Gulmarg
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Key facts and figures

Gulmarg: 38 facts and highlights

1. 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.

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.
Gulmarg
68% have it

3. 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.

4. Has night skiing

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

6. ski pass daily

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

7. has lake/s

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

8. hotels and hostels

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

9. seasonal snowfall

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

10. Has toboggan runs

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

11. 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.
Gulmarg
37% have it

12. Has a ski school

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

13. base elevation

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

14. Winter olympics host

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.
Gulmarg
17% have it

15. longest run

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

16. summit height above sealevel

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

17. 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.
Gulmarg
88% have it

18. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.

19. number of five star hotels

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

20. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).

21. Has an ice rink

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
Gulmarg
61% have it

22. ski lifts (air)

Air lifts describe all off-ground types of ski lift, such as cable cars or chair lifts. These are better, particular for travelling long distances, as they can transport skiers faster and in larger quantities than surface lifts.

23. Is pet-friendly

The resort is pet-friendly, so if you like you can bring your dog along if you need to.
Gulmarg
23% have it

24. Has camping facilities

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!
Gulmarg
61% have it

25. Has a spa

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

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