Saint Gervais
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Saint Gervais: 36 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
219
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.
1540meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
445km
Champéry: 650km

4. 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.
Saint Gervais
68% have it

5. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
90km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

6. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
27
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.
Saint Gervais
88% have it

8. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Saint Gervais
40% have it

9. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
50.41$
Sansicario: 0$

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.
27
Ellmau: 70

11. 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.
34
Big Sky: 150

12. Has night skiing

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

13. Has toboggan runs

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Saint Gervais
53% have it

14. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Saint Gervais
94% have it

15. 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.
80
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

16. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
15
Val di Fassa: 188

17. 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.
Saint Gervais
37% have it

18. Has a bobsled track

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.
Saint Gervais
7% have it

19. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2350meters
Claviere: 5774meters

20. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
810meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

21. months open yearly

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
4months
Samnaun: 10months

22. hiking trails

Hiking trails allow you to explore the mountain on foot and take in some of the breathtaking views from the mountain’s peak.
5
Schladming: 142

23. ski lifts (air)

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.
36
Champéry: 102

24. Has an ice rink

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
Saint Gervais
61% have it

25. 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 or people with low ability.
105
Champéry: 150
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