Fernie
Top 29%290 points
Top 29%
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. 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

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.
1082meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

4. Has a ski school

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

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.
Fernie
38% have it

6. restaurants

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

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. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Fernie
59% have it

9. Has toboggan runs

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Fernie
53% 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. hotels and hostels

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

12. ski pass daily

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

13. 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

14. 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: 0.03km

15. 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

16. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
46inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

17. 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

18. 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

19. 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

20. has lake/s

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

21. Hosts conferences

The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
Fernie
29% have it

22. 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.
48
Big Sky: 150

23. snowfall march

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

24. Is pet-friendly

The resort is pet-friendly, so if you like you can bring your dog along if you need to.
Fernie
23% have it

25. base elevation

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

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