and even have a few French language lessons, then this trip is for you.

Prices from $3,790 per person for a six-day trip. Find out more about Ski Divas here

Snow Goddess Retreats Snowboarding Hakuba Japan

If you're a bit of a pow hound, then you'll definitely have Japan on your bucket list.

Snow Goddess run retreats in the Japanese resort of Hakuba.

You can explore the powder fields of this amazing mountain before soaking your tired limbs in the onsen afterwards and tuck into a healthy, delicious home-cooked dinner.

It's the perfect trip for solo snowboarders, as you'll immediately meet a whole group of like-minded women, so no fears about being lonely on the slopes.

Prices from $3095 per person for a seven night break. Find out more about Snow Goddess Retreats here

Chicky Clinics Backcountry Skiing

If you're looking to get into backcountry touring this season, Chicky Clinics are a Dutch company that run a wicked range of trips for women.

Their Backcountry Trip is for advanced skiers and snowboarders looking to branch out into the world of touring.

You'll spend three days in Mittelberg, Austria with a rad bunch of ladies and a backcountry guide, riding fresh powder and chilling with all girls freeride films in the evenings.

You don't even need your own touring skis or splitboard - they will provide all the kit from Salomon.

Prices from €499 per person. Find out more about the Chicky Clinics Backcountry Trip here

yoga refine retreats

While these ski/snowboard retreats aren't specifically aimed at women, Refine Retreats in Morzine, France offers a snow yoga package that active ladies will love.

You'll stay in a luxury chalet with spa on site and the ski lifts are just a five minute walk away. There are daily yoga classes on offer as well as an 'Eat Clean' menu with delicious healthy meals.

Prices start from £700 per person for a seven-night stay. Find out more about Refine Retreats here

Points North Alaska Heliski Skiing

Now this is a once-in-a-lifetime holiday.

Points North run a ladies camp each year for women who want to come and push their boundaries in Alaska.

You will have eight to 12 heli runs a day on the most pristine powder Alaska has to offer. Rest days will be spent practicing crevasse rescue training, ski touring and relaxing in the sauna.

It's mega expensive (and for experts only) but we bet it'll be a trip you'll never forget.

Prices from $5,575 per person for seven nights. Find out more information about Points North Alaskan Ladies Camp here