Sainte Foy
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Key facts and figures

Sainte Foy: 38 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
23
Big Sky: 250

2. 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.
Sainte Foy
68% have it

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
41km
Champéry: 650km

4. 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.
1070meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

5. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Sainte Foy
94% have it

6. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
9
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

7. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
10km
Zermatt: 25km

8. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Sainte Foy
59% have it

9. 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.
Sainte Foy
88% have it

10. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3
Val di Fassa: 188

11. Has night skiing

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

12. Has toboggan runs

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

13. 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.
3
Ellmau: 70

14. 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.
Sainte Foy
37% have it

16. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
124km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

17. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Sainte Foy
40% have it

18. 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.
11
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

19. 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.
4
Big Sky: 150

20. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2620meters
Claviere: 5774meters

21. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1550meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

22. 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.
0
Park City Mountain: 9

23. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
3
Champéry: 216

24. 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.
3
Champéry: 102

25. Has an ice rink

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

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