Mount Washington
Top 25%3,291 points
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Key facts and figures

Mount Washington review: 48 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
60
Big Sky: 250

2. Allows off-piste skiing

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.
Mount Washington
69% have it

3. mountain height

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.
1080meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

4. The resort has open cross country skiing

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.
Mount Washington
88% have it

5. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
8
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

6. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Mount Washington
94% have it

7. The resort is serviced by public transport

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
Mount Washington
39% have it

8. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Mount Washington
52% have it

9. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Mount Washington
59% have it

10. restaurants on the slopes

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.
0
Ellmau: 70

11. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
4km
Zermatt: 25km

12. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
14.9km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

13. Has toboggan runs

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Mount Washington
53% have it

14. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3
Val di Fassa: 188

15. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
75$
Sansicario: 0$

16. Has ice climbing areas

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.
Mount Washington
38% have it

17. Winter olympics host

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.
Mount Washington
17% have it

18. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Mount Washington
40% have it

19. seasonal snowfall

The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.
394inches
Alyeska: 650inches

20. trails (medium)

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.
21
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

21. 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.
27
Big Sky: 150

22. Is pet-friendly

The resort is pet-friendly, so if you like you can bring your dog along if you need to.
Mount Washington
23% have it

23. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
510meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

24. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
1590meters
Claviere: 5774meters

25. ski lifts total capacity

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.
12200
Val Gardena: 115238

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