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. 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

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.
1073meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

4. skiable area

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

5. restaurants

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

6. Has a ski school

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

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.
Samnaun
88% have it

8. hotels and hostels

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

9. has smoking ban in public places

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

10. longest run

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

11. ski pass daily

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

12. 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: 0.03km

13. 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.
15
Big Sky: 150

14. 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.
60
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

15. 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

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. 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

19. 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

20. 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.
23
Champéry: 150

21. 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

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 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

24. number of kindergartens

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2018.
1
Les Arcs: 6

25. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 25

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