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Gressoney review: 30 facts and highlights

Gressoney

How does Gressoney compare to the average?

  • Seasonal snowfall
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    558inchesvs313.71inches
  • Distance from airport
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    90kmvs107.39km
  • Mountain height
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    3550metersvs1140.23meters
  • Snowfall december
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    46inchesvs40.47inches
  • Longest run
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    9kmvs6.68km
  • Summit height above sealevel
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    4634metersvs2585.7meters
  • Hotels and hostels
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    24vs18.75
  • Snowfall november
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    20inchesvs11.72inches

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General info

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
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.
The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
Source: city's official website, 2021.
The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Skiing

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
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.
In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
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.
The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
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.
Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.
8.Has a ski school
Gressoney
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).

Leisure

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Facilities

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Snowfall

The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.
Average snowfall in the month of December.
Average snowfall in the month of November.
Average snowfall in the month of February.
Average snowfall in the month of March.
Average snowfall in the month of January.
Average snowfall in the month of April.

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