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Westendorf review: 37 facts and highlights

Westendorf
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Westendorf

How does Westendorf compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
    ?

    80vs60.8
  • Distance from airport
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    82.1kmvs107.39km
  • Skiable area
    ?

    180kmvs112.87km
  • Restaurants
    ?

    70vs30.51
  • Trails (medium)
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    43vs24.57
  • Ski pass daily
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    60.23$vs61.36$
  • Trails (easy)
    ?

    26vs17.53
  • Ski lifts total
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    90vs27.86

General info

1.distance from airport
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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

82.1km

2.mountain height
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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.

Best

Gressoney

3550meters

1100meters

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

1900meters

4.base elevation
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The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

800meters

5.months open yearly
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A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Best

Samnaun

10months

3.5months

Skiing

1.ski slopes
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The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

80

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

Best

Champéry

650km

180km

3.trails (medium)
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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.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

110

43

4.trails (difficult)
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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.

Best

Big Sky

150

11

5.Offers open cross-country skiing
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Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.

Westendorf
6.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Westendorf

Leisure

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

70

2.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

Westendorf
3.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.

Westendorf
4.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

Westendorf

Facilities

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

7

2.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!

Westendorf
3.chalets
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A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.

Best

Big White

269

1

4.number of five star hotels
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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

0

Snowfall

1.snowfall december
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Average snowfall in the month of December.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

28.25inches

2.snowfall november
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Average snowfall in the month of November.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

0inches

3.snowfall january
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Average snowfall in the month of January.

Best

Engelberg

135inches

50inches

4.snowfall february
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Average snowfall in the month of February.

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

63inches

5.snowfall march
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Average snowfall in the month of March.

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

54inches

6.snowfall april
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Average snowfall in the month of April.

Best

Gstaad

196inches

43inches

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