Apex Mountain
Top 44%226 points
Top 44%
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. 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: 0.033km

4. 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

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.
Apex Mountain
38% have it

6. restaurants

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

7. 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

8. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
6
Big Sky: 150

9. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Apex Mountain
40% have it

10. 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

11. longest run

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

12. 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

13. ski pass daily

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

14. Has toboggan runs

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

15. 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

16. 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

17. base elevation

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

18. hotels and hostels

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

19. Has a ski school

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

20. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.
11
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

21. 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

22. 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

23. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Apex Mountain
59% have it

24. Is child friendly

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
Apex Mountain
85% have it

25. chalets

A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.
3
Big White: 269

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