Val Gardena
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Key facts and figures

Val Gardena: 40 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
79
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.
Val Gardena
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.
1253meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

4. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
175km
Champéry: 650km

5. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
105
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

6. Has a ski school

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

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.
47km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

8. 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 Gardena
88% have it

9. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
10.5km
Zermatt: 25km

10. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
29$
Sansicario: 0$

11. 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 Gardena
37% have it

12. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
98
Val di Fassa: 188

13. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Val Gardena
59% have it

14. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
19inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

15. 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.
47
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

16. 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.
8
Big Sky: 150

17. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1200meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

18. Is pet-friendly

The resort is pet-friendly, so if you like you can bring your dog along if you need to.
Val Gardena
23% have it

19. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2453meters
Claviere: 5774meters

20. 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.
115238
Val Gardena: 115238

21. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
15inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

22. seasonal snowfall

The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.
104inches
Alyeska: 650inches

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!
Val Gardena
61% have it

24. 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

25. Is child friendly

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
Val Gardena
85% have it

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