Kirkwood
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Key facts and figures

Kirkwood: 44 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

2. 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.

3. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.

4. Allows off-piste skiing

In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.
Kirkwood
68% have it

5. trails (difficult)

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

6. restaurants on the slopes

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.

7. Has night skiing

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

8. seasonal snowfall

The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.

9. 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.
Kirkwood
17% have it

10. Has a ski school

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

11. hotels and hostels

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

12. 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.
Kirkwood
37% have it

13. 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.

14. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Kirkwood
40% have it

15. longest run

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

16. base elevation

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

17. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.

18. Has toboggan runs

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Kirkwood
53% have it

19. 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.
Kirkwood
38% have it

20. summit height above sealevel

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

21. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Kirkwood
59% have it

22. The resort has open cross country skiing

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.
Kirkwood
88% have it

23. number of theaters

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

24. opening hours

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.

25. Is pet-friendly

The resort is pet-friendly, so if you like you can bring your dog along if you need to.
Kirkwood
23% have it

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