Deer Valley
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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. 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

3. 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

4. restaurants

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

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.
61.2km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

6. skiable area

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

7. 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

8. ski pass daily

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

9. 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.
Deer Valley
17% have it

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. Has toboggan runs

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

14. 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

15. 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

16. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Deer Valley
40% have it

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.
Deer Valley
7% have it

18. hotels and hostels

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

19. Has a ski school

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

20. seasonal snowfall

The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.
300inches
Alyeska: 650inches

21. has smoking ban in public places

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

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.
32
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

23. base elevation

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

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. snowfall march

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

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