Four Valleys
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Key facts and figures

Four Valleys: 34 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
205
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.
2250meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
412km
Champéry: 650km

4. 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.
Four Valleys
68% have it

5. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
160km
Smugglers Notch: 0.033km

6. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
77$
Sansicario: 0$

7. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
10km
Zermatt: 25km

8. has lake/s

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

9. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
20
Big Sky: 150

10. Has toboggan runs

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

11. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Four Valleys
94% have it

12. Has ice climbing areas

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.
Four Valleys
37% have it

13. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
100inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

14. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.
106
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

15. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3330meters
Claviere: 5774meters

16. has smoking ban in public places

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

17. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1080meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

18. Has snowmobile circuit

A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.
Four Valleys
27% have it

19. months open yearly

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
5months
Samnaun: 10months

20. snow parks

A snow park is similar to a traditional skate park, designed especially for winter sports. It has various rails, jumps and jibs so that skiers and snowboarders can perform tricks.
3
Stowe Mountain: 12

21. Has a spa

After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
Four Valleys
66% have it

22. snowfall april

Average snowfall in the month of April.
104inches
Gstaad: 196inches

23. number of five star hotels

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
5
Park City Mountain: 9

24. trails (easy)

Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners or people with low ability.
77
Champéry: 150

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!
Four Valleys
61% have it

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