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Engelberg review: 44 facts and highlights

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Engelberg

How does Engelberg compare to the average?

  • Mountain height
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    1970metersvs1140.23meters
  • Distance from airport
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    102kmvs107.39km
  • Seasonal snowfall
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    510inchesvs313.71inches
  • Restaurants on the slopes
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    14vs6.25
  • Longest run
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    12kmvs6.68km
  • Opening hours
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    8hoursvs7.82hours
  • Snowfall december
    ?

    92.5inchesvs40.47inches
  • Snowfall february
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    185.8inchesvs71.27inches

General info

1.mountain height
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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.

Best

Gressoney

3550meters

1970meters

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

Best

Smugglers Notch

0.03km

102km

3.opening hours
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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.

Best

Sky Resort

13hours

8hours

4.summit height above sealevel
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The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.

Best

Claviere

5774meters

3020meters

5.has smoking ban in public places
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Source: city's official website, 2020.

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6.base elevation
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The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

1050meters

Skiing

1.ski slopes
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The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

19

2.skiable area
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The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

Best

Champéry

650km

82km

3.trails (medium)
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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.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

110

4

4.ski lifts total capacity
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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.

Best

Val Gardena

115238

25000

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.

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

Best

Zermatt

25km

12km

Leisure

1.restaurants
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More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

28

2.restaurants on the slopes
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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.

Best

Ellmau

70

14

3.Has an ice rink
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At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

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4.Has ice climbing areas
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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.

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5.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

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6.number of cinemas
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

Squaw Valley

5

3

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels
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With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.

Best

Val di Fassa

188

22

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

Best

Les Arcs

6

3

3.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!

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4.number of five star hotels
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Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

0

Snowfall

1.seasonal snowfall
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The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.

Best

Alyeska

650inches

510inches

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

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

92.5inches

3.snowfall february
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Average snowfall in the month of February.

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

185.8inches

4.snowfall march
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Average snowfall in the month of March.

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

186.3inches

5.snowfall november
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Average snowfall in the month of November.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

35.4inches

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

Best

Gstaad

196inches

183.4inches

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