Sun Valley

Sun Valley

Sun Valley review: 39 facts and highlights

Sun Valley
Sun Valley

How does Sun Valley compare to the average?

  • Ski lifts total capacity

  • Summit height above sealevel

  • Number of museums

  • Number of cinemas

  • Number of theaters

  • Hiking trails

  • Base elevation


General info

1.summit height above sealevel


The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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Source: city's official website, 2020.
3.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
4.base elevation


The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
5.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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In general, cities with possibility of drinking alcohol in public places have more thriving nightlife. It's easier to organize parties in public places. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.Is pet-friendly
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The resort is pet-friendly, so if you like you can bring your dog along if you need to.


1.Allows off-piste skiing
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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.
2.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.
3.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.
4.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
5.longest run


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


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




More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.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.
3.number of museums


Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of cinemas


Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.number of theaters


Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.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.


1.The resort is serviced by public transport
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The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
2.hotels and hostels


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


A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.
4.number of kindergartens


Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
5.Hosts conferences
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The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
6.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.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.

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