62points

Alta Badia

67points

Val Gardena

Alta Badia
Val Gardena
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40 facts in comparison

Alta Badia vs Val Gardena

Alta Badia
Val Gardena

How does Alta Badia compare to Val Gardena?

  • 201meters higher mountain height
    ?

    1454metersvs1253meters
  • 3 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    108vs105
  • 15inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    34inchesvs19inches
  • 24 more ski trails (low difficulty)
    ?

    48vs24
  • 325meters higher summit
    ?

    2778metersvs2453meters
  • 54inches more snowfall (March)
    ?

    69inchesvs15inches
  • 58inches more snowfall (February)
    ?

    68inchesvs10inches
  • 44inches more snowfall (January)
    ?

    65inchesvs21inches

How does Val Gardena compare to Alta Badia?

  • 74 more ski slopes
    ?

    79vs5
  • 45km bigger skiable area
    ?

    175kmvs130km
  • 53km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    47kmvs100km
  • 7 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    47vs40
  • 30288 larger uphill capacity per hour
    ?

    115238vs84950
  • 2km longer ski run
    ?

    10.5kmvs8.5km
  • 6 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    8vs2
  • 5inches more snowfall (November)
    ?

    20inchesvs15inches

General info

1.mountain height

1454meters

1253meters

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.
2.distance from airport

100km

47km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
3.opening hours

8hours

8hours

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.
4.summit height above sealevel

2778meters

2453meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Alta Badia
Val Gardena
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.base elevation

1152meters

1200meters

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

Skiing

1.ski slopes

5

79

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

130km

175km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

40

47

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.
4.ski lifts total capacity

84950

115238

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.
5.Allows off-piste skiing
Alta Badia
Val Gardena
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.
6.longest run

8.5km

10.5km

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

Leisure

1.restaurants

108

105

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

1

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
3.Has a spa
Alta Badia
Val Gardena
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
4.Has an ice rink
Alta Badia
Val Gardena
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
5.Has a golf course
Alta Badia
Val Gardena
The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!
6.Has ice climbing areas
Alta Badia
Val Gardena
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.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

88

98

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2.number of five star hotels

2

1

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
3.Has camping facilities
Alta Badia
Val Gardena
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!

Snowfall

1.snowfall december

34inches

19inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
2.snowfall march

69inches

15inches

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

68inches

10inches

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

15inches

20inches

Average snowfall in the month of November.
5.snowfall january

65inches

21inches

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

53inches

19inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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