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Alta
Bled
Les Arcs
Top 15%347 points
Top 15%
Top 54%189 points
Top 54%
Top 17%339 points
Top 17%
Key facts and figures

Alta vs Bled vs Les Arcs: 34 facts in comparison

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
116
Big Sky: 250
2
234

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
Bled
Les Arcs
69% have it

3. 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.
616meters
Gressoney: 3550meters
1297meters
2050meters

4. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
12
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180
2
75

5. The resort is serviced by public transport

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
Alta
Bled
Les Arcs
39% have it

6. 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
Bled
Les Arcs
88% have it

7. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Alta
Bled
Les Arcs
94% have it

8. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
5
Val di Fassa: 188
22
16

9. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
79$
Sansicario: 0$
23.41$
71.9$

10. Has toboggan runs

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

11. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Alta
Bled
Les Arcs
59% have it

12. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Alta
Bled
Les Arcs
52% have it

13. 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.
1
Ellmau: 70
0
10

14. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
53.1km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km
38.8km
126km

15. 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
Bled
Les Arcs
38% have it

16. Is pet-friendly

The resort is pet-friendly, so if you like you can bring your dog along if you need to.
Alta
Bled
Les Arcs
23% have it

17. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
2600meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters
503meters
1200meters

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.
46
Whistler Blackcomb: 110
1
67

19. Winter olympics host

The resort has played host to the winter olympics. This means it is likely to have a range of professional slopes, other winter sports, and finally, good facilities and well developed transport links.
Alta
Bled
Les Arcs
17% have it

20. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3216meters
Claviere: 5774meters
1800meters
3250meters

21. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Alta
Bled
Les Arcs
40% have it

22. Hosts conferences

The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
Alta
Bled
Les Arcs
30% have it

23. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 25
1
0

24. number of five star hotels

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
0
Park City Mountain: 9
1
0

25. Has a bobsled track

This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
Alta
Bled
Les Arcs
7% have it

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