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Geilo

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Geilo review: 39 facts and highlights

Geilo
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Geilo

How does Geilo compare to the average?

  • Distance from airport
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    24kmvs107.39km
  • Trails (difficult)
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    20vs16.98
  • Season pass price
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    773.77$vs941.54$
  • Number of museums
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    3vs0.97
  • Number of theaters
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    1vs0.14
  • Snow parks
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    5vs1.91
  • Months open yearly
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    5monthsvs4.84months
  • Chalets
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    18vs17.58

General info

1.distance from airport

24km

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

378meters

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.summit height above sealevel

1178meters

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

800meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
5.months open yearly

5months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
6.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

39

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

35km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

10

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.
4.ski lifts total capacity

25000

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.
5.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.
6.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

17

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

4

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.
3.number of museums

3

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of cinemas

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.number of theaters

1

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.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.hotels and hostels

8

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

18

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.
3.number of kindergartens

1

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
4.Hosts conferences
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The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
5.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!

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