Les Arcs
Top 21%317 points
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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.
234
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.
2050meters
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.
126km
Smugglers Notch: 0.033km

4. 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.
Les Arcs
38% have it

5. 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.
Les Arcs
68% have it

6. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
425km
Champéry: 650km

7. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
75
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

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.
10
Ellmau: 70

9. 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.
Les Arcs
88% have it

10. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
71.9$
Sansicario: 0$

11. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
35
Big Sky: 150

12. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
118inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

13. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Les Arcs
94% have it

14. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1200meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

15. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3250meters
Claviere: 5774meters

16. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
16
Val di Fassa: 188

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.
Les Arcs
37% have it

18. 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.
Les Arcs
6% have it

19. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.
67
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

20. 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.
111.5inches
Alyeska: 650inches

21. number of theaters

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 15

22. Has camping facilities

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!
Les Arcs
61% have it

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.
0
Park City Mountain: 9

25. trails (easy)

Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners or people with low ability.
132
Champéry: 150

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