A list of this year’s biggest events, when they take place and where they’ll go down

January 2nd, 2013 by

2013 is upon is, and with it comes a tram-load of stellar skiing events. Whether you’ll be competing, spectating or avidly following online, we’ve rounded up a list of the year’s biggest and baddest events. Mark your calendars—these are the competitions you won’t want to miss.

SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR BY THE NORTH FACE

1. Revelstoke, BC • January 7 – 12

2. Courmayeur-Mont-Blanc, Italy • January 19 – 25

3. Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France • January 26 – February 1

4. Kirkwood, CA • February 27 – March 3

5. Fieberbrunn Pillerseetal, Austria • March 9 – 15

6. Verbier, Switzerland • March 23 – 31

[Read] Unified World Tour: What you should know about the new six-stop Freeride World Tour


AFP WORLD TOUR PLATINUM EVENTS

1. The Dew Tour, Breckenridge, CO • December 13 – 16

2. US Grand Prix at Park City, Park City, UT • December 20 – 23 [Postponed, Feb. 1-2, 2013]

3. US Grand Prix at Copper, Copper Mountain, CO • January 9 – 13

4. Winter X Games 17, Aspen/Snowmass, CO • January 24 – 27

5. Winter X Games Europe, Tignes, France • March 21 – 23

6. The Dumont Cup, Sunday River, ME • March 29 – 31

7. WSI/AFP World Championships, Whistler Blackcomb, BC • April 18 – 21

See a full listing of AFP World Tour events here


Special events

1. Red Bull Linecatcher, Vars, France • January 12 – 19

2. Deep Winter Photo Challenge, Whistler, BC • January 19

3. Red Bull Playstreets, Bad Gastein, Austria • February, 23

4. War of Rails, Bear Mountain, CA • March 1 – 3

5. Nine Queens, Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, Austria • March, 10 – 17

6. Jon Olsson Invitational, Åre, Sweden • April, 5 – 6

7. Nine Knights, Livigno, Italy • April 8 – 15

8. Sammy Carlson Invitatonal, Mt. Bachelor, OR • May 25

9. Orage Masters, Sun Valley, ID • April 5 – 7 [added late, not displayed on map]


*Event dates are subject to change. This article appeared in the V15 December issue of FREESKIER and is part of our 2012/13 Competition PreviewSubscribe to the magazine, or get it on the iTunes Newsstand.

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