Voss
Top 61%159 points
Top 61%
Key facts and figures

Voss review: 36 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
21
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.
Voss
69% have it

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
40km
Champéry: 650km

4. The resort is serviced by public transport

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
Voss
39% have it

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. 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.
Voss
88% have it

7. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Voss
94% 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.
4
Ellmau: 70

9. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
61.11$
Sansicario: 0$

10. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
101km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

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.
Voss
38% have it

12. Has toboggan runs

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

13. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
0
Val di Fassa: 188

14. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Voss
52% have it

15. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
1.6km
Zermatt: 25km

16. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Voss
40% have it

17. 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.
3
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

18. 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

19. 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.
Voss
17% have it

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.
12000
Val Gardena: 115238

21. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
1411meters
Claviere: 5774meters

22. 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

23. opening hours

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.
6.5hours
Sky Resort: 13hours

24. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 25

25. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
11
Champéry: 216

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