Gulmarg
Top 61%161 points
Top 61%
Key facts and figures

Gulmarg: 38 facts and highlights

1. 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

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.
1350meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. Has a ski school

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

4. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
8km
Zermatt: 25km

5. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
4
Val di Fassa: 188

6. 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.
3
Ellmau: 70

7. Has night skiing

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

8. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
57.2km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

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.
Gulmarg
88% have it

10. 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

11. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
6.61$
Sansicario: 0$

12. Has toboggan runs

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

13. 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

14. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Gulmarg
40% have it

15. 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.
551inches
Alyeska: 650inches

16. Hosts conferences

The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
Gulmarg
29% have it

17. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
2650meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

18. 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

19. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
4000meters
Claviere: 5774meters

20. 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

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. Has a bobsled track

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.
Gulmarg
7% have it

23. trails (off-piste)

Some resorts have recommended off-piste routes for very experienced skiers.
100
Gulmarg: 100

24. number of kindergartens

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2018.
0
Les Arcs: 6

25. Is child friendly

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

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