Thredbo
Top 59%169 points
Top 59%
Key facts and figures

Thredbo: 40 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
59
Big Sky: 250

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.
Thredbo
68% have it

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.
672meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

4. Has a ski school

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

5. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
25
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

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
Ellmau: 70

7. Has toboggan runs

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

8. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
45.3km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

9. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
5.9km
Zermatt: 25km

10. 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.
Thredbo
88% have it

11. hotels and hostels

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

12. Has night skiing

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

13. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
98.25$
Sansicario: 0$

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.
Thredbo
37% have it

15. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1365meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

16. 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.
27
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

17. 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.
18
Big Sky: 150

18. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2037meters
Claviere: 5774meters

19. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
0inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

20. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
0inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

21. 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.
79.9inches
Alyeska: 650inches

22. 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.
Thredbo
17% have it

23. chalets

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.
7
Big White: 269

24. season pass price

The season pass price gives you unlimited access to the resort for the entire ski season.
892.31$
Arapahoe Basin: 9$

25. Has an ice rink

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

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