The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
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.
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.
The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
The season pass price gives you unlimited access to the resort for the entire ski season.
The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.