83points

Champéry

80points

Sölden

Champéry
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37 facts in comparison

Champéry vs Sölden

Champéry
Sölden

How does Champéry compare to Sölden?

  • 506km bigger skiable area
    ?

    650kmvs144km
  • 26 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    90vs64
  • Allows off-piste skiing
    ?
  • Has smoking ban in closed public spaces
    ?
  • 183 more ski lifts
    ?

    216vs33
  • 79 more air lifts
    ?

    102vs23
  • 8 more snow parks
    ?

    10vs2
  • Is child friendly
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How does Sölden compare to Champéry?

  • 753meters higher mountain height
    ?

    1990metersvs1237meters
  • 16.9km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    83.1kmvs100km
  • 41550 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    68000vs26450
  • 15 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    30vs15
  • 8km longer ski run
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    15kmvs7km
  • 28.3inches more snowfall (December)
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    61.7inchesvs33.4inches
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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  • 1063meters higher summit
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    3340metersvs2277meters

General info

1.mountain height

1237meters

1990meters

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

83.1km

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

2277meters

3340meters

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

1040meters

1350meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
6.months open yearly

4months

7.5months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Skiing

1.skiable area

650km

144km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
2.ski lifts total capacity

26450

68000

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.
3.Allows off-piste skiing
Champéry
Sölden
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.longest run

7km

15km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
5.Offers open cross-country skiing
Champéry
Sölden
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.
6.Has a ski school
Champéry
Sölden
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

90

64

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

15

30

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.
3.Has a spa
Champéry
Sölden
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
4.Has an ice rink
Champéry
Sölden
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
5.Has a bobsled track
Champéry
Sölden
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.
6.Has a golf course
Champéry
Sölden
The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Champéry
Sölden
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

11

39

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

0

1

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
Champéry
Sölden
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

33.4inches

61.7inches

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

0inches

0inches

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

59.4inches

99.7inches

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

57.8inches

100.9inches

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

50.4inches

79.7inches

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

27.1inches

103.8inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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