Breckenridge
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Key facts and figures

Breckenridge: 45 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
155
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.
1036meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
62
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

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.
Breckenridge
68% have it

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.
117.5km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

6. 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.
Breckenridge
38% have it

7. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
5.6km
Zermatt: 25km

8. 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.
353inches
Alyeska: 650inches

9. 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.
48
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

10. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Breckenridge
94% have it

11. 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.
42880
Val Gardena: 115238

12. 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.
85
Big Sky: 150

13. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3
Val di Fassa: 188

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.
Breckenridge
37% have it

15. Has toboggan runs

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

16. has lake/s

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

17. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3962meters
Claviere: 5774meters

18. 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.
Breckenridge
88% have it

19. has smoking ban in public places

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

20. Has night skiing

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

21. 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.
Breckenridge
17% have it

22. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
2926meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

23. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
33
Champéry: 216

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.
1
Les Arcs: 6

25. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
1
Squaw Valley: 5

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