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Le Massif
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Key facts and figures

Le Massif review: 49 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
58
Big Sky: 250

2. 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 Massif
69% have it

3. 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.
770meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

4. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
3
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

5. 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 Massif
88% have it

6. Has a ski school

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

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.
Le Massif
39% have it

8. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
33
Val di Fassa: 188

9. Has toboggan runs

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

10. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
5.1km
Zermatt: 25km

11. 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

12. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
58$
Sansicario: 0$

13. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Le Massif
52% have it

14. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Le Massif
59% have it

15. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
55.1km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

16. 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 Massif
38% have it

17. 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.
253inches
Alyeska: 650inches

18. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
806meters
Claviere: 5774meters

19. Hosts conferences

The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
Le Massif
30% have it

20. 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.
19
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

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.
27
Big Sky: 150

22. 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.
10060
Val Gardena: 115238

23. Is pet-friendly

The resort is pet-friendly, so if you like you can bring your dog along if you need to.
Le Massif
23% have it

24. has lake/s

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

25. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
36meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

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