Kvitfjell
Top 66%137 points
Top 66%
Key facts and figures

Kvitfjell: 37 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
26
Big Sky: 250

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.
854meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
195km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

4. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
29km
Champéry: 650km

5. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
6
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

6. 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.
Kvitfjell
88% have it

7. trails (difficult)

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.
10
Big Sky: 150

8. Has night skiing

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

9. 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.
0
Ellmau: 70

10. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
3.5km
Zermatt: 25km

11. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
62.69$
Sansicario: 0$

12. 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.
Kvitfjell
17% have it

13. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
1039meters
Claviere: 5774meters

14. 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.
Kvitfjell
7% have it

15. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
1
Val di Fassa: 188

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.
11
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

17. 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.
13100
Val Gardena: 115238

18. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
185meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

19. Has a ski school

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

20. 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.
Kvitfjell
37% have it

21. months open yearly

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
5.5months
Samnaun: 10months

22. Has a spa

After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
Kvitfjell
66% have it

23. chalets

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.
35
Big White: 269

24. number of theaters

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 15

25. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 25

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