Soldeu
Top 59%169 points
Top 59%
Key facts and figures

Soldeu review: 39 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
110
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.
930meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
193km
Champéry: 650km

4. Has a ski school

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

5. 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.
Soldeu
88% have it

6. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
27
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

7. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
175km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

8. 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.
Soldeu
38% have it

9. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
14
Val di Fassa: 188

10. 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.
6
Ellmau: 70

11. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Soldeu
52% have it

12. 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.
23
Big Sky: 150

13. 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.
Soldeu
17% have it

14. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1710meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

15. 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.
94500
Val Gardena: 115238

16. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
28inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

17. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
86.6inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

18. 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.
37
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

19. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2640meters
Claviere: 5774meters

20. snowfall november

Average snowfall in the month of November.
4inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 85inches

21. Is child friendly

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
Soldeu
86% have it

22. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
63
Champéry: 216

23. 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.
31
Champéry: 102

24. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 25

25. snowfall january

Average snowfall in the month of January.
40.5inches
Engelberg: 135inches

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