Sun Valley
Top 62%8 points
Top 62%
Key facts and figures

Sun Valley: 39 facts and highlights

1. restaurants

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

2. 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.
Sun Valley
68% have it

3. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

4. 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.

5. 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.
Sun Valley
38% have it

6. Has night skiing

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

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. Has toboggan runs

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

10. summit height above sealevel

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

11. has smoking ban in public places

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

12. hotels and hostels

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

13. 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.
Sun Valley
37% have it

14. 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.
Sun Valley
88% have it

15. has lake/s

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

16. longest run

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

17. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Sun Valley
94% have it

18. 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.
Sun Valley
17% have it

19. base elevation

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

20. ski lifts total

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

21. number of kindergartens

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2017.

22. number of cinemas

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

23. Has an ice rink

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
Sun Valley
61% have it

24. Is pet-friendly

The resort is pet-friendly, so if you like you can bring your dog along if you need to.
Sun Valley
23% have it

25. hiking trails

Hiking trails allow you to explore the mountain on foot and take in some of the breathtaking views from the mountain’s peak.

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