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Key facts and figures

Deer Valley: 53 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
100
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.
Deer Valley
68% have it

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.
920meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

4. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
8.2km
Champéry: 650km

5. The resort is serviced by public transport

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
Deer Valley
38% have it

6. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
15
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

7. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Deer Valley
94% have it

8. 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.
Deer Valley
88% have it

9. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
15
Val di Fassa: 188

10. Has night skiing

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

11. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
4.5km
Zermatt: 25km

12. Has toboggan runs

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

13. 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.
3
Ellmau: 70

14. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
61.2km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

15. has smoking ban in public places

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

16. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
108$
Sansicario: 0$

17. 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.
Deer Valley
37% have it

18. Hosts conferences

The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
Deer Valley
29% have it

19. 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.
41
Big Sky: 150

20. 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.
32
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

21. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
92inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

22. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Deer Valley
40% have it

23. 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.
50470
Val Gardena: 115238

24. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2920meters
Claviere: 5774meters

25. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
2000meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

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