60points

Chamonix

75points

Verbier

Chamonix
Verbier
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26 facts in comparison

Chamonix vs Verbier

Chamonix
Verbier

How does Chamonix compare to Verbier?

  • 975meters higher mountain height
    ?

    2805metersvs1830meters
  • 1 more ski trails (low difficulty)
    ?

    36vs35
  • 520meters higher summit
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    3820metersvs3300meters
  • 38 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    61vs23
  • 10 more ski lifts
    ?

    49vs39
  • Has a golf course
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  • Winter olympics host
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How does Verbier compare to Chamonix?

  • 31 more ski slopes
    ?

    100vs69
  • 1 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    70vs69
  • 31 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    55vs24
  • 1 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    10vs9
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
    ?
  • 20.91$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    55$vs75.91$
  • Has toboggan runs
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  • Has smoking ban in closed public spaces
    ?

General info

1.mountain height

2805meters

1830meters

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

3300meters

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
Verbier
Source: city's official website, 2020.
4.base elevation

1035meters

1500meters

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

Skiing

1.ski slopes

69

100

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

24

55

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
Verbier
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.Has a ski school
Chamonix
Verbier
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
5.trails (difficult)

9

10

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.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
Chamonix
Verbier
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

70

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

23

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

2

3

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
Verbier
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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