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Falls Creek review: 42 facts and highlights

Falls Creek
Falls Creek

Why is Falls Creek better than the average?

  • Ski slopes
    68vs60.8
  • Restaurants
    36vs30.51
  • Trails (difficult)
    26vs16.98
  • Trails (medium)
    31vs24.57
  • Snow parks
    4vs1.91

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Key facts and figures

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General info

1.mountain height

380meters

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.

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Gressoney

3550meters

2.distance from airport

123km

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

3.base elevation

1400meters

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

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Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

4.summit height above sealevel

1780meters

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

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Claviere

5774meters

5.Winter olympics host
Falls Creek

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.

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Ski Portillo

6.has lake/s
Falls Creek

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

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Skiing

1.ski slopes

68

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

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Big Sky

250

2.skiable area

65km

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

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Champéry

650km

3.Has a ski school
Falls Creek

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

4.The resort has open cross country skiing
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Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.

5.ski pass daily

104.25$

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

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Sansicario

0$

6.longest run

3km

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

Best

Zermatt

25km

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Leisure

1.restaurants

36

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

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Zell am See-Kaprun

180

2.Has ice climbing areas
Falls Creek

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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Alyeska

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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Sun Valley

4.Has a bobsled track
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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.

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Kirkwood

5.Has a golf course
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The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

6.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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Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Falls Creek

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.

2.hotels and hostels

6

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

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Val di Fassa

188

3.number of kindergartens

1

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2018.

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Les Arcs

6

4.chalets

16

A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.

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Big White

269

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Snowfall

1.snowfall march

0inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.

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Engelberg

186.3inches

2.seasonal snowfall

157.5inches

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

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Alyeska

650inches

3.snowfall december

0inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.

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Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

4.snowfall november

0inches

Average snowfall in the month of November.

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Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

5.snowfall january

0inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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Engelberg

135inches

6.snowfall february

0inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.

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Engelberg

185.8inches

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