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Gryon

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Gryon review: 44 facts and highlights

Gryon
60
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Gryon

How does Gryon compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
    ?

    78vs60.8
  • Skiable area
    ?

    125kmvs112.87km
  • Restaurants
    ?

    31vs30.51
  • Mountain height
    ?

    1800metersvs1140.23meters
  • Trails (medium)
    ?

    37vs24.57
  • Ski lifts total capacity
    ?

    38300vs29204.7
  • Restaurants on the slopes
    ?

    20vs6.25
  • Longest run
    ?

    14kmvs6.68km

General info

1.mountain height

1800meters

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.
2.distance from airport

110km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
3.opening hours

8hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
4.summit height above sealevel

3100meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.base elevation

1300meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

78

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

125km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

37

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.
4.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.
5.ski lifts total capacity

38300

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.
6.longest run

14km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

Leisure

1.restaurants

31

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.restaurants on the slopes

20

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.
3.number of museums

11

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of theaters

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
6.Has an ice rink
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At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

2

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2.number of five star hotels

0

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
3.Has camping facilities
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Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

Snowfall

1.snowfall december

38.5inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
2.snowfall march

75.9inches

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

82.6inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.
4.snowfall november

0inches

Average snowfall in the month of November.
5.snowfall january

61.8inches

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

55.1inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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