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Mad River Glen

Mad River Glen
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Mad River Glen review: 46 facts and highlights

Mad River Glen
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Mad River Glen

How does Mad River Glen compare to the average?

  • Distance from airport
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    58kmvs107.39km
  • Opening hours
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    9hoursvs7.82hours
  • Trails (difficult)
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    21vs16.98
  • Summit height above sealevel
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    3627metersvs2585.7meters
  • Number of museums
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    2vs0.97
  • Hotels and hostels
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    21vs18.75
  • Base elevation
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    1600metersvs1405.75meters

General info

1.mountain height

0meters

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.
2.distance from airport

58km

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

9hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
4.summit height above sealevel

3627meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.base elevation

1600meters

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

Skiing

1.ski slopes

45

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.trails (medium)

16

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.
3.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.
4.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
5.trails (difficult)

21

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.
6.longest run

4.8km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

Leisure

1.restaurants

3

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

1

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.
3.number of museums

2

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of cinemas

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.number of theaters

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

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.
2.hotels and hostels

21

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

17

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.
4.number of kindergartens

1

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
5.Hosts conferences
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The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
6.number of five star hotels

0

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

Snowfall

1.seasonal snowfall

250inches

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

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