47points

Hemsedal

vs

Hemsedal review: 34 facts and highlights

Hemsedal
Hemsedal

Why is Hemsedal better than the average?

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

Videos

Powered by

Key facts and figures

relevant

General info

1.mountain height

1295meters

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

2.distance from airport

220km

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

3.base elevation

625meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

4.summit height above sealevel

1920meters

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

5.Winter olympics host
Hemsedal

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

6.Is child friendly
Hemsedal

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

relevant

Skiing

1.ski slopes

52

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

2.skiable area

40km

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

Best

Champéry

650km

3.Has a ski school
Hemsedal

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

4.ski pass daily

64.27$

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

Best

Sansicario

0$

5.longest run

6km

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

Best

Zermatt

25km

6.Has night skiing
Hemsedal

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

relevant

Leisure

1.Has ice climbing areas
Hemsedal

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

2.Has a bobsled track
Hemsedal

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

3.Has an ice rink
Hemsedal

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

For example

Sun Valley

4.Has a golf course
Hemsedal

The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

For example

Sun Valley

5.number of theaters

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

Best

Banff Mount Norquay

15

6.number of cinemas

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

Best

Squaw Valley

5

relevant

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Hemsedal

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

2.hotels and hostels

3

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

3.Hosts conferences
Hemsedal

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

4.number of kindergartens

1

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

Best

Les Arcs

6

5.chalets

40

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

Top 10 ski resorts

Add to comparison
    This page is currently only available in English.