89points

Saint Gervais

Saint Gervais
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Saint Gervais review: 36 facts and highlights

Saint Gervais
89
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Saint Gervais

How does Saint Gervais compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
    ?

    219vs60.8
  • Skiable area
    ?

    445kmvs112.87km
  • Mountain height
    ?

    1540metersvs1140.23meters
  • Distance from airport
    ?

    90kmvs107.39km
  • Trails (medium)
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    80vs24.57
  • Restaurants on the slopes
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    27vs6.25
  • Trails (difficult)
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    34vs16.98
  • Opening hours
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    8hoursvs7.82hours

General info

1.mountain height

1540meters

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.
2.distance from airport

90km

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

2350meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.base elevation

810meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
6.months open yearly

4months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

219

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

445km

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

80

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.Allows off-piste skiing
Saint Gervais
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.
5.trails (difficult)

34

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

Leisure

1.restaurants

27

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

27

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.number of cinemas

3

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.hiking trails

5

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

1

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

15

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2.chalets

17

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.
3.number of five star hotels

0

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
4.Has camping facilities
Saint Gervais
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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