Gerlos
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Key facts and figures

Gerlos: 30 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
68
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.
1200meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. 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.
Gerlos
38% have it

4. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
45
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

5. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
139km
Champéry: 650km

6. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
82.1km
Smugglers Notch: 0.033km

7. Has toboggan runs

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

8. 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.
Gerlos
88% have it

9. 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.
38
Ellmau: 70

10. Winter olympics host

The resort has played host to the winter olympics. This means it is likely to have a range of professional slopes, other winter sports, and finally, good facilities and well developed transport links.
Gerlos
17% have it

11. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
63.29$
Sansicario: 0$

12. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
10
Big Sky: 150

13. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2500meters
Claviere: 5774meters

14. Has a ski school

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

15. 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.
Gerlos
6% have it

16. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1300meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

17. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.
48
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

18. 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.
33
Champéry: 102

19. trails (easy)

Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners or people with low ability.
10
Champéry: 150

20. number of kindergartens

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2017.
1
Les Arcs: 6

21. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 25

22. number of theaters

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 15

23. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
0
Squaw Valley: 5

24. months open yearly

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
4.5months
Samnaun: 10months

25. Is child friendly

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
Gerlos
85% have it

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