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Gressoney-Saint-Jean review: 37 facts and highlights

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Gressoney-Saint-Jean

How does Gressoney-Saint-Jean compare to the average?

  • Distance from airport
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    95.9kmvs107.39km
  • Summit height above sealevel
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    3490metersvs2585.7meters
  • Ski pass daily
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    23$vs61.36$
  • Season pass price
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    340$vs941.54$

General info

1.distance from airport
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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

95.9km

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

3490meters

3.has smoking ban in public places
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Source: city's official website, 2019.

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

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5.months open yearly
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A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Best

Samnaun

10months

4months

6.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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In general, cities with possibility of drinking alcohol in public places have more thriving nightlife. It's easier to organize parties in public places. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

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Skiing

1.ski slopes
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The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

7

2.Allows off-piste skiing
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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.

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

Best

Champéry

650km

50km

4.trails (medium)
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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.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

110

3

5.trails (difficult)
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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.

Best

Big Sky

150

1

6.Offers open cross-country skiing
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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.

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Leisure

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

17

2.number of cinemas
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

Squaw Valley

5

0

3.number of museums
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

Banff Mount Norquay

25

0

4.number of theaters
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

Banff Mount Norquay

15

0

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels
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With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.

Best

Val di Fassa

188

17

2.number of five star hotels
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Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

0

Snowfall

1.snowfall december
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Average snowfall in the month of December.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

21.6inches

2.snowfall november
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Average snowfall in the month of November.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

9.8inches

3.snowfall february
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Average snowfall in the month of February.

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

36inches

4.snowfall march
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Average snowfall in the month of March.

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

31.4inches

5.snowfall april
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Average snowfall in the month of April.

Best

Gstaad

196inches

27.5inches

6.snowfall january
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Average snowfall in the month of January.

Best

Engelberg

135inches

35.4inches

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