Apex Mountain
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Key facts and figures

Apex Mountain: 46 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
25
Big Sky: 250

2. 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.
610meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. 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.
Apex Mountain
68% have it

4. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
4
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

5. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
4.8km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

6. 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.
0
Ellmau: 70

7. 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.
Apex Mountain
38% have it

8. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
5km
Zermatt: 25km

9. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
66$
Sansicario: 0$

10. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
11
Val di Fassa: 188

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.
Apex Mountain
88% have it

12. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2180meters
Claviere: 5774meters

13. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Apex Mountain
59% have it

14. 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.
Apex Mountain
37% have it

15. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Apex Mountain
94% have it

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.
8684
Val Gardena: 115238

17. 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.
11
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

18. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Apex Mountain
40% have it

19. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1575meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

20. 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.
6
Big Sky: 150

21. seasonal snowfall

The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.
236inches
Alyeska: 650inches

22. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Apex Mountain
51% have it

23. Has toboggan runs

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

24. opening hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
9hours
Sky Resort: 13hours

25. possibility of drinking alcohol in public places

In general, cities with possibility of drinking alcohol in public places have more thriving nightlife. It's easier to organize parties in public places. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Apex Mountain
18% have it

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