Grimentz
Top 49%210 points
Top 49%
Key facts and figures

Grimentz review: 40 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
21
Big Sky: 250

2. 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.
Grimentz
69% have it

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
45km
Champéry: 650km

4. 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.
1330meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

5. 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.
Grimentz
88% have it

6. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
14
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

7. Has a ski school

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

8. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
210km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

9. has smoking ban in public places

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

10. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
49$
Sansicario: 0$

11. Has toboggan runs

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Grimentz
53% have it

12. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
6.9km
Zermatt: 25km

13. 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.
Grimentz
38% have it

14. hotels and hostels

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

15. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Grimentz
40% have it

16. 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.
11
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

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.
11000
Val Gardena: 115238

18. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1571meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

19. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
38.5inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

20. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
75.5inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

21. 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.
5
Big Sky: 150

22. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2900meters
Claviere: 5774meters

23. 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.
5
Champéry: 150

24. Is child friendly

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

25. snowfall february

Average snowfall in the month of February.
83.4inches
Engelberg: 185.8inches

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