Brighton
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Key facts and figures

Brighton: 45 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
66
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.
762meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. restaurants

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

4. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
4.2km
Champéry: 650km

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.
56.3km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

6. 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.
Brighton
68% have it

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.
Brighton
38% have it

8. 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

9. 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.
26
Big Sky: 150

10. has lake/s

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

11. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
8.9km
Zermatt: 25km

12. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
68$
Sansicario: 0$

13. Has toboggan runs

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

14. Has night skiing

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

15. 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.
Brighton
88% have it

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.
500inches
Alyeska: 650inches

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.
26
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

18. 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.
Brighton
7% have it

19. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
35
Val di Fassa: 188

20. 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.
Brighton
37% have it

21. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3200meters
Claviere: 5774meters

22. Has a ski school

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

23. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
2438meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

24. number of theaters

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 15

25. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 25

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