Obereggen
Top 45%2,429 points
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Key facts and figures

Obereggen review: 33 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
86
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.
Obereggen
69% have it

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
40km
Champéry: 650km

4. 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.
950meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

5. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Obereggen
94% have it

6. 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.
Obereggen
88% have it

7. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
6
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

8. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
10
Val di Fassa: 188

9. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
28km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

10. Has toboggan runs

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

11. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
7.2km
Zermatt: 25km

12. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
40$
Sansicario: 0$

13. has smoking ban in public places

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

14. Has night skiing

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

15. 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.
8
Big Sky: 150

16. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2500meters
Claviere: 5774meters

17. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1500meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

18. 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

19. number of five star hotels

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
0
Park City Mountain: 9

20. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
18
Champéry: 216

21. season pass price

The season pass price gives you unlimited access to the resort for the entire ski season.
500$
Arapahoe Basin: 9$

22. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
1
Banff Mount Norquay: 25

23. Is child friendly

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
Obereggen
86% have it

24. Has camping facilities

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!
Obereggen
61% have it

25. opening hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
8hours
Sky Resort: 13hours

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