vs
Courchevel
Davos
Top 15%3,731 points
Top 15%
Top 17%3,647 points
Top 17%
Key facts and figures

Courchevel vs Davos: 39 facts in comparison

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
96
Big Sky: 250
85

2. Allows off-piste skiing

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.
Courchevel
Davos
69% have it

3. mountain height

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.
1880meters
Gressoney: 3550meters
1724meters

4. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
150km
Champéry: 650km
320km

5. The resort has open cross country skiing

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.
Courchevel
Davos
88% have it

6. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
105
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180
102

7. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Courchevel
Davos
94% have it

8. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
25km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km
148km

9. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Courchevel
Davos
59% have it

10. Has ice climbing areas

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.
Courchevel
Davos
38% have it

11. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
58.1$
Sansicario: 0$
51$

12. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Courchevel
Davos
52% have it

13. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
45
Val di Fassa: 188
57

14. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
7.7km
Zermatt: 25km
15km

15. restaurants on the slopes

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.
10
Ellmau: 70
50

16. Has toboggan runs

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Courchevel
Davos
53% have it

17. Winter olympics host

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.
Courchevel
Davos
17% have it

18. trails (medium)

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.
34
Whistler Blackcomb: 110
40

19. trails (difficult)

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.
8
Big Sky: 150
21

20. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1350meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters
1500meters

21. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
60inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches
35inches

22. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3230meters
Claviere: 5774meters
2843meters

23. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Courchevel
Davos
40% have it

24. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
84.5inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches
61inches

25. Hosts conferences

The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
Courchevel
Davos
30% have it

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