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.
Whistler Blackcomb: 110
16. 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.
Big Sky: 150
17. base elevation
The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters
18. snowfall december
Average snowfall in the month of December.
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches
19. snowfall march
Average snowfall in the month of March.
20. snowfall july
Average snowfall in the month of July.
Mount Hotham: 56inches
21. opening hours
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.
Sky Resort: 13hours
22. snowfall november
Average snowfall in the month of November.
Whistler Blackcomb: 85inches
23. snowfall september
Average snowfall in the month of September.
Mount Hotham: 96.5inches
24. season pass price
The season pass price gives you unlimited access to the resort for the entire ski season.
Arapahoe Basin: 9$
25. ski lifts (air)
Air lifts describe all off-ground types of ski lift, such as cable cars or chair lifts. These are better, particular for travelling long distances, as they can transport skiers faster and in larger quantities than surface lifts.