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Obergurgl review: 33 facts and highlights

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How does Obergurgl compare to the average?

  • Distance from airport
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    96.9kmvs107.39km
  • Mountain height
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    1280metersvs1140.23meters
  • Restaurants
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    39vs30.51
  • Ski lifts total capacity
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    39400vs29204.7
  • Restaurants on the slopes
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    9vs6.25
  • Longest run
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    8kmvs6.68km
  • Ski pass daily
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    59.12$vs61.36$
  • Summit height above sealevel
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    3080metersvs2585.7meters

General info

1.distance from airport

96.9km

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

1280meters

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

3080meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
4.months open yearly

6months

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

1800meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
6.Winter olympics host
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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.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

25

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

110km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

9

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.
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.ski lifts total capacity

39400

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.
6.trails (difficult)

7

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.

Leisure

1.restaurants

39

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.restaurants on the slopes

9

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.
3.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
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.
5.Has a bobsled track
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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.
6.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.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
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The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
2.hotels and hostels

35

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

1

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.
4.number of five star hotels

1

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

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