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Tignes review: 30 facts and highlights

Tignes
56
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Tignes

How does Tignes compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
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    125vs60.8
  • Mountain height
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    1950metersvs1140.23meters
  • Skiable area
    ?

    150kmvs112.87km
  • Restaurants
    ?

    75vs30.51
  • Trails (medium)
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    31vs24.57
  • Restaurants on the slopes
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    8vs6.25
  • Trails (difficult)
    ?

    19vs16.98
  • Hotels and hostels
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    22vs18.75

General info

1.mountain height
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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.

Best

Gressoney

3550meters

1950meters

2.opening hours
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The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.

Best

Sky Resort

13hours

7hours

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

3500meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

1550meters

Skiing

1.ski slopes
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The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

125

2.skiable area
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The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

Best

Champéry

650km

150km

3.trails (medium)
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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.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

110

31

4.trails (difficult)
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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.

Best

Big Sky

150

19

5.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.

Tignes
6.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Tignes

Leisure

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

75

2.restaurants on the slopes
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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.

Best

Ellmau

70

8

3.Has ice climbing areas
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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
4.Has an ice rink
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At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

Tignes
5.Has a bobsled track
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This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.

For example

Kirkwood

Tignes
6.Has snowmobile circuit
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A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.

For example

Alyeska

Tignes

Facilities

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

22

2.Has camping facilities
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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
3.number of five star hotels
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Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

1

Snowfall

1.snowfall december
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Average snowfall in the month of December.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

71.5inches

2.snowfall november
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Average snowfall in the month of November.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

27inches

3.snowfall march
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Average snowfall in the month of March.

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

114.5inches

4.snowfall april
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Average snowfall in the month of April.

Best

Gstaad

196inches

125inches

5.snowfall january
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Average snowfall in the month of January.

Best

Engelberg

135inches

103.5inches

6.snowfall february
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Average snowfall in the month of February.

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

111.5inches

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