Sun Valley
Top 57%176 points
Top 57%
Key facts and figures

Sun Valley: 39 facts and highlights

1. 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

2. Has a ski school

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

3. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
12
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

4. 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

5. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
69$
Sansicario: 0$

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.
0
Ellmau: 70

7. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Sun Valley
59% have it

8. Has toboggan runs

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

9. 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

10. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2
Val di Fassa: 188

11. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
6.4km
Zermatt: 25km

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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.
220inches
Alyeska: 650inches

15. has lake/s

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

16. Hosts conferences

The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
Sun Valley
29% have it

17. 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

18. 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

19. 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.
29717
Val Gardena: 115238

20. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1753meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

21. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2788meters
Claviere: 5774meters

22. possibility of drinking alcohol in public places

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, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Sun Valley
18% have it

23. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
3
Banff Mount Norquay: 25

24. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
1
Squaw Valley: 5

25. 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

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