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Tryvann
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Tryvann review: 31 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
17
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.
Tryvann
69% have it

3. Has a ski school

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

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.
Tryvann
39% have it

5. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
4
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

6. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
4.1km
Zermatt: 25km

7. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
59.4km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

8. 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.
Tryvann
38% have it

9. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
62.64$
Sansicario: 0$

10. 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.
1
Ellmau: 70

11. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Tryvann
52% have it

12. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
0
Val di Fassa: 188

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.
6
Big Sky: 150

14. 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.
5
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

15. trails (easy)

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Low difficulty trails (marked with a green circle) have a slope gradient between 6% and 25%. Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners.
6
Champéry: 150

16. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 25

17. number of kindergartens

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2018.
0
Les Arcs: 6

18. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
0
Squaw Valley: 5

19. Has a bobsled track

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.
Tryvann
7% have it

20. Is child friendly

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
Tryvann
86% have it

21. ski lifts (air)

Air lifts describe all off-ground types of ski lift, such as cable cars or chair lifts. These are better, particular for travelling long distances, as they can transport skiers faster and in larger quantities than surface lifts.
3
Champéry: 102

22. 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.
0
Big White: 269

23. 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!
Tryvann
61% have it

24. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
11
Champéry: 216

25. Has an ice rink

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

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