Courchevel
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Top 21%
Key facts and figures

Courchevel: 45 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
96
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.
1880meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
105
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

4. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
150km
Champéry: 650km

5. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
25km
Smugglers Notch: 0.033km

6. 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

7. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
58.1$
Sansicario: 0$

8. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
7.7km
Zermatt: 25km

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
Ellmau: 70

10. Has toboggan runs

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

11. Has night skiing

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

12. 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

13. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
8
Big Sky: 150

14. 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

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. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
45
Val di Fassa: 188

17. Has a bobsled track

This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
Courchevel
6% have it

18. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3230meters
Claviere: 5774meters

19. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1350meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

20. has smoking ban in public places

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

21. Has a ski school

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

22. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.
34
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

23. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
84.5inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

24. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 25

25. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
60inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

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