Hemsedal
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Key facts and figures

Hemsedal: 34 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
52
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.
1295meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. The resort is serviced by public transport

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
Hemsedal
38% have it

4. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
40km
Champéry: 650km

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.
220km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

6. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
64.27$
Sansicario: 0$

7. 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.
Hemsedal
17% have it

8. Has night skiing

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

9. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
6km
Zermatt: 25km

10. 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.
5
Big Sky: 150

11. 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.
28500
Val Gardena: 115238

12. Has a ski school

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

13. 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.
12
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

14. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
1920meters
Claviere: 5774meters

15. 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.
Hemsedal
7% have it

16. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
625meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

17. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3
Val di Fassa: 188

18. 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.
Hemsedal
37% have it

19. Is child friendly

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

20. season pass price

The season pass price gives you unlimited access to the resort for the entire ski season.
812.72$
Arapahoe Basin: 9$

21. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
0
Squaw Valley: 5

22. number of kindergartens

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2017.
1
Les Arcs: 6

23. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 25

24. number of theaters

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

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.
6
Champéry: 102

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