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Mount Hotham

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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
  • Snowfall august
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    69inchesvs6.27inches
  • Trails (off-piste)
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    12vs5.87
  • Snowfall july
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    56inchesvs4.52inches
  • Snowfall september
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    96.5inchesvs6.42inches

General info

1.distance from airport

20km

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

411meters

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.
3.summit height above sealevel

1861meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
4.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
5.months open yearly

4months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
6.base elevation

1450meters

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

Skiing

1.ski slopes

79

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.trails (medium)

31

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.
3.ski lifts total capacity

24485

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.
4.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.
5.longest run

2.5km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
6.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

20

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

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
3.number of museums

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of theaters

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.hiking trails

5

Hiking trails allow you to explore the mountain on foot and take in some of the breathtaking views from the mountain’s peak.
6.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

30

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

22

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.
3.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, 2020.

Snowfall

1.seasonal snowfall

118inches

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

0inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
3.snowfall february

0inches

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

69inches

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

56inches

Average snowfall in the month of July.
6.snowfall september

96.5inches

Average snowfall in the month of September.

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