Charlotte Pass
Top 71%121 points
Top 71%
Key facts and figures

Charlotte Pass: 38 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
22
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.
Charlotte Pass
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.
209meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

4. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Charlotte Pass
94% have it

5. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
4
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

6. 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.
1
Ellmau: 70

7. Has night skiing

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

8. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
1
Val di Fassa: 188

9. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
97$
Sansicario: 0$

10. 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.
Charlotte Pass
37% have it

11. 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.
Charlotte Pass
88% have it

12. has smoking ban in public places

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

13. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
85.5km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

14. Has toboggan runs

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

15. 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.
8
Big Sky: 150

16. 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.
Charlotte Pass
17% 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.
1964meters
Claviere: 5774meters

18. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1755meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

19. has lake/s

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

20. 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.
6
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

21. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
0
Squaw Valley: 5

22. 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!
Charlotte Pass
61% have it

23. Is child friendly

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

24. trails (easy)

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Low difficulty trails (marked with a green circle) have a slope gradient between 6% and 25%. Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners.
8
Champéry: 150

25. trails (off-piste)

Some resorts have recommended off-piste routes for very experienced skiers.
0
Gulmarg: 100

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