Sestriere
Top 49%187 points
Top 49%
Key facts and figures

Sestriere: 37 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
17
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.
1466meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
49
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

4. 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.
Sestriere
68% have it

5. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
36$
Sansicario: 0$

6. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
7km
Zermatt: 25km

7. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
90km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

8. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2840meters
Claviere: 5774meters

9. 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.
5
Big Sky: 150

10. has smoking ban in public places

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

11. 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.
Sestriere
37% have it

12. 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.
20
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

13. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
24
Val di Fassa: 188

14. Has night skiing

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

15. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
55.5inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

16. Has a ski school

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

17. 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.
Sestriere
88% have it

18. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1357meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

19. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
47.6inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

20. 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

21. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
67
Champéry: 216

22. snowfall january

Average snowfall in the month of January.
48.4inches
Engelberg: 135inches

23. snowfall february

Average snowfall in the month of February.
47.2inches
Engelberg: 185.8inches

24. 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 or people with low ability.
10
Champéry: 150

25. snowfall april

Average snowfall in the month of April.
23.6inches
Gstaad: 196inches

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