There are over 140 groomed green and blue (advanced beginner) runs, snow parks, off-piste challenges and wide, flat nursery slopes.
Powder hounds won't be disappointed either as there are excellent off-piste skiing and mogul runs, but it's wise to ask for a guide if you take the uncharted option.
In the feverish TV debates the questions come from the audience, but that distinction is pretty minor since no audience member is invited to go off-piste with his or her inquiry.
But the question still remained, could I, a ‘good intermediate’ skier, cope with true off-piste conditions?
The lawyer was skiing off-piste in the resort of Verbier in the Alps when he fell some 300 metres after losing his footing and ended up in a snow gully.
While we off-piste skiers are a mobile force, we don't always have the time or energy for long approach marches.
The Outside team tested the latest off-piste equipment - snowboards that split in two, barely-there alpine bindings, shaped telemark skis designed to float on powder - to get you up and down with ease.
Luckily my 16 year old son was scooped up by our friends, and his days were spent in wild, off-piste skiing.
The royal once went off-piste and called a proposed extension to the National Gallery "a monstrous carbuncle on the face of a much loved and elegant friend."
These races require competitors to climb and descend steep, sometimes dodgy off-piste terrain using climbing skins and lightweight alpine-touring skis, boots, and bindings.