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Crans-Montana

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Crans-Montana review: 39 facts and highlights

Crans-Montana
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Crans-Montana

How does Crans-Montana compare to the average?

  • Skiable area
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    160kmvs112.87km
  • Mountain height
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    1500metersvs1140.23meters
  • Restaurants
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    64vs30.51
  • Ski lifts total capacity
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    36520vs29204.7
  • Restaurants on the slopes
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    18vs6.25
  • Longest run
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    12kmvs6.68km
  • Snowfall december
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    61.8inchesvs40.47inches
  • Opening hours
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    8hoursvs7.82hours

General info

1.distance from airport

180km

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

1500meters

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.
3.opening hours

8hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
4.summit height above sealevel

3000meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

50

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

160km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

20

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.
4.ski lifts total capacity

36520

This is the amount of people that can be transported by ski lifts etc. per hour. A bigger uphill capacity can indicate less waiting time, although it will be affected by how busy the resort is.
5.Allows off-piste skiing
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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.
6.longest run

12km

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

Leisure

1.restaurants

64

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

18

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.
3.number of cinemas

3

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of museums

2

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

45

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

3

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
3.number of five star hotels

4

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
4.Has camping facilities
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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!

Snowfall

1.snowfall december

61.8inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
2.snowfall march

117.7inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
3.snowfall november

18.1inches

Average snowfall in the month of November.
4.snowfall february

122inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.
5.snowfall april

113.7inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.
6.snowfall january

88.1inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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