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Voss review: 36 facts and highlights

Voss
Voss

Why is Voss better than the average?

  • Distance from airport
    101kmvs107.39km
  • Ski pass daily
    61.11$vs61.36$
  • Season pass price
    708.84$vs941.54$
  • Snow parks
    2vs1.91

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General info

1.distance from airport

101km

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

Best

Smugglers Notch

0.03km

2.summit height above sealevel

1411meters

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

3.Winter olympics host
Voss

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.

For example

Ski Portillo

4.has lake/s
Voss

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

5.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

6.opening hours

6.5hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.

Best

Sky Resort

13hours

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Skiing

1.ski slopes

21

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

2.Allows off-piste skiing
Voss

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.

3.skiable area

40km

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

Best

Champéry

650km

4.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

5.The resort has open cross country skiing
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Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.

6.ski pass daily

61.11$

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

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Sansicario

0$

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Leisure

1.restaurants

4

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

2.restaurants on the slopes

4

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.

Best

Ellmau

70

3.Has ice climbing areas
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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.

For example

Alyeska

4.Has an ice rink
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At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

For example

Sun Valley

5.Has a bobsled track
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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.

For example

Kirkwood

6.Has a golf course
Voss

The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

For example

Sun Valley

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Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
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The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.

2.hotels and hostels

0

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

3.Has camping facilities
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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!

For example

Alyeska

4.number of five star hotels

0

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

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