Les Arcs
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Key facts and figures

Les Arcs: 41 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

2. skiable area

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

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.

4. 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.
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5. restaurants

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

6. distance from airport

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

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.
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8. 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.

9. ski pass daily

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

10. trails (difficult)

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

11. 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.
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88% have it

12. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
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13. 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.

14. base elevation

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

15. summit height above sealevel

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

16. hotels and hostels

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

17. 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.
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37% have it

18. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.

19. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.

20. number of theaters

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.

21. trails (easy)

Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners or people with low ability.

22. chalets

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.

23. Has an ice rink

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
Les Arcs
61% have it

24. number of five star hotels

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

25. Has a spa

After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
Les Arcs
66% have it

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