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Les Arcs

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Les Arcs review: 41 facts and highlights

Les Arcs
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Les Arcs

How does Les Arcs compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
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    234vs60.8
  • Skiable area
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    425kmvs112.87km
  • Mountain height
    ?

    2050metersvs1140.23meters
  • Restaurants
    ?

    75vs30.51
  • Trails (medium)
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    67vs24.57
  • Restaurants on the slopes
    ?

    10vs6.25
  • Snowfall december
    ?

    128inchesvs40.47inches
  • Summit height above sealevel
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    3250metersvs2585.7meters

General info

1.distance from airport
?

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

Best

Smugglers Notch

0.03km

126km

2.mountain height
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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.

Best

Gressoney

3550meters

2050meters

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

3250meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

1200meters

5.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

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Skiing

1.ski slopes
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The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

234

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

Best

Champéry

650km

425km

3.trails (medium)
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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.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

110

67

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.

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5.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

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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.

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Leisure

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

75

2.restaurants on the slopes
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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.

Best

Ellmau

70

10

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.

For example

Sun Valley

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4.Has snowmobile circuit
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A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.

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5.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.

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6.Has a golf course
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The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

For example

Sun Valley

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Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
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The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

16

3.chalets
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A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.

Best

Big White

269

40

4.number of kindergartens
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Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Les Arcs

6

6

5.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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6.number of five star hotels
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Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

0

Snowfall

1.seasonal snowfall
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The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.

Best

Alyeska

650inches

111.5inches

2.snowfall december
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Average snowfall in the month of December.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

128inches

3.snowfall february
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Average snowfall in the month of February.

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

108inches

4.snowfall march
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Average snowfall in the month of March.

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

118inches

5.snowfall november
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Average snowfall in the month of November.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

59inches

6.snowfall april
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Average snowfall in the month of April.

Best

Gstaad

196inches

120inches

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