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Saas Grund

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Saas Grund review: 34 facts and highlights

Saas Grund
47
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Saas Grund

How does Saas Grund compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
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    85vs60.8
  • Mountain height
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    1800metersvs1140.23meters
  • Restaurants
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    51vs30.51
  • Longest run
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    9.65kmvs6.68km
  • Opening hours
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    8hoursvs7.82hours
  • Ski pass daily
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    52$vs61.36$
  • Summit height above sealevel
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    3600metersvs2585.7meters
  • Hotels and hostels
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    45vs18.75

General info

1.distance from airport

222km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
2.mountain height

1800meters

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.
3.opening hours

8hours

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.
4.summit height above sealevel

3600meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

85

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

35km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

9

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.
4.ski lifts total capacity

22600

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.
5.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.
6.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

51

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.restaurants on the slopes

2

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.
3.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
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.
5.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.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

45

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

1

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
3.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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