Davos
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Key facts and figures

Davos: 38 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
85
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.
Davos
68% have it

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
320km
Champéry: 650km

4. 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.
1724meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

5. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
102
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

6. Has a ski school

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

7. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
148km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

8. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
51$
Sansicario: 0$

9. 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.
Davos
88% have it

10. Has toboggan runs

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

11. 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.
50
Ellmau: 70

12. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
15km
Zermatt: 25km

13. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
57
Val di Fassa: 188

14. Has night skiing

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

15. has smoking ban in public places

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

16. base elevation

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

17. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Davos
40% 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.
2843meters
Claviere: 5774meters

19. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
35inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

20. 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.
64421
Val Gardena: 115238

21. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
61inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

22. 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.
40
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

23. 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.
21
Big Sky: 150

24. 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!
Davos
61% have it

25. snowfall november

Average snowfall in the month of November.
4.7inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 85inches

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