Grandvalira El Tarter
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Key facts and figures

Grandvalira El Tarter: 33 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
118
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.
840meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
210km
Champéry: 650km

4. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
9
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

5. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Grandvalira El Tarter
94% have it

6. 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.
Grandvalira El Tarter
37% have it

7. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
178km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

8. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Grandvalira El Tarter
51% have it

9. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
6
Val di Fassa: 188

10. 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.
Grandvalira El Tarter
88% have it

11. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
60.5$
Sansicario: 0$

12. 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.
10
Ellmau: 70

13. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1800meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

14. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2640meters
Claviere: 5774meters

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.
30
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

16. 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.
24
Big Sky: 150

17. 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.
100000
Val Gardena: 115238

18. 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.
Grandvalira El Tarter
17% have it

19. season pass price

The season pass price gives you unlimited access to the resort for the entire ski season.
1079.3$
Arapahoe Basin: 9$

20. 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.
7
Champéry: 102

21. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
67
Champéry: 216

22. opening hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
8hours
Sky Resort: 13hours

23. 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.
4
Les Arcs: 6

24. Has camping facilities

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!
Grandvalira El Tarter
61% have it

25. Has an ice rink

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
Grandvalira El Tarter
61% have it

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