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Key facts and figures

Tignes review: 30 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
125
Big Sky: 250

2. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
150km
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.
1950meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

4. 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.
Tignes
88% have it

5. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
75
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

6. Has a ski school

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

7. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
22
Val di Fassa: 188

8. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
68.26$
Sansicario: 0$

9. 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.
8
Ellmau: 70

10. 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.
Tignes
38% have it

11. 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.
31
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

12. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1550meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

13. 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.
19
Big Sky: 150

14. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
71.5inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

15. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
114.5inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

16. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3500meters
Claviere: 5774meters

17. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
45
Champéry: 216

18. Has camping facilities

Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!
Tignes
61% have it

19. Has an ice rink

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
Tignes
62% have it

20. snowfall november

Average snowfall in the month of November.
27inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 85inches

21. 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

22. snowfall january

Average snowfall in the month of January.
103.5inches
Engelberg: 135inches

23. snowfall february

Average snowfall in the month of February.
111.5inches
Engelberg: 185.8inches

24. number of cinemas

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

25. snowfall april

Average snowfall in the month of April.
125inches
Gstaad: 196inches

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