Vallnord-Arcalis
Top 64%147 points
Top 64%
Key facts and figures

Vallnord-Arcalis: 42 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
25
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.
685meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
15km
Champéry: 650km

4. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
205km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

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. 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.
Vallnord-Arcalis
17% have it

7. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
53.62$
Sansicario: 0$

8. Has toboggan runs

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

9. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Vallnord-Arcalis
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.
2
Ellmau: 70

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.
2
Big Sky: 150

12. 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.
16510
Val Gardena: 115238

13. 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.
Vallnord-Arcalis
7% have it

14. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Vallnord-Arcalis
94% have it

16. 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.
10
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

17. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1940meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

18. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2625meters
Claviere: 5774meters

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.
Vallnord-Arcalis
37% have it

20. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
27.95inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

21. Has snowmobile circuit

A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.
Vallnord-Arcalis
27% have it

22. snowfall january

Average snowfall in the month of January.
66.5inches
Engelberg: 135inches

23. number of kindergartens

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2017.
1
Les Arcs: 6

24. snowfall april

Average snowfall in the month of April.
47.3inches
Gstaad: 196inches

25. snowfall july

Average snowfall in the month of July.
0inches
Mount Hotham: 56inches

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