Val di Fassa
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Key facts and figures

Val di Fassa: 37 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
122
Big Sky: 250

2. 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.
1010meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
50km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

4. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
230km
Champéry: 650km

5. 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 di Fassa
68% have it

6. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
33
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

7. 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 di Fassa
88% have it

8. 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.
3
Ellmau: 70

9. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
9km
Zermatt: 25km

10. Has night skiing

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

11. 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.
9
Big Sky: 150

12. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
35$
Sansicario: 0$

13. hotels and hostels

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

14. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Val di Fassa
94% have it

16. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1470meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

17. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Val di Fassa
59% have it

18. ski lifts total capacity

This is the amount of people that can be transported by ski lifts etc. per hour. A bigger uphill capacity can indicate less waiting time, although it will be affected by how busy the resort is.
9520
Val Gardena: 115238

19. 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.
43
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

20. 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 di Fassa
37% have it

21. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
29.9inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

22. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2354meters
Claviere: 5774meters

23. 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.
0
Park City Mountain: 9

24. 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 or people with low ability.
61
Champéry: 150

25. 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!
Val di Fassa
61% have it

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