Europe: number of ski areas in 2021, by country
The UK: A tradition of snowsport
Established in 1903 and with over 28,000 members on the books, The Ski Club is the largest and oldest snowsports membership organisation in the UK. The turnover of the organization has grown in the past several years, reaching nearly six million British pounds in 2018. In the same year, it registered gross profit of approximately 438 thousand british pounds, down from the previous years profit of 1.1 million British pounds.
Off piste Freshtracks holidays were most popular among skiers.
In 2019, a total of 1,200 skiers chose off piste Freshtrack holidays from Ski Club Great Britain. Weekend ski holidays were chosen by 33 skiers members of the organization. Out of all the different skiing activities, off piste snowboarding is also done by 59 percent of skiers in the United Kingdom (UK).