Queenstown
Top 68%132 points
Top 68%
Key facts and figures

Queenstown: 40 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
36
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.
481meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. 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.
Queenstown
38% have it

4. Has a ski school

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

5. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
4
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

6. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
23.6km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

7. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
79.63$
Sansicario: 0$

8. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
0
Val di Fassa: 188

9. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
2.4km
Zermatt: 25km

10. 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.
0
Ellmau: 70

11. Has night skiing

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

12. 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.
13
Big Sky: 150

13. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1168meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

14. 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.
19
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

15. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
0inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

16. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
1649meters
Claviere: 5774meters

17. seasonal snowfall

The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.
82.7inches
Alyeska: 650inches

18. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
0inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

19. Is child friendly

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

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.
7hours
Sky Resort: 13hours

21. 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.
0
Big White: 269

22. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 25

23. number of kindergartens

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2018.
1
Les Arcs: 6

24. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
0
Squaw Valley: 5

25. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
8
Champéry: 216

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