The Montgenèvre Ski Resort lies in the southwest part of the Alps, in the Cottian Alps in southeast France in Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur. The Cottian Alps form the borderline between France and Italy and many Ski resorts have premises in both countries and they are interlinked. The Montgenèvre Ski Resort is part of the famous ''Milky Way'' Ski Area, which is a hosting arena for many national and international competitions.
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Skiing in Mount Shasta Ski Park, Redding, California USA
Mount Shasta Ski Park is inside Shasta – Trinity National Forest. About 6 mi/9.6 km south of the 14162 ft/4317 m summit of Mount Shasta lies the ski area. Mount Shasta is the second highest volcano in the Cascade Range. Mount Shasta Ski Park is perfect for skiing.
It covers 425 ac/1.72 km² of skiable area and average snowfall reaches up to 280 in/711.2 cm. The park also provides a snowmaking system, covering 277 ac/1.12 km².Vertical drop is 1390 ft/424 m, top elevation is 6866 ft/2093 m and base elevation 5476 ft/1669 m.
Total runs are 32, of which 20% for beginners, 55% for intermediates and 25% for advanced athletes. Longest run is 1.75 mi/2.8 km long. The Park has a lift system of 3 triple chairs, 1 conveyor lift and 1 rope two lift.
Terrain parks are distinguished according skill level, for beginner, intermediate and advanced athletes. Lift capacity is 6200 passengers/hour. The park offers night skiing on 14 trails and 3 lifts.