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Key facts and figures

Flaine: 40 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
63
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.
Flaine
68% have it

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
140km
Champéry: 650km

4. 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.
900meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

5. Has a ski school

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

6. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
10
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

7. 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.
Flaine
38% have it

8. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
14km
Zermatt: 25km

9. has smoking ban in public places

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

10. 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.
7
Ellmau: 70

11. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2
Val di Fassa: 188

12. 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.
Flaine
88% have it

13. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
58.73$
Sansicario: 0$

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.
92.9km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

15. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2500meters
Claviere: 5774meters

16. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1600meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

17. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
144inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

18. 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.
23
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

19. 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.
5
Big Sky: 150

20. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
63.7inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

21. 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.
14
Champéry: 102

22. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
2
Squaw Valley: 5

23. trails (easy)

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Low difficulty trails (marked with a green circle) have a slope gradient between 6% and 25%. Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners.
35
Champéry: 150

24. number of kindergartens

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2018.
2
Les Arcs: 6

25. Has camping facilities

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!
Flaine
61% have it

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