Obergurgl
Top 43%232 points
Top 43%
Key facts and figures

Obergurgl: 33 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
25
Big Sky: 250

2. 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.
1280meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
96.9km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

4. 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.
Obergurgl
68% have it

5. 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.
Obergurgl
38% have it

6. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
39
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

7. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
110km
Champéry: 650km

8. 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.
7
Big Sky: 150

9. 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.
9
Ellmau: 70

10. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Obergurgl
51% have it

11. 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.
Obergurgl
17% have it

12. 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.
Obergurgl
88% have it

13. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
8km
Zermatt: 25km

14. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
59.12$
Sansicario: 0$

15. Has toboggan runs

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

16. 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.
39400
Val Gardena: 115238

17. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
35
Val di Fassa: 188

18. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3080meters
Claviere: 5774meters

19. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1800meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

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.
9
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

21. Has a bobsled track

This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
Obergurgl
7% have it

22. Has a ski school

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

23. 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.
Obergurgl
37% have it

24. Has an ice rink

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
Obergurgl
61% have it

25. 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.
1
Park City Mountain: 9

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