Falls Creek
Top 55%185 points
Top 55%
Key facts and figures

Falls Creek review: 42 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
68
Big Sky: 250

2. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
65km
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.
380meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

4. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
36
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

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.
Falls Creek
39% have it

6. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Falls Creek
94% have it

7. 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.
Falls Creek
88% have it

8. Has toboggan runs

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

9. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
6
Val di Fassa: 188

10. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
3km
Zermatt: 25km

11. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Falls Creek
52% have it

12. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
123km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

13. 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.
Falls Creek
38% have it

14. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
104.25$
Sansicario: 0$

15. 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.
26
Big Sky: 150

16. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
0inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

17. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1400meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

18. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
1780meters
Claviere: 5774meters

19. 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.
Falls Creek
17% have it

20. has lake/s

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

21. 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.
31
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

22. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
0inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

23. 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.
157.5inches
Alyeska: 650inches

24. hiking trails

Hiking trails allow you to explore the mountain on foot and take in some of the breathtaking views from the mountain’s peak.
8
Schladming: 142

25. ski lifts (air)

Air lifts describe all off-ground types of ski lift, such as cable cars or chair lifts. These are better, particular for travelling long distances, as they can transport skiers faster and in larger quantities than surface lifts.
8
Champéry: 102

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