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Oberstdorf review: 40 facts and highlights

Oberstdorf
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Oberstdorf

How does Oberstdorf compare to the average?

  • Distance from airport
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    80kmvs107.39km
  • Mountain height
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    1415metersvs1140.23meters
  • Skiable area
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    124kmvs112.87km
  • Restaurants
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    153vs30.51
  • Trails (medium)
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    25vs24.57
  • Restaurants on the slopes
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    65vs6.25
  • Snowfall december
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    44.5inchesvs40.47inches
  • Longest run
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    7.5kmvs6.68km

General info

1.distance from airport
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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

80km

2.mountain height
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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

1415meters

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

2228meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

813meters

5.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Oberstdorf
6.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

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Skiing

1.ski slopes
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The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

38

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

Best

Champéry

650km

124km

3.trails (medium)
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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.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

110

25

4.trails (difficult)
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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.

Best

Big Sky

150

2

5.Offers open cross-country skiing
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Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.

Oberstdorf
6.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

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Leisure

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

153

2.restaurants on the slopes
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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

65

3.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.

Oberstdorf
4.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.

For example

Kirkwood

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5.Has a spa
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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
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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.

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

10

3.number of kindergartens
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Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Les Arcs

6

1

4.number of five star hotels
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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

0

Snowfall

1.snowfall december
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Average snowfall in the month of December.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

44.5inches

2.snowfall november
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Average snowfall in the month of November.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

0inches

3.snowfall march
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Average snowfall in the month of March.

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

89.4inches

4.snowfall january
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Average snowfall in the month of January.

Best

Engelberg

135inches

62.2inches

5.snowfall february
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Average snowfall in the month of February.

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

99.9inches

6.snowfall april
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Average snowfall in the month of April.

Best

Gstaad

196inches

88inches

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