Le Grand Bornand
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Key facts and figures

Le Grand Bornand: 44 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
44
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.
1100meters
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.
70.3km
Smugglers Notch: 0.033km

4. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
47
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

5. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
90km
Champéry: 650km

6. 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

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.
16
Ellmau: 70

8. 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

9. 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

10. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
43.85$
Sansicario: 0$

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. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
17
Big Sky: 150

13. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
4km
Zermatt: 25km

14. 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.
39700
Val Gardena: 115238

15. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
92.1inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

16. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2100meters
Claviere: 5774meters

17. Has a ski school

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

18. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
12
Val di Fassa: 188

19. 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.
Le Grand Bornand
6% 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.
Le Grand Bornand
37% have it

21. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1000meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

22. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.
15
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

23. has smoking ban in public places

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

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.
13
Champéry: 102

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.
3
Les Arcs: 6

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