Wengen
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Key facts and figures

Wengen: 41 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
53
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.
Wengen
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.
1046meters
Gressoney: 3550meters

4. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
112km
Champéry: 650km

5. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
28
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180

6. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Wengen
94% have it

7. 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.
Wengen
37% 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.
11
Ellmau: 70

9. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
15km
Zermatt: 25km

10. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
21
Val di Fassa: 188

11. Has toboggan runs

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

12. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
63$
Sansicario: 0$

13. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
65km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km

14. 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.
Wengen
88% have it

15. has smoking ban in public places

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

16. 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.
20200
Val Gardena: 115238

17. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
54.7inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches

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.
11
Big Sky: 150

19. 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.
26
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

20. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2320meters
Claviere: 5774meters

21. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
944meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters

22. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
36.6inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches

23. 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

24. trails (easy)

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Low difficulty trails (marked with a green circle) have a slope gradient between 6% and 25%. Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners.
16
Champéry: 150

25. snowfall april

Average snowfall in the month of April.
28.3inches
Gstaad: 196inches

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