Val Thorens
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Top 38%
Key facts and figures

Val Thorens: 37 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

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.

3. restaurants

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

4. 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 Thorens
68% have it

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. distance from airport

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

8. ski pass daily

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

9. Has night skiing

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

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.

11. base elevation

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

12. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.

13. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.

14. hotels and hostels

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

15. 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 Thorens
88% have it

16. Has a ski school

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

17. summit height above sealevel

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

18. longest run

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

19. has smoking ban in public places

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

20. Has toboggan runs

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

21. trails (easy)

Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners or people with low ability.

22. 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.

23. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.

24. ski lifts total

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

25. 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.

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