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Hemsedal review: 34 facts and highlights

Hemsedal
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Hemsedal

How does Hemsedal compare to the average?

  • Mountain height
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    1295metersvs1140.23meters
  • Trails (easy)
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    35vs17.53
  • Season pass price
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    812.72$vs941.54$
  • Months open yearly
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    6monthsvs4.84months
  • Snow parks
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    4vs1.91
  • Chalets
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    40vs17.58

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

220km

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

1295meters

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

7.5hours

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

1920meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

625meters

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

Hemsedal

Skiing

1.ski slopes
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The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

52

2.skiable area
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The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

Best

Champéry

650km

40km

3.trails (medium)
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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.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

110

12

4.trails (difficult)
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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.

Best

Big Sky

150

5

5.ski lifts total capacity
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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.

Best

Val Gardena

115238

28500

6.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Hemsedal

Leisure

1.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

Hemsedal
2.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

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3.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

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

For example

Sun Valley

Hemsedal
5.number of cinemas
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

Squaw Valley

5

0

6.number of museums
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

Banff Mount Norquay

25

0

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
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The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.

Hemsedal
2.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

3

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

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4.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

1

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

40

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