Galtür
Top 55%180 points
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Key facts and figures

Galtür: 45 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
18
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.
697meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
21
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

4. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
177km
Smugglers Notch: 0.033km

5. 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.
Galtür
38% have it

6. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
40km
Champéry: 650km

7. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
48.05$
Sansicario: 0$

8. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Galtür
51% have it

9. has lake/s

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

10. 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.
Galtür
88% have it

11. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
3
Big Sky: 150

12. 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.
5
Ellmau: 70

13. Has a ski school

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

14. Has a bobsled track

This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
Galtür
6% have it

15. 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.
Galtür
37% have it

16. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.
13
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

17. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2297meters
Claviere: 5774meters

18. ski lifts total capacity

This is the amount of people that can be transported by ski lifts etc. per hour. A bigger uphill capacity can indicate less waiting time, although it will be affected by how busy the resort is.
13000
Val Gardena: 115238

19. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
55.2inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

20. base elevation

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

21. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
25
Val di Fassa: 188

22. Has an ice rink

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
Galtür
61% have it

23. 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!
Galtür
61% have it

24. months open yearly

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
4months
Samnaun: 10months

25. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
31.7inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

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