Gerlos
Top 52%197 points
Top 52%
Key facts and figures

Gerlos review: 30 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
68
Big Sky: 250

2. skiable area

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

3. 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

4. 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

5. Has a ski school

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

6. restaurants

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

7. 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
39% have it

8. Has toboggan runs

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Gerlos
53% 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. ski pass daily

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

11. 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: 0.03km

12. 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

13. 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.
48
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

14. 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

15. 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.
10
Big Sky: 150

16. base elevation

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

17. 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
7% have it

18. trails (easy)

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Low difficulty trails (marked with a green circle) have a slope gradient between 6% and 25%. Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners.
10
Champéry: 150

19. 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

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, 2018.
1
Les Arcs: 6

21. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 25

22. season pass price

The season pass price gives you unlimited access to the resort for the entire ski season.
881.99$
Arapahoe Basin: 9$

23. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
0
Squaw Valley: 5

24. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
51
Champéry: 216

25. Is child friendly

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
Gerlos
86% have it

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