The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
This is the amount of people that can be transported by ski lifts etc. per hour. A bigger uphill capacity can indicate less waiting time, although it will be affected by how busy the resort is.
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.
The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Air lifts describe all off-ground types of ski lift, such as cable cars or chair lifts. These are better, particular for travelling long distances, as they can transport skiers faster and in larger quantities than surface lifts.