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.
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.
The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.
The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
The season pass price gives you unlimited access to the resort for the entire ski season.
A snow park is similar to a traditional skate park, designed especially for winter sports. It has various rails, jumps and jibs so that skiers and snowboarders can perform tricks.