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Mount Perisher review: 38 facts and highlights

Mount Perisher
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Mount Perisher

How does Mount Perisher compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
    ?

    113vs60.8
  • Distance from airport
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    77.7kmvs107.39km
  • Restaurants
    ?

    35vs30.51
  • Trails (medium)
    ?

    46vs24.57
  • Trails (difficult)
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    35vs16.98
  • Hotels and hostels
    ?

    25vs18.75
  • Ski lifts total capacity
    ?

    51305vs29204.7
  • Trails (easy)
    ?

    32vs17.53

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

77.7km

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

334meters

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

2054meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

1720meters

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

113

2.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

46

3.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

35

4.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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5.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

51305

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

35

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

2

3.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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4.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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5.number of cinemas
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

Squaw Valley

5

0

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

Best

Banff Mount Norquay

25

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

25

2.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

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

74.8inches

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 june
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Average snowfall in the month of June.

Best

Mount Perisher

18inches

18inches

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

Best

Mount Hotham

56inches

42inches

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