Gryon
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Key facts and figures

Gryon: 44 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

2. restaurants

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

3. 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.

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.
Gryon
68% have it

5. skiable area

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

6. distance from airport

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

7. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

8. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.

9. restaurants on the slopes

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.

10. hotels and hostels

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

11. summit height above sealevel

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

12. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Gryon
59% have it

13. has lake/s

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

14. 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.
Gryon
88% have it

15. Has toboggan runs

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

16. 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.
Gryon
37% have it

17. base elevation

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

18. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.

19. 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.

20. Has a ski school

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

21. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.

22. longest run

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

23. opening hours

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.

24. Is child friendly

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
Gryon
85% have it

25. months open yearly

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

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