Le Grand Bornand
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Top 40%
Key facts and figures

Le Grand Bornand: 44 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

2. restaurants

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

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.
Le Grand Bornand
68% have it

4. 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.

5. skiable area

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

6. Has night skiing

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

7. 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.

8. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

9. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.

10. distance from airport

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

11. Has toboggan runs

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

12. 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.
Le Grand Bornand
88% have it

13. base elevation

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

14. hotels and hostels

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

15. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Le Grand Bornand
94% have it

16. summit height above sealevel

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

17. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.

18. 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.

19. 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.
Le Grand Bornand
37% have it

20. longest run

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

21. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.

22. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Le Grand Bornand
59% have it

23. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).

24. ski lifts (air)

Air lifts describe all off-ground types of ski lift, such as cable cars or chair lifts. These are better, particular for travelling long distances, as they can transport skiers faster and in larger quantities than surface lifts.

25. number of kindergartens

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2017.

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