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.

2. skiable area

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

3. 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.

4. ski pass daily

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

5. Has night skiing

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

6. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.

7. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.

8. 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

9. longest run

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

10. summit height above sealevel

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

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.

12. Has a ski school

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

13. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.

14. 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

15. 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

16. base elevation

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

17. hotels and hostels

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

18. Has an ice rink

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
Hemsedal
61% have it

19. months open yearly

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

20. 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.

21. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.

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.

23. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.

24. number of theaters

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.

25. 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
6% have it

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