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Four Valleys review: 34 facts and highlights

Four Valleys
Four Valleys
99
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Why is Four Valleys better than the average?

  • Ski slopes
    205vs60.8
  • Mountain height
    2250metersvs1140.23meters
  • Skiable area
    412kmvs112.87km
  • Trails (difficult)
    20vs16.98
  • Trails (medium)
    106vs24.57
  • Summit height above sealevel
    3330metersvs2585.7meters
  • Snowfall march
    100inchesvs72.62inches
  • Trails (easy)
    77vs17.53

Key facts and figures

General info

1.mountain height

2250meters

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.

Best

Gressoney

3550meters

2.distance from airport

160km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.

Best

Smugglers Notch

0.03km

3.summit height above sealevel

3330meters

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

4.base elevation

1080meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

5.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

6.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

205

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

2.Allows off-piste skiing
Four Valleys

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.

3.skiable area

412km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

Best

Champéry

650km

4.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

5.trails (medium)

106

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.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

110

6.trails (difficult)

20

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.

Best

Big Sky

150

Leisure

1.Has ice climbing areas
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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.

2.Has a golf course
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The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

3.Has an ice rink
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At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

4.Has snowmobile circuit
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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.

5.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

Facilities

1.Has camping facilities
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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!

2.number of five star hotels

5

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

Snowfall

1.snowfall march

100inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

2.snowfall april

104inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

Best

Gstaad

196inches

3.snowfall december

69.3inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

4.snowfall november

14.9inches

Average snowfall in the month of November.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

5.snowfall january

88.5inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

Best

Engelberg

135inches

6.snowfall february

109.8inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

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