Alta Badia
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Key facts and figures

Alta Badia: 42 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
Big Sky: 250

2. Allows off-piste skiing

In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
Alta Badia
68% have it

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
Champéry: 650km

4. mountain height

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.
Gressoney: 3550meters

5. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Alta Badia
94% have it

6. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

7. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
Zermatt: 25km

8. Has toboggan runs

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Alta Badia
53% have it

9. Has ice climbing areas

Ice climbing is a great sport for adrenalin seekers. It entails climbing frozen cliff edges/waterfalls using tools such as ice axes in order to grip the surface.
Alta Badia
37% have it

10. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
Sansicario: 0$

11. The resort has open cross country skiing

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.
Alta Badia
88% have it

12. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Alta Badia
59% have it

13. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

14. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
Val di Fassa: 188

15. restaurants on the slopes

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.
Ellmau: 70

16. ski lifts total capacity

This is the amount of people that can be transported by ski lifts etc. per hour. A bigger uphill capacity can indicate less waiting time, although it will be affected by how busy the resort is.
Val Gardena: 115238

17. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
Claviere: 5774meters

18. trails (medium)

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

19. trails (difficult)

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. High-difficulty trails (marked with a black diamond) have a slope gradient of more than 40%; such trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a good challenge.
Big Sky: 150

20. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

21. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
Engelberg: 186.3inches

22. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

23. season pass price

The season pass price gives you unlimited access to the resort for the entire ski season.
Arapahoe Basin: 9$

24. number of kindergartens

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2018.
Les Arcs: 6

25. ski lifts (air)

Air lifts describe all off-ground types of ski lift, such as cable cars or chair lifts. These are better, particular for travelling long distances, as they can transport skiers faster and in larger quantities than surface lifts.
Champéry: 102

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