Silvaplana
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Key facts and figures

Silvaplana: 38 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
20
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.
1433meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
9
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.
Silvaplana
68% have it

5. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
112km
Champéry: 650km

6. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
86.5km
Smugglers Notch: 0.033km

7. Has night skiing

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

8. 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.
1
Ellmau: 70

9. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
68$
Sansicario: 0$

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.
Silvaplana
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.
8.1km
Zermatt: 25km

12. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Silvaplana
40% have it

13. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
1
Big Sky: 150

14. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
6
Val di Fassa: 188

15. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1870meters
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.
3303meters
Claviere: 5774meters

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.
5000
Val Gardena: 115238

18. Has a ski school

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

19. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.
10
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

20. has smoking ban in public places

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

21. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
61.8inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

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, 2017.
1
Les Arcs: 6

23. Has camping facilities

Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!
Silvaplana
61% have it

24. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
15
Champéry: 216

25. number of cinemas

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

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