Steamboat
Top 36%14 points
Top 36%
Key facts and figures

Steamboat: 51 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

2. restaurants

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

3. 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.
Steamboat
68% have it

4. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.

5. distance from airport

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

6. 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.

7. Has night skiing

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

8. 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.
Steamboat
38% have it

9. 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.

10. 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.
Steamboat
17% have it

11. Has a ski school

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

12. 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.

13. hotels and hostels

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

14. 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.
Steamboat
37% have it

15. Has toboggan runs

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Steamboat
53% have it

16. has lake/s

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

17. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

18. summit height above sealevel

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

19. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.

20. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.

21. base elevation

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

22. 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.
Steamboat
88% have it

23. has smoking ban in public places

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

24. snowfall april

Average snowfall in the month of April.

25. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.

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