48points

Avoriaz

71points

La Clusaz

Avoriaz
La Clusaz
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Avoriaz vs La Clusaz

Avoriaz
La Clusaz
48
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Avoriaz
71
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La Clusaz

How does Avoriaz compare to La Clusaz?

  • 8km longer ski run
    ?

    12kmvs4km
  • 26.4inches more snowfall (April)
    ?

    117.9inchesvs91.5inches
  • 310.36$ cheaper season ticket price
    ?

    648.57$vs958.93$
  • 3 more snow parks
    ?

    4vs1
  • 700meters higher base elevation
    ?

    1800metersvs1100meters
  • Has night skiing
    ?
  • Has snowmobile circuit
    ?

How does La Clusaz compare to Avoriaz?

  • 35.8km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    70.2kmvs106km
  • 9 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    41vs32
  • 182km bigger skiable area
    ?

    220kmvs38km
  • 320meters higher mountain height
    ?

    1500metersvs1180meters
  • 22 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    24vs2
  • 11 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    16vs5
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
    ?
  • 7.4inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    73.4inchesvs66inches

General info

1.distance from airport
?

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

106km

70.2km

2.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

1180meters

1500meters

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

2280meters

2600meters

4.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2020.

Avoriaz
La Clusaz
5.base elevation
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The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

1800meters

1100meters

6.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Avoriaz
La Clusaz

Skiing

1.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

38km

220km

2.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

2

24

3.Allows off-piste skiing
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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.

Avoriaz
La Clusaz
4.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Avoriaz
La Clusaz
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.

Avoriaz
La Clusaz
6.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

2

7

Leisure

1.restaurants
?

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

32

41

2.restaurants on the slopes
?

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

16

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.

Avoriaz
La Clusaz
4.Has snowmobile circuit
?

A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.

Avoriaz
La Clusaz
5.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

Avoriaz
La Clusaz

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
?

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.

Avoriaz
La Clusaz
2.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

3

25

3.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!

Avoriaz
La Clusaz

Snowfall

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

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

66inches

73.4inches

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

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

119.6inches

138.6inches

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

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

115.7inches

122inches

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

Best

Engelberg

135inches

95inches

114.7inches

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

Best

Gstaad

196inches

117.9inches

91.5inches

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