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.
Big Sky: 150
16. 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.
Whistler Blackcomb: 110
17. snowfall december
Average snowfall in the month of December.
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches
18. has lake/s
Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
40% have it
19. snowfall october
Average snowfall in the month of October.
Mount Hotham: 20inches
20. Has camping facilities
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!
61% have it
21. snowfall september
Average snowfall in the month of September.
Mount Hotham: 96.5inches
22. 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.
7% have it
23. ski lifts total
The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).