42points

Alpbach

62points

Zell am See-Kaprun

Alpbach
Zell am See-Kaprun
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Alpbach vs Zell am See-Kaprun

Alpbach
Zell am See-Kaprun
42
points
Alpbach
62
points
Zell am See-Kaprun

How does Alpbach compare to Zell am See-Kaprun?

  • 42.2km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    57kmvs99.2km
  • 5.5inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    28.5inchesvs23inches
  • 7$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    55.56$vs62.56$
  • Has night skiing
    ?
  • 243meters higher base elevation
    ?

    1000metersvs757meters
  • 0.5months more months open each year
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    4monthsvs3.5months
  • Is child friendly
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How does Zell am See-Kaprun compare to Alpbach?

  • 22 more ski slopes
    ?

    38vs16
  • 115meters higher mountain height
    ?

    1243metersvs1128meters
  • 93km bigger skiable area
    ?

    138kmvs45km
  • 74 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    180vs106
  • 42 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    47vs5
  • 4 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    14vs10
  • 7 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    10vs3
  • 901meters higher summit
    ?

    3029metersvs2128meters

General info

1.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

1128meters

1243meters

2.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

57km

99.2km

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

2128meters

3029meters

4.opening hours
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The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.

Best

Sky Resort

13hours

7.5hours

8.5hours

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

1000meters

757meters

6.Winter olympics host
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The resort has played host to the winter olympics. This means it is likely to have a range of professional slopes, other winter sports, and finally, good facilities and well developed transport links.

For example

Ski Portillo

Alpbach
Zell am See-Kaprun

Skiing

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

Best

Big Sky

250

16

38

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

45km

138km

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

10

14

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

3

10

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.

Alpbach
Zell am See-Kaprun
6.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Alpbach
Zell am See-Kaprun

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

106

180

2.restaurants on the slopes
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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.

Best

Ellmau

70

5

47

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.

Alpbach
Zell am See-Kaprun
4.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

Alpbach
Zell am See-Kaprun
5.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

Alpbach
Zell am See-Kaprun
6.Has a golf course
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The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

Alpbach
Zell am See-Kaprun

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

24

29

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!

Alpbach
Zell am See-Kaprun
3.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

0

Snowfall

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

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

28.5inches

23inches

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

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

0inches

0inches

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

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

52.5inches

63.7inches

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

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

51.2inches

57inches

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

Best

Gstaad

196inches

22inches

38inches

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

Best

Engelberg

135inches

41.5inches

48.8inches

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