Silverton Mountain
Top 42%231 points
Top 42%
Key facts and figures

Silverton Mountain: 41 facts and highlights

1. 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.
939meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

2. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
7
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

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.
Silverton Mountain
68% have it

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.
110.5km
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.
Silverton Mountain
38% have it

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.
0
Ellmau: 70

7. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
44
Big Sky: 150

8. has lake/s

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

9. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
139$
Sansicario: 0$

10. Has toboggan runs

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

11. Has night skiing

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

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.
Silverton Mountain
88% have it

13. seasonal snowfall

The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.
400inches
Alyeska: 650inches

14. has smoking ban in public places

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

15. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.
13
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

16. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Silverton Mountain
94% have it

17. Has a bobsled track

This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
Silverton Mountain
6% have it

18. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
4101meters
Claviere: 5774meters

19. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
5
Val di Fassa: 188

20. 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.
Silverton Mountain
37% have it

21. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
3162meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

22. number of five star hotels

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
0
Park City Mountain: 9

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. 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.
7hours
Sky Resort: 13hours

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