Canyons
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Key facts and figures

Canyons: 51 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
180
Big Sky: 250

2. 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.
Canyons
68% have it

3. 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.
940meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

4. Has a ski school

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

5. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
20
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

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.
Canyons
38% have it

7. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
80$
Sansicario: 0$

8. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
54.2km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

9. Has toboggan runs

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

10. has smoking ban in public places

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

11. Has night skiing

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

12. 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

13. 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.
Canyons
88% have it

14. hotels and hostels

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

15. 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.
Canyons
37% have it

16. Is pet-friendly

The resort is pet-friendly, so if you like you can bring your dog along if you need to.
Canyons
23% have it

17. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
42inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

18. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
44inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

19. 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.
80
Big Sky: 150

20. 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.
355inches
Alyeska: 650inches

21. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3040meters
Claviere: 5774meters

22. Hosts conferences

The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
Canyons
29% have it

23. 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.
91
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

24. has lake/s

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

25. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
2100meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

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