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.

2. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.

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.

4. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.

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.

6. 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.

7. 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

8. Has a ski school

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

9. 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

10. 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

11. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.

12. 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

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.

15. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

16. Has toboggan runs

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

17. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

18. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.

19. 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.

20. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.

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.

22. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.

23. number of theaters

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.

24. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.

25. trails (easy)

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

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