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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. 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

4. restaurants

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

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.
90km
Smugglers Notch: 0.033km

6. Has night skiing

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

7. longest run

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

8. 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

9. ski pass daily

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

10. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
5
Big Sky: 150

11. snowfall march

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

12. Has a ski school

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

13. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Sestriere
59% have it

14. hotels and hostels

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

15. 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

16. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.
20
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

17. 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

18. base elevation

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

19. season pass price

The season pass price gives you unlimited access to the resort for the entire ski season.
780$
Arapahoe Basin: 9$

20. Has an ice rink

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
Sestriere
61% have it

21. snowfall december

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

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. months open yearly

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
5months
Samnaun: 10months

25. snowfall april

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

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