Hafjell
Top 57%174 points
Top 57%
Key facts and figures

Hafjell: 34 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
32
Big Sky: 250

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.
830meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
44km
Champéry: 650km

4. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
159km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

5. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
6
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

6. 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.
Hafjell
17% have it

7. Has toboggan runs

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

8. 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

9. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
60.27$
Sansicario: 0$

10. Has night skiing

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

11. trails (difficult)

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. High-difficulty trails (marked with a black diamond) have a slope gradient of more than 40%; such trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a good challenge.
11
Big Sky: 150

12. 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.
Hafjell
88% have it

13. 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.
Hafjell
7% have it

14. 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.
Hafjell
37% have it

15. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
5
Val di Fassa: 188

16. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
1030meters
Claviere: 5774meters

17. Has a ski school

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

18. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
200meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

19. trails (medium)

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.
10
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

20. number of theaters

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 15

21. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
1
Squaw Valley: 5

22. trails (easy)

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 or people with low ability.
11
Champéry: 150

23. Is pet-friendly

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

24. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
2
Banff Mount Norquay: 25

25. 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.
4
Champéry: 102

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