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Oberstdorf

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Oberstdorf review: 40 facts and highlights

Oberstdorf
Oberstdorf

Why is Oberstdorf better than the average?

  • Skiable area
    124kmvs112.87km
  • Mountain height
    1415metersvs1140.23meters
  • Restaurants
    153vs30.51
  • Distance from airport
    80kmvs107.39km
  • Longest run
    7.5kmvs6.68km
  • Restaurants on the slopes
    65vs6.25
  • Trails (medium)
    25vs24.57
  • Snowfall march
    89.4inchesvs72.62inches

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General info

1.mountain height

1415meters

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

2.distance from airport

80km

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

3.base elevation

813meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

4.summit height above sealevel

2228meters

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

5.has lake/s
Oberstdorf

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

6.Is pet-friendly
Oberstdorf

The resort is pet-friendly, so if you like you can bring your dog along if you need to.

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Skiing

1.ski slopes

38

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

2.skiable area

124km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

Best

Champéry

650km

3.Has a ski school
Oberstdorf

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

4.The resort has open cross country skiing
Oberstdorf

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.

5.longest run

7.5km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

Best

Zermatt

25km

6.Has toboggan runs
Oberstdorf

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.

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Leisure

1.restaurants

153

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

2.restaurants on the slopes

65

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

3.Has a bobsled track
Oberstdorf

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.

For example

Kirkwood

4.Has an ice rink
Oberstdorf

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

5.Has a spa
Oberstdorf

After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

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Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Oberstdorf

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

10

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

3.number of five star hotels

0

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

Best

Park City Mountain

9

4.number of kindergartens

1

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2018.

Best

Les Arcs

6

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Snowfall

1.snowfall march

89.4inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

2.snowfall december

44.5inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

3.snowfall january

62.2inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

Best

Engelberg

135inches

4.snowfall april

88inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

Best

Gstaad

196inches

5.snowfall august

0inches

Average snowfall in the month of August.

Best

Mount Hotham

69inches

6.snowfall july

0inches

Average snowfall in the month of July.

Best

Mount Hotham

56inches

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