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Meribel review: 30 facts and highlights

Meribel
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Meribel

How does Meribel compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
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    74vs60.8
  • Mountain height
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    2462metersvs1140.23meters
  • Skiable area
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    150kmvs112.87km
  • Restaurants
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    65vs30.51
  • Restaurants on the slopes
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    10vs6.25
  • Hotels and hostels
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    22vs18.75
  • Summit height above sealevel
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    3562metersvs2585.7meters
  • Trails (easy)
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    44vs17.53

General info

1.mountain height
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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.

Best

Gressoney

3550meters

2462meters

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

3562meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

1100meters

4.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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5.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

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6.months open yearly
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A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Best

Samnaun

10months

4.7months

Skiing

1.ski slopes
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The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

74

2.skiable area
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The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

Best

Champéry

650km

150km

3.trails (medium)
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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.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

110

21

4.trails (difficult)
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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.

Best

Big Sky

150

9

5.Offers open cross-country skiing
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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.

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

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Leisure

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

65

2.restaurants on the slopes
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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.

Best

Ellmau

70

10

3.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.

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4.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.

For example

Kirkwood

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5.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.

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6.Has a golf course
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The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

For example

Sun Valley

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Facilities

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

22

2.number of kindergartens
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Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Les Arcs

6

1

3.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!

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4.chalets
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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.

Best

Big White

269

9

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

Best

Park City Mountain

9

1

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