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
16. 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.
17% have it
17. 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
18. base elevation
The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters
19. summit height above sealevel
The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
20. Hosts conferences
The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
29% have it
21. Has an ice rink
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
61% have it
22. 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.
Park City Mountain: 9
23. hiking trails
Hiking trails allow you to explore the mountain on foot and take in some of the breathtaking views from the mountain’s peak.
24. number of museums
Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Banff Mount Norquay: 25
25. Is child friendly
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.