Courchevel
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Key facts and figures

Courchevel: 45 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

2. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

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.

4. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.

5. 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.
Courchevel
68% have it

6. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.

7. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.

8. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

9. 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.

10. Has night skiing

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

11. summit height above sealevel

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

12. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

13. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.

14. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

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.
Courchevel
37% have it

16. Has toboggan runs

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

17. 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.
Courchevel
88% have it

18. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Courchevel
59% have it

19. 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.
Courchevel
17% have it

20. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.

21. Has a ski school

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

22. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.

23. number of kindergartens

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2017.

24. ski lifts total

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

25. snowfall january

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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