Leysin
Top 48%209 points
Top 48%
Key facts and figures

Leysin: 36 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
29
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.
937meters
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.
50km
Smugglers Notch: 0.033km

4. restaurants

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

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.
Leysin
68% have it

6. skiable area

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

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 night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Leysin
51% have it

9. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Leysin
40% have it

10. 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

11. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
3
Big Sky: 150

12. ski pass daily

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

13. hotels and hostels

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

14. 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
37% have it

15. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Leysin
59% have it

16. Has a ski school

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

17. 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

18. 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

19. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.
6
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

20. base elevation

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

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
61% have it

23. Is child friendly

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
Leysin
85% have it

24. 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, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Leysin
18% have it

25. months open yearly

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
4months
Samnaun: 10months

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