From the French Alps hangout of Victoria Beckham to a post-ski soak in a mountainside onsen, the best ski experiences meld top class powder with first class dining, drinking and accommodation options.  

Unlike Utah's Deer Valley, these places aren't so posh that you're not allowed to snowboard (because where's the fun in that?). Yes, you can expect prices to be as steep as the pistes, but if you can afford it, it's worth it. These are the three spots you need to ski.

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