60points

Chamonix

77points

St. Moritz

Chamonix
St. Moritz
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27 facts in comparison

Chamonix vs St. Moritz

Chamonix
St. Moritz

How does Chamonix compare to St. Moritz?

  • 1233meters higher mountain height
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    2805metersvs1572meters
  • 18 more ski trails (low difficulty)
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    36vs18
  • 517meters higher summit
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    3820metersvs3303meters
  • 27 more hostels and hotels
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    61vs34

How does St. Moritz compare to Chamonix?

  • 19 more ski slopes
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    88vs69
  • 16 more restaurants/bars
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    85vs69
  • 38 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    62vs24
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
    ?
  • 19.91$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    56$vs75.91$
  • Has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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  • 8 more ski lifts
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    57vs49
  • Has night skiing
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General info

1.mountain height

2805meters

1572meters

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

3303meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Chamonix
St. Moritz
Source: city's official website, 2020.
4.base elevation

1035meters

1730meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
5.Is child friendly
Chamonix
St. Moritz
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
6.has lake/s
Chamonix
St. Moritz
Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

69

88

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.trails (medium)

24

62

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.
3.Allows off-piste skiing
Chamonix
St. Moritz
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.
4.trails (difficult)

9

9

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
St. Moritz
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
Chamonix
St. Moritz
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.

Leisure

1.restaurants

69

85

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.Has a spa
Chamonix
St. Moritz
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
3.Has an ice rink
Chamonix
St. Moritz
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
4.Has a bobsled track
Chamonix
St. Moritz
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.
5.Has a golf course
Chamonix
St. Moritz
The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!
6.Has ice climbing areas
Chamonix
St. Moritz
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.The resort is serviced by public transport
Chamonix
St. Moritz
The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
2.hotels and hostels

61

34

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

2

6

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
4.Has camping facilities
Chamonix
St. Moritz
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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