The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
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.
The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.
The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.