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Gulmarg review: 38 facts and highlights

Gulmarg
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Gulmarg

How does Gulmarg compare to the average?

  • Distance from airport
    ?

    57.2kmvs107.39km
  • Mountain height
    ?

    1350metersvs1140.23meters
  • Seasonal snowfall
    ?

    551inchesvs313.71inches
  • Summit height above sealevel
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    4000metersvs2585.7meters
  • Longest run
    ?

    8kmvs6.68km
  • Ski pass daily
    ?

    6.61$vs61.36$
  • Trails (off-piste)
    ?

    100vs5.87
  • Base elevation
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    2650metersvs1405.75meters

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

57.2km

2.mountain height
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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.

Best

Gressoney

3550meters

1350meters

3.opening hours
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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.

Best

Sky Resort

13hours

6.5hours

4.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

4000meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

2650meters

6.Winter olympics host
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The resort has played host to the winter olympics. This means it is likely to have a range of professional slopes, other winter sports, and finally, good facilities and well developed transport links.

For example

Ski Portillo

Gulmarg

Skiing

1.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.

Gulmarg
2.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.

Gulmarg
3.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

For example

Alyeska

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

Best

Zermatt

25km

8km

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

Best

Sansicario

0$

6.61$

6.trails (easy)
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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.

Best

Champéry

150

0

Leisure

1.restaurants on the slopes
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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.

Best

Ellmau

70

3

2.Has ice climbing areas
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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.

For example

Alyeska

Gulmarg
3.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.

For example

Sun Valley

Gulmarg
4.Has a bobsled track
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This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.

For example

Kirkwood

Gulmarg
5.Has snowmobile circuit
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A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.

For example

Alyeska

Gulmarg
6.Has a golf course
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The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

For example

Sun Valley

Gulmarg

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

4

2.Hosts conferences
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The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.

For example

Alyeska

Gulmarg
3.number of kindergartens
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Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Les Arcs

6

0

4.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!

For example

Alyeska

Gulmarg
5.chalets
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A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.

Best

Big White

269

0

6.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.seasonal snowfall
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The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.

Best

Alyeska

650inches

551inches

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