Fernie
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Key facts and figures

Fernie: 48 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
110
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.
1082meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. 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.
Fernie
38% have it

4. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
308km
Smugglers Notch: 0.033km

5. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
9
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

6. 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.
Fernie
68% have it

7. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
5km
Zermatt: 25km

8. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
48
Big Sky: 150

9. 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.
Fernie
88% have it

10. Has night skiing

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

11. 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.
9
Ellmau: 70

12. Has toboggan runs

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

13. has lake/s

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

14. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
83.95$
Sansicario: 0$

15. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2134meters
Claviere: 5774meters

16. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
12
Val di Fassa: 188

17. 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.
14916
Val Gardena: 115238

18. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Fernie
94% have it

19. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
120inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

20. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1052meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

21. 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.
433inches
Alyeska: 650inches

22. has smoking ban in public places

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

23. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.
36
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

24. opening hours

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.
7hours
Sky Resort: 13hours

25. number of theaters

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 15

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