70points

Courchevel

59points

Crans-Montana

Courchevel
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43 facts in comparison

Courchevel vs Crans-Montana

Courchevel
Crans-Montana

How does Courchevel compare to Crans-Montana?

  • 46 more ski slopes
    ?

    96vs50
  • 155km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    25kmvs180km
  • 380meters higher mountain height
    ?

    1880metersvs1500meters
  • 41 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    105vs64
  • 14 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    34vs20
  • 4 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    8vs4
  • 37 more ski trails (low difficulty)
    ?

    54vs17
  • 230meters higher summit
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    3230metersvs3000meters

How does Crans-Montana compare to Courchevel?

  • 10km bigger skiable area
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    160kmvs150km
  • 8 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    18vs10
  • 1.8inches more snowfall (December)
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    61.8inchesvs60inches
  • 4.3km longer ski run
    ?

    12kmvs7.7km
  • 36inches more snowfall (February)
    ?

    122inchesvs86inches
  • 33.2inches more snowfall (March)
    ?

    117.7inchesvs84.5inches
  • 23.1$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    35$vs58.1$
  • 21.6inches more snowfall (January)
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    88.1inchesvs66.5inches

General info

1.distance from airport

25km

180km

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

1880meters

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.
3.summit height above sealevel

3230meters

3000meters

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
Courchevel
Crans-Montana
Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.Is child friendly
Courchevel
Crans-Montana
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
6.base elevation

1350meters

1500meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

96

50

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

150km

160km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

34

20

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.
4.Allows off-piste skiing
Courchevel
Crans-Montana
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.
5.Offers open cross-country skiing
Courchevel
Crans-Montana
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
Courchevel
Crans-Montana
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

105

64

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

10

18

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.number of museums

0

2

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of cinemas

1

3

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.Has a spa
Courchevel
Crans-Montana
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
6.Has an ice rink
Courchevel
Crans-Montana
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

45

45

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2.number of kindergartens

2

3

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
3.Hosts conferences
Courchevel
Crans-Montana
The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
4.number of five star hotels

4

4

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
5.Has camping facilities
Courchevel
Crans-Montana
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

60inches

61.8inches

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

86inches

122inches

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

84.5inches

117.7inches

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

66.5inches

88.1inches

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

92inches

113.7inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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