Val d’Isère
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Key facts and figures

Val d’Isère: 45 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

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.
Val d’Isère
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.

4. restaurants

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

5. skiable area

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

6. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.

7. 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. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

9. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.

10. summit height above sealevel

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

11. Has toboggan runs

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

12. 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.
Val d’Isère
17% have it

13. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Val d’Isère
40% have it

14. 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.
Val d’Isère
88% have it

15. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Val d’Isère
59% have it

16. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.

17. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.

18. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Val d’Isère
94% have it

19. 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.
Val d’Isère
37% have it

20. hotels and hostels

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

21. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

22. base elevation

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

23. snowfall february

Average snowfall in the month of February.

24. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.

25. snow parks

A snow park is similar to a traditional skate park, designed especially for winter sports. It has various rails, jumps and jibs so that skiers and snowboarders can perform tricks.

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