Selwyn Snowfields
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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. 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: 0.033km

5. 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

6. Has toboggan runs

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

7. 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

8. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
3
Big Sky: 150

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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

15. base elevation

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

16. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
0
Val di Fassa: 188

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.
9500
Val Gardena: 115238

18. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.
9
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

19. Has a ski school

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

20. snowfall march

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

21. snow parks

A snow park is similar to a traditional skate park, designed especially for winter sports. It has various rails, jumps and jibs so that skiers and snowboarders can perform tricks.
3
Stowe Mountain: 12

22. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 25

23. number of theaters

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 15

24. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
0
Squaw Valley: 5

25. trails (easy)

Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners or people with low ability.
7
Champéry: 150

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