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. 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

3. restaurants

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

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.
Wengen
68% have it

5. skiable area

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

6. 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: 0.033km

7. ski pass daily

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

8. Has toboggan runs

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

9. 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

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
Ellmau: 70

11. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
11
Big Sky: 150

12. longest run

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

13. 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

14. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.
26
Whistler Blackcomb: 110

15. base elevation

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

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. 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

18. Has a ski school

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

19. has smoking ban in public places

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

20. hotels and hostels

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

21. snowfall march

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

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.
2
Stowe Mountain: 12

23. Has an ice rink

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
Wengen
61% have it

24. 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

25. Has camping facilities

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!
Wengen
61% have it

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