Saint Gervais
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Key facts and figures

Saint Gervais: 36 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

2. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

3. 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.

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. restaurants

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

6. distance from airport

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

7. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

8. 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

9. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.

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.

11. Has toboggan runs

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

12. Has a ski school

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

13. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.

14. hotels and hostels

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

15. 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

16. 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

17. has lake/s

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

18. summit height above sealevel

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

19. base elevation

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

20. 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

21. Has a spa

After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
Saint Gervais
66% have it

22. opening hours

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.

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.

24. chalets

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.

25. number of five star hotels

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

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