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Soldeu review: 39 facts and highlights

Soldeu
Soldeu
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Why is Soldeu better than the average?

  • Ski slopes
    110vs60.8
  • Skiable area
    193kmvs112.87km
  • Summit height above sealevel
    2640metersvs2585.7meters
  • Base elevation
    1710metersvs1405.75meters
  • Ski lifts total capacity
    94500vs29204.7
  • Snowfall march
    86.6inchesvs72.62inches
  • Snowfall april
    73.2inchesvs55.26inches
  • Trails (medium)
    37vs24.57

Key facts and figures

General info

1.mountain height

930meters

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

2.distance from airport

175km

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

3.summit height above sealevel

2640meters

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

4.base elevation

1710meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

5.Winter olympics host
Soldeu

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

6.Is child friendly
Soldeu

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

110

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

2.skiable area

193km

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

Best

Champéry

650km

3.Has a ski school
Soldeu

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

4.The resort has open cross country skiing
Soldeu

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.

5.Has night skiing
Soldeu

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.

6.trails (difficult)

23

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

Leisure

1.restaurants

27

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

2.restaurants on the slopes

6

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

3.Has ice climbing areas
Soldeu

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

4.Has snowmobile circuit
Soldeu

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

5.Has an ice rink
Soldeu

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

6.Has a bobsled track
Soldeu

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

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

14

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

2.Has camping facilities
Soldeu

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!

3.number of kindergartens

1

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

4.number of five star hotels

0

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

Snowfall

1.snowfall march

86.6inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

2.snowfall april

73.2inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

Best

Gstaad

196inches

3.snowfall december

28inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

4.snowfall november

4inches

Average snowfall in the month of November.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

5.snowfall january

40.5inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

Best

Engelberg

135inches

6.snowfall february

81.2inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

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