Zinal
Top 67%7 points
Top 67%
Key facts and figures

Zinal: 33 facts and highlights

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

2. skiable area

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

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.

4. restaurants

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

5. 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.
Zinal
68% have it

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.

7. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.

8. 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.

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.
Zinal
88% have it

10. summit height above sealevel

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

11. Has a ski school

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

12. base elevation

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

13. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

14. hotels and hostels

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

15. trails (medium)

Medium difficulty trails are ideal for regular skiers.

16. has smoking ban in public places

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

17. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.

18. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.

19. months open yearly

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

20. 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!
Zinal
61% have it

21. 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.

22. trails (easy)

Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners or people with low ability.

23. Has an ice rink

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

24. 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.

25. snowfall november

Average snowfall in the month of November.

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