Gressoney
Top 46%196 points
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Key facts and figures

Gressoney: 30 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
28
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.
3550meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
29
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

4. Allows off-piste skiing

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.
Gressoney
68% have it

5. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
90km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

6. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
9km
Zermatt: 25km

7. Has a ski school

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

8. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1624meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

9. 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.
15
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

10. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
4634meters
Claviere: 5774meters

11. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
107inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

12. 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.
Gressoney
88% have it

13. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
24
Val di Fassa: 188

14. seasonal 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.
558inches
Alyeska: 650inches

15. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Gressoney
59% have it

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.
3
Big Sky: 150

17. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
46inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

18. snowfall april

Average snowfall in the month of April.
78inches
Gstaad: 196inches

19. 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 or people with low ability.
3
Champéry: 150

20. number of five star hotels

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
0
Park City Mountain: 9

21. snowfall november

Average snowfall in the month of November.
20inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 85inches

22. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
12
Champéry: 216

23. snowfall january

Average snowfall in the month of January.
98inches
Engelberg: 135inches

24. number of museums

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

25. number of cinemas

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

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