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. skiable area

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

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.
2250meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

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. longest run

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

6. ski pass daily

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

7. 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: 0.03km

8. 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.
106
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

9. 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

10. Has a ski school

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

11. has smoking ban in public places

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

12. base elevation

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

13. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
69.3inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

14. Has toboggan runs

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

15. 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.
20
Big Sky: 150

16. has lake/s

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

17. 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

18. snowfall march

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

19. season pass price

The season pass price gives you unlimited access to the resort for the entire ski season.
1574$
Arapahoe Basin: 9$

20. 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 or people with low ability.
77
Champéry: 150

21. snowfall april

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

22. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
82
Champéry: 216

23. snowfall november

Average snowfall in the month of November.
14.9inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 85inches

24. 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

25. snowfall january

Average snowfall in the month of January.
88.5inches
Engelberg: 135inches

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