Crans-Montana
Top 37%229 points
Top 37%
Key facts and figures

Crans-Montana: 39 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
50
Big Sky: 250

2. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
160km
Champéry: 650km

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.
1500meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

4. 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.
Crans-Montana
68% have it

5. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
64
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

6. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
12km
Zermatt: 25km

7. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
35$
Sansicario: 0$

8. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
180km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

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.
18
Ellmau: 70

10. 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.
4
Big Sky: 150

11. 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.
20
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

12. 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.
Crans-Montana
88% have it

13. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Crans-Montana
59% have it

14. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1500meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

15. hotels and hostels

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

16. ski lifts total capacity

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.
36520
Val Gardena: 115238

17. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3000meters
Claviere: 5774meters

18. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
117.7inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

19. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Crans-Montana
94% have it

20. Has night skiing

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

21. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
61.8inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

22. snowfall april

Average snowfall in the month of April.
113.7inches
Gstaad: 196inches

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, 2018.
3
Les Arcs: 6

24. number of five star hotels

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
4
Park City Mountain: 9

25. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
3
Squaw Valley: 5

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