Samnaun
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Key facts and figures

Samnaun: 31 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
98
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.
1073meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
21
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

4. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
223km
Champéry: 650km

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.
82km
Smugglers Notch: 0.033km

6. 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.
Samnaun
68% have it

7. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
14km
Zermatt: 25km

8. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
43$
Sansicario: 0$

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.
Samnaun
88% have it

10. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
15
Big Sky: 150

11. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Samnaun
59% have it

12. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.
60
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

13. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Samnaun
94% have it

14. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2900meters
Claviere: 5774meters

15. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
11
Val di Fassa: 188

16. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1799meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

17. ski lifts total capacity

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.
78500
Val Gardena: 115238

18. trails (easy)

Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners or people with low ability.
23
Champéry: 150

19. Has camping facilities

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!
Samnaun
61% have it

20. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
44
Champéry: 216

21. 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

22. Is child friendly

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
Samnaun
85% have it

23. Has an ice rink

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

24. 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.
8hours
Sky Resort: 13hours

25. months open yearly

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

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