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Lauterbrunnen review: 30 facts and highlights

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How does Lauterbrunnen compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
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    80vs60.8
  • Skiable area
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    213kmvs112.87km
  • Mountain height
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    2171metersvs1140.23meters
  • Distance from airport
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    46.5kmvs107.39km
  • Trails (medium)
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    48vs24.57
  • Trails (easy)
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    18vs17.53
  • Summit height above sealevel
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    2971metersvs2585.7meters
  • Hotels and hostels
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    20vs18.75

General info

1.mountain height

2171meters

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.
2.distance from airport

46.5km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
3.summit height above sealevel

2971meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
4.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
6.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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In general, cities with possibility of drinking alcohol in public places have more thriving nightlife. It's easier to organize parties in public places. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

80

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

213km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

48

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.
4.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.
5.ski lifts total capacity

9200

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.
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.

Leisure

1.restaurants

20

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
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.
4.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.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

20

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2.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.
3.Has camping facilities
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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!

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