Conventional wisdom has it that mountain towns like Aspen and Telluride should be visited in the winter. Ski bums will hardly argue with that, since that’s when there’s usually plenty of fresh powder. But in the summer months, they boast great hiking, fishing, and white-water rafting, along with world-class dining and hotels (often at more affordable rates than the peak snow months), minus the massive crowds. Here, Melissa Biggs Bradley, CEO and founder of travel website Indagare, shares her expert tips on this summer’s best winter destinations around the globe to visit this summer and what to do while you’re there. Here, her insider picks.