Stowe Mountain
Top 49%187 points
Top 49%
Key facts and figures

Stowe Mountain: 46 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
116
Big Sky: 250

2. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
1.96km
Champéry: 650km

3. 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.
659meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

4. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
9
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

5. 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.
Stowe Mountain
68% have it

6. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
66km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

7. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
98$
Sansicario: 0$

8. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
7km
Zermatt: 25km

9. 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.
Stowe Mountain
38% have it

10. 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.
333inches
Alyeska: 650inches

11. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Stowe Mountain
94% have it

12. Has toboggan runs

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

13. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
9
Val di Fassa: 188

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.
Stowe Mountain
37% have it

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.
15000
Val Gardena: 115238

16. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Stowe Mountain
40% have it

17. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
1134meters
Claviere: 5774meters

18. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Stowe Mountain
59% have it

19. 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.
Stowe Mountain
17% have it

20. Has night skiing

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

21. 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.
68
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

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.
Stowe Mountain
88% have it

23. 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.
31
Big Sky: 150

24. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
475meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

25. number of five star hotels

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
1
Park City Mountain: 9

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