Ski Portillo
Top 63%150 points
Top 63%
Key facts and figures

Ski Portillo: 39 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
23
Big Sky: 250

2. 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.
Ski Portillo
68% have it

3. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
5
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

4. 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.
Ski Portillo
38% have it

5. Winter olympics host

The resort has played host to the winter olympics. This means it is likely to have a range of professional slopes, other winter sports, and finally, good facilities and well developed transport links.
Ski Portillo
17% have it

6. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
6
Big Sky: 150

7. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
2.5km
Zermatt: 25km

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.
2
Ellmau: 70

9. Has night skiing

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

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.
Ski Portillo
88% have it

11. has lake/s

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

12. 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.
Ski Portillo
37% 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.
295inches
Alyeska: 650inches

14. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
4020meters
Claviere: 5774meters

15. has smoking ban in public places

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

16. 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.
Ski Portillo
6% have it

17. Has a ski school

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

18. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.
6
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

19. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
1
Val di Fassa: 188

20. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
2210meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

21. possibility of drinking alcohol in public places

In general, cities with possibility of drinking alcohol in public places have more thriving nightlife. It's easier to organize parties in public places. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Ski Portillo
18% have it

22. number of theaters

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 15

23. number of cinemas

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

24. Is pet-friendly

The resort is pet-friendly, so if you like you can bring your dog along if you need to.
Ski Portillo
23% have it

25. months open yearly

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
2months
Samnaun: 10months

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