Oppdal
Top 64%149 points
Top 64%
Key facts and figures

Oppdal: 37 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
39
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.
Oppdal
68% have it

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
56km
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.
715meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

5. Has a ski school

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

6. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
13
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

7. 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.
Oppdal
88% have it

8. Has night skiing

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

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.
5
Ellmau: 70

10. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
13.8km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

11. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3
Val di Fassa: 188

12. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
60.29$
Sansicario: 0$

13. 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.
Oppdal
37% have it

14. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Oppdal
40% have it

15. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
1300meters
Claviere: 5774meters

16. 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.
5
Big Sky: 150

17. 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.
10
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

18. 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.
Oppdal
17% have it

19. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
585meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

20. 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.
6hours
Sky Resort: 13hours

21. 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

22. trails (easy)

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Low difficulty trails (marked with a green circle) have a slope gradient between 6% and 25%. Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners.
24
Champéry: 150

23. chalets

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.
32
Big White: 269

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!
Oppdal
61% have it

25. Is child friendly

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
Oppdal
85% have it

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