Geilo
Top 62%8 points
Top 62%
Key facts and figures

Geilo: 39 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

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.

3. skiable area

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

4. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.

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.

6. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

7. 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.

8. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.

9. Has night skiing

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

10. Has a ski school

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

11. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.

12. base elevation

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

13. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.

14. has lake/s

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

15. 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.

16. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

17. 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.
Geilo
88% have it

18. Has toboggan runs

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

19. 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.
Geilo
37% have it

20. summit height above sealevel

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

21. chalets

A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.

22. trails (easy)

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

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!
Geilo
61% have it

24. Hosts conferences

The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
Geilo
29% have it

25. ski lifts total

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

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