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Igls review: 39 facts and highlights

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How does Igls compare to the average?

  • Distance from airport
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    9.4kmvs107.39km
  • Mountain height
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    1347metersvs1140.23meters
  • Ski pass daily
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    45.17$vs61.36$

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

9.4km

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

1347meters

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

2247meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

900meters

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.

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Skiing

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

Best

Big Sky

250

11

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

18km

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

5

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

0

5.Offers open cross-country skiing
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Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.

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

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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

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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.

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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.

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

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Facilities

1.Has camping facilities
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Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

For example

Alyeska

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Snowfall

1.snowfall december
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Average snowfall in the month of December.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

22.3inches

2.snowfall november
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Average snowfall in the month of November.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

0inches

3.snowfall january
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Average snowfall in the month of January.

Best

Engelberg

135inches

33.5inches

4.snowfall february
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Average snowfall in the month of February.

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

56.2inches

5.snowfall april
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Average snowfall in the month of April.

Best

Gstaad

196inches

0inches

6.snowfall march
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Average snowfall in the month of March.

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

37.9inches

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