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Revelstoke review: 50 facts and highlights

Revelstoke
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Revelstoke

How does Revelstoke compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
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    65vs60.8
  • Mountain height
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    1713metersvs1140.23meters
  • Seasonal snowfall
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    551inchesvs313.71inches
  • Trails (medium)
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    30vs24.57
  • Trails (difficult)
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    31vs16.98
  • Longest run
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    15.2kmvs6.68km
  • Months open yearly
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    7monthsvs4.84months

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

187km

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

1713meters

3.opening hours
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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.

Best

Sky Resort

13hours

5hours

4.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

2225meters

5.has smoking ban in public places
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Source: city's official website, 2019.

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

512meters

Skiing

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

Best

Big Sky

250

65

2.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.

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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

30

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

31

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.

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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

5

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

1

3.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.

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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.

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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.

For example

Kirkwood

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6.Has a golf course
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The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

For example

Sun Valley

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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

16

3.Hosts conferences
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The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.

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4.Has camping facilities
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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!

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5.chalets
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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.

Best

Big White

269

7

6.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.seasonal snowfall
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The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.

Best

Alyeska

650inches

551inches

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

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

19.7inches

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

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

4.7inches

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

Best

Engelberg

135inches

32.3inches

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

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

35.4inches

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

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

32.3inches

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