Silverton Mountain
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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: 0.03km

5. ski pass daily

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

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. 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

8. 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

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.
44
Big Sky: 150

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. 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

12. hotels and hostels

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

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.
Silverton Mountain
37% have it

14. has smoking ban in public places

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

16. 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

17. Has a ski school

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

18. 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

19. 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.
13
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

20. base elevation

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

21. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
1
Champéry: 216

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, 2018.
0
Les Arcs: 6

23. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
0
Squaw Valley: 5

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.
0
Champéry: 150

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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