Lake Louise
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Key facts and figures

Lake Louise: 50 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
139
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.
991meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. 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.
Lake Louise
68% have it

4. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
4
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

5. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
8km
Zermatt: 25km

6. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
42.5$
Sansicario: 0$

7. 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.
Lake Louise
38% have it

8. 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

9. 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.
25
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

10. 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.
130inches
Alyeska: 650inches

11. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
47.2inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

12. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Lake Louise
94% 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.
2637meters
Claviere: 5774meters

14. Has night skiing

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

15. 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.
Lake Louise
88% have it

16. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1646meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

17. 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.
Lake Louise
37% have it

18. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2
Val di Fassa: 188

19. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
35.8inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

20. 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.
46000
Val Gardena: 115238

21. 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.
97
Big Sky: 150

22. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Lake Louise
40% have it

23. Has toboggan runs

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

24. number of kindergartens

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2018.
0
Les Arcs: 6

25. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
1
Squaw Valley: 5

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