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Mount Hotham review: 44 facts and highlights

Mount Hotham
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Mount Hotham

How does Mount Hotham compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
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    79vs60.8
  • Distance from airport
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    20kmvs107.39km
  • Trails (medium)
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    31vs24.57
  • Trails (difficult)
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    44vs16.98
  • Hotels and hostels
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    30vs18.75
  • Snowfall july
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    56inchesvs4.52inches
  • Trails (off-piste)
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    12vs5.87
  • Snowfall august
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    69inchesvs6.27inches

General info

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

Best

Smugglers Notch

0.03km

20km

2.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

411meters

3.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

1861meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

1450meters

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

4months

Skiing

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

Best

Big Sky

250

79

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.

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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

31

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

44

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.ski lifts total capacity
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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.

Best

Val Gardena

115238

24485

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

20

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.

For example

Alyeska

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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.

For example

Sun Valley

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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.

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5.hiking trails
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Hiking trails allow you to explore the mountain on foot and take in some of the breathtaking views from the mountain’s peak.

Best

Schladming

142

5

6.number of theaters
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

Banff Mount Norquay

15

0

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

30

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.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

22

Snowfall

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

Best

Alyeska

650inches

118inches

2.snowfall december
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Average snowfall in the month of December.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

0inches

3.snowfall january
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Average snowfall in the month of January.

Best

Engelberg

135inches

0inches

4.snowfall february
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Average snowfall in the month of February.

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

0inches

5.snowfall july
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Average snowfall in the month of July.

Best

Mount Hotham

56inches

56inches

6.snowfall august
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Average snowfall in the month of August.

Best

Mount Hotham

69inches

69inches

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