Sky Resort
Top 66%137 points
Top 66%
Key facts and figures

Sky Resort: 22 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
9
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.
191meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
28.7km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

4. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
6km
Champéry: 650km

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.
Sky Resort
38% have it

6. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
1.07km
Zermatt: 25km

7. Has night skiing

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

8. 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.
1
Big Sky: 150

9. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
18$
Sansicario: 0$

10. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1379meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

11. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
1570meters
Claviere: 5774meters

12. 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.
7.9inches
Alyeska: 650inches

13. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Sky Resort
94% have it

14. 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.
2
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

15. 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.
Sky Resort
7% have it

16. ski lifts (air)

Air lifts describe all off-ground types of ski lift, such as cable cars or chair lifts. These are better, particular for travelling long distances, as they can transport skiers faster and in larger quantities than surface lifts.
2
Champéry: 102

17. months open yearly

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
4.5months
Samnaun: 10months

18. 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.
13hours
Sky Resort: 13hours

19. Is child friendly

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
Sky Resort
85% have it

20. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
7
Champéry: 216

21. 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.
4
Champéry: 150

22. Has a golf course

The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!
Sky Resort
26% have it
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