Chamonix
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Key facts and figures

Chamonix: 22 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
69
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.
2805meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
69
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.
Chamonix
68% have it

5. 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.
Chamonix
17% have it

6. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
9
Big Sky: 150

7. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
75.91$
Sansicario: 0$

8. 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.
Chamonix
88% have it

9. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3820meters
Claviere: 5774meters

10. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.
24
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

11. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1035meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

12. Has a ski school

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

13. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
61
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.
Chamonix
37% have it

15. 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.
10
Big White: 269

16. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
49
Champéry: 216

17. ski lifts (air)

Air lifts describe all off-ground types of ski lift, such as cable cars or chair lifts. These are better, particular for travelling long distances, as they can transport skiers faster and in larger quantities than surface lifts.
30
Champéry: 102

18. trails (easy)

Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners or people with low ability.
36
Champéry: 150

19. Has camping facilities

Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!
Chamonix
61% have it

20. Has a spa

After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
Chamonix
66% have it

21. 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.
2
Park City Mountain: 9

22. Is child friendly

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

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