60points

Chamonix

69points

La Clusaz

Chamonix
La Clusaz
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23 facts in comparison

Chamonix vs La Clusaz

Chamonix
La Clusaz

How does Chamonix compare to La Clusaz?

  • 28 more restaurants/bars
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    69vs41
  • 1305meters higher mountain height
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    2805metersvs1500meters
  • 2 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    9vs7
  • 1220meters higher summit
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    3820metersvs2600meters
  • 36 more hostels and hotels
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    61vs25
  • Has ice climbing areas
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  • Has a golf course
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  • Winter olympics host
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How does La Clusaz compare to Chamonix?

  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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  • 17 more ski trails (low difficulty)
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    53vs36
  • 31.34$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    44.57$vs75.91$
  • Has toboggan runs
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  • Has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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  • 4 more ski lifts
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    53vs49
  • 65meters higher base elevation
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    1100metersvs1035meters
  • Has an ice rink
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General info

1.mountain height

2805meters

1500meters

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.summit height above sealevel

3820meters

2600meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
Source: city's official website, 2021.
4.Is child friendly
Chamonix
La Clusaz
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
5.base elevation

1035meters

1100meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
6.Winter olympics host
Chamonix
La Clusaz
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.

Skiing

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.
2.Allows off-piste skiing
Chamonix
La Clusaz
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.
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.
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.
5.Has a ski school
Chamonix
La Clusaz
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Low difficulty trails (marked with a green circle) have a slope gradient between 6% and 25%. Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners.

Leisure

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.Has a spa
Chamonix
La Clusaz
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
3.Has an ice rink
Chamonix
La Clusaz
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
4.Has ice climbing areas
Chamonix
La Clusaz
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.
5.Has a golf course
Chamonix
La Clusaz
The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

Facilities

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3.Has camping facilities
Chamonix
La Clusaz
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!

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