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Kitzbühel review: 42 facts and highlights

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Kitzbühel

How does Kitzbühel compare to the average?

  • Distance from airport
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    73.9kmvs107.39km
  • Mountain height
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    1243metersvs1140.23meters
  • Restaurants
    ?

    50vs30.51
  • Skiable area
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    170kmvs112.87km
  • Trails (medium)
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    28vs24.57
  • Hotels and hostels
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    52vs18.75
  • Trails (easy)
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    23vs17.53
  • Snowfall november
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    13.8inchesvs11.72inches

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

73.9km

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

1243meters

3.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

2004meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

761meters

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

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6.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

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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

60

2.Allows off-piste skiing
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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.

Kitzbühel
3.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

170km

4.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

28

5.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

9

6.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.

Kitzbühel

Leisure

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

50

2.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.

Kitzbühel
3.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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4.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.

For example

Kirkwood

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

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6.hiking trails
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Hiking trails allow you to explore the mountain on foot and take in some of the breathtaking views from the mountain’s peak.

Best

Schladming

142

3

Facilities

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

52

2.number of kindergartens
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Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Les Arcs

6

1

3.chalets
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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

56

4.number of five star hotels
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Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

8

Snowfall

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

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

31.7inches

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

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

13.8inches

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

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

64.9inches

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

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

62.9inches

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

Best

Gstaad

196inches

62.3inches

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

Best

Engelberg

135inches

52.7inches

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