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Marble Mountain review: 52 facts and highlights

Marble Mountain
Marble Mountain

Why is Marble Mountain better than the average?

  • Distance from airport
    48.2kmvs107.39km
  • Ski pass daily
    59$vs61.36$
  • Number of museums
    3vs0.97
  • Season pass price
    699$vs941.54$
  • Number of cinemas
    2vs0.67

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Key facts and figures

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General info

1.mountain height

536meters

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.

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3550meters

2.distance from airport

48.2km

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

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Smugglers Notch

0.03km

3.summit height above sealevel

546meters

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

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Claviere

5774meters

4.base elevation

10meters

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

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Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

5.Winter olympics host
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The resort has played host to the winter olympics. This means it is likely to have a range of professional slopes, other winter sports, and finally, good facilities and well developed transport links.

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Ski Portillo

6.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

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Skiing

1.ski slopes

38

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

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Big Sky

250

2.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.

3.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

4.The resort has open cross country skiing
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Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.

5.ski pass daily

59$

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

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Sansicario

0$

6.longest run

4.5km

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

Best

Zermatt

25km

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Leisure

1.restaurants

4

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

2.Has ice climbing areas
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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.

3.restaurants on the slopes

0

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.

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Ellmau

70

4.Has snowmobile circuit
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A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.

5.Has a bobsled track
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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.

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Kirkwood

6.Has an ice rink
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At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

For example

Sun Valley

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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.

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Alyeska

2.hotels and hostels

10

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

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Val di Fassa

188

3.Hosts conferences
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The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.

4.Has camping facilities
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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!

5.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, 2018.

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Les Arcs

6

6.chalets

14

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.

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Big White

269

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Snowfall

1.seasonal snowfall

197inches

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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Alyeska

650inches

2.snowfall march

22inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.

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Engelberg

186.3inches

3.snowfall december

39inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.

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Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

4.snowfall january

44inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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Engelberg

135inches

5.snowfall april

9.9inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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Gstaad

196inches

6.snowfall february

29inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.

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Engelberg

185.8inches

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