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Soldeu review: 39 facts and highlights

Soldeu
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Soldeu

How does Soldeu compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
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    110vs60.8
  • Skiable area
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    193kmvs112.87km
  • Trails (medium)
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    37vs24.57
  • Trails (difficult)
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    23vs16.98
  • Summit height above sealevel
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    2640metersvs2585.7meters
  • Ski lifts total capacity
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    94500vs29204.7
  • Trails (easy)
    ?

    50vs17.53
  • Snowfall april
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    73.2inchesvs55.26inches

General info

1.distance from airport
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A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.

Best

Smugglers Notch

0.03km

175km

2.mountain height
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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.

Best

Gressoney

3550meters

930meters

3.summit height above sealevel
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The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.

Best

Claviere

5774meters

2640meters

4.base elevation
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The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

1710meters

5.Winter olympics host
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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.

For example

Ski Portillo

Soldeu
6.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Soldeu

Skiing

1.ski slopes
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The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

110

2.skiable area
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The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

Best

Champéry

650km

193km

3.trails (medium)
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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.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

110

37

4.trails (difficult)
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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.

Best

Big Sky

150

23

5.Offers open cross-country skiing
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Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.

Soldeu
6.ski lifts total capacity
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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.

Best

Val Gardena

115238

94500

Leisure

1.restaurants
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More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

27

2.restaurants on the slopes
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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.

Best

Ellmau

70

6

3.Has ice climbing areas
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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.

For example

Alyeska

Soldeu
4.Has an ice rink
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At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

Soldeu
5.Has a bobsled track
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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.

For example

Kirkwood

Soldeu
6.Has snowmobile circuit
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A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.

For example

Alyeska

Soldeu

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels
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With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.

Best

Val di Fassa

188

14

2.number of kindergartens
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Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Les Arcs

6

1

3.Has camping facilities
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Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

Soldeu
4.number of five star hotels
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Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

0

Snowfall

1.snowfall december
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Average snowfall in the month of December.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

28inches

2.snowfall november
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Average snowfall in the month of November.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

4inches

3.snowfall january
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Average snowfall in the month of January.

Best

Engelberg

135inches

40.5inches

4.snowfall april
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Average snowfall in the month of April.

Best

Gstaad

196inches

73.2inches

5.snowfall march
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Average snowfall in the month of March.

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

86.6inches

6.snowfall february
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Average snowfall in the month of February.

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

81.2inches

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