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5 Fun Ski Facts:
#1. 80 countries offer some form of ski area.
#2. For several years, skier visits around the world have been estimated at around 400 million.
#3. France, Austria and the USA each have around 3’000 ski lifts.
#4. Austria, Norway and Switzerland have the highest participation levels, with at least 25% of their populations skiing.
#5. 40 US states have ski resorts.
These facts are according to the 2011 International report on mountain tourism