Grindelwald
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Key facts and figures

Grindelwald: 38 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
55
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.
1471meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
60
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.
Grindelwald
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.
152km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

6. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
112km
Champéry: 650km

7. 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.
15
Big Sky: 150

8. Has night skiing

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

9. 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.
Grindelwald
88% have it

10. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
63$
Sansicario: 0$

11. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
15km
Zermatt: 25km

12. Has toboggan runs

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

13. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Grindelwald
40% have it

14. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1050meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

16. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2505meters
Claviere: 5774meters

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.
42000
Val Gardena: 115238

18. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
49.2inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

19. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
40
Val di Fassa: 188

20. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
80.7inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

21. 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.
24
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

22. 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.
Grindelwald
37% have it

23. Has a ski school

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

24. snow parks

A snow park is similar to a traditional skate park, designed especially for winter sports. It has various rails, jumps and jibs so that skiers and snowboarders can perform tricks.
1
Stowe Mountain: 12

25. Has a spa

After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
Grindelwald
66% have it

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