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Leysin review: 36 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
29
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.
Leysin
69% have it

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
60km
Champéry: 650km

4. 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.
937meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

5. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Leysin
94% have it

6. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
26
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

7. 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.
Leysin
88% have it

8. has smoking ban in public places

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

9. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
50km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

10. Has night skiing

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

11. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
8
Val di Fassa: 188

12. 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.
Leysin
38% have it

13. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
27$
Sansicario: 0$

14. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
7.5km
Zermatt: 25km

15. 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.
3
Big Sky: 150

16. has lake/s

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

17. 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.
6
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

18. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1250meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

19. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2200meters
Claviere: 5774meters

20. 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.
18000
Val Gardena: 115238

21. 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

22. Has an ice rink

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
Leysin
62% have it

23. possibility of drinking alcohol in public places

In general, cities with possibility of drinking alcohol in public places have more thriving nightlife. It's easier to organize parties in public places. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Leysin
19% have it

24. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
13
Champéry: 216

25. trails (easy)

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Low difficulty trails (marked with a green circle) have a slope gradient between 6% and 25%. Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners.
17
Champéry: 150

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