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La Rosiere

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La Rosiere review: 44 facts and highlights

La Rosiere
La Rosiere
59
points

Why is La Rosiere better than the average?

  • Ski slopes
    80vs60.8
  • Skiable area
    160kmvs112.87km
  • Base elevation
    1850metersvs1405.75meters
  • Longest run
    7kmvs6.68km
  • Restaurants on the slopes
    13vs6.25
  • Ski pass daily
    54.6$vs61.36$
  • Snowfall march
    122inchesvs72.62inches
  • Snowfall april
    142inchesvs55.26inches

Key facts and figures

General info

1.mountain height

729meters

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

2.distance from airport

135km

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

3.base elevation

1850meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

4.summit height above sealevel

2579meters

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

5.Winter olympics host
La Rosiere

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.

For example

Ski Portillo

6.has smoking ban in public places
La Rosiere

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

80

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

2.Allows off-piste skiing
La Rosiere

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.

3.skiable area

160km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

Best

Champéry

650km

4.Has a ski school
La Rosiere

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

5.The resort has open cross country skiing
La Rosiere

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.

6.longest run

7km

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

Best

Zermatt

25km

Leisure

1.restaurants

17

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

2.restaurants on the slopes

13

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.

Best

Ellmau

70

3.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

4.Has snowmobile circuit
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A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.

For example

Alyeska

5.Has a bobsled track
La Rosiere

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

6.Has an ice rink
La Rosiere

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

5

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

2.Has camping facilities
La Rosiere

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!

3.number of five star hotels

0

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

4.number of kindergartens

1

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

5.chalets

27

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

Snowfall

1.snowfall march

122inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

2.snowfall april

142inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

Best

Gstaad

196inches

3.snowfall december

102.5inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

4.snowfall february

142inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

5.snowfall january

110inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

Best

Engelberg

135inches

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