Geilo
Top 63%134 points
Top 63%
Key facts and figures

Geilo: 39 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
39
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.
378meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
35km
Champéry: 650km

4. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
17
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

5. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
2km
Zermatt: 25km

6. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
61.9$
Sansicario: 0$

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.
4
Ellmau: 70

8. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
24km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

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 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

11. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
8
Val di Fassa: 188

12. 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.
25000
Val Gardena: 115238

13. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
1178meters
Claviere: 5774meters

14. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
800meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

15. 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.
10
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

16. has lake/s

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

17. Has toboggan runs

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

18. 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

19. Has a ski school

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

20. 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

21. Hosts conferences

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

22. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
18
Champéry: 216

23. ski lifts (air)

Air lifts describe all off-ground types of ski lift, such as cable cars or chair lifts. These are better, particular for travelling long distances, as they can transport skiers faster and in larger quantities than surface lifts.
5
Champéry: 102

24. 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.
18
Big White: 269

25. season pass price

The season pass price gives you unlimited access to the resort for the entire ski season.
773.77$
Arapahoe Basin: 9$

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