Selwyn Snowfields
Top 85%53 points
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Key facts and figures

Selwyn Snowfields: 49 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
19
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.
122meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
0
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

4. 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.
0
Ellmau: 70

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.
210km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

6. The resort is serviced by public transport

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
Selwyn Snowfields
38% have it

7. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
0.8km
Zermatt: 25km

8. Winter olympics host

The resort has played host to the winter olympics. This means it is likely to have a range of professional slopes, other winter sports, and finally, good facilities and well developed transport links.
Selwyn Snowfields
17% 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.
Selwyn Snowfields
88% have it

10. Has toboggan runs

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

11. 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.
3
Big Sky: 150

12. 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.
Selwyn Snowfields
37% have it

13. 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.
9
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

14. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1492meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

16. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
1614meters
Claviere: 5774meters

17. Has night skiing

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

18. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Selwyn Snowfields
94% have it

19. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
0inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

20. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
0inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

21. 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.
9500
Val Gardena: 115238

22. 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.
0
Les Arcs: 6

23. season pass price

The season pass price gives you unlimited access to the resort for the entire ski season.
595.54$
Arapahoe Basin: 9$

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.
0
Big White: 269

25. snowfall may

Average snowfall in the month of May.
0inches
Lake Louise: 94.4inches

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