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Gerlos review: 30 facts and highlights

Gerlos
Gerlos

Why is Gerlos better than the average?

  • Ski slopes
    68vs60.8
  • Skiable area
    139kmvs112.87km
  • Mountain height
    1200metersvs1140.23meters
  • Restaurants
    45vs30.51
  • Distance from airport
    82.1kmvs107.39km
  • Restaurants on the slopes
    38vs6.25
  • Trails (medium)
    48vs24.57
  • Ski lifts (air)
    33vs13.23

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General info

1.mountain height

1200meters

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.

Best

Gressoney

3550meters

2.distance from airport

82.1km

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

Best

Smugglers Notch

0.03km

3.summit height above sealevel

2500meters

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

4.base elevation

1300meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

5.Winter olympics host
Gerlos

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.

For example

Ski Portillo

6.Is child friendly
Gerlos

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

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Skiing

1.ski slopes

68

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

2.skiable area

139km

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

Best

Champéry

650km

3.Has a ski school
Gerlos

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

4.The resort has open cross country skiing
Gerlos

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.

5.ski pass daily

63.29$

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

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Sansicario

0$

6.Has toboggan runs
Gerlos

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.

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Leisure

1.restaurants

45

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

2.restaurants on the slopes

38

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.

Best

Ellmau

70

3.Has a bobsled track
Gerlos

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.

For example

Kirkwood

4.Has snowmobile circuit
Gerlos

A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.

For example

Alyeska

5.Has a spa
Gerlos

After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

6.number of theaters

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

Best

Banff Mount Norquay

15

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Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Gerlos

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.

2.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, 2018.

Best

Les Arcs

6

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