70points

Courchevel

61points

St Anton

Courchevel
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38 facts in comparison

Courchevel vs St Anton

Courchevel
St Anton

How does Courchevel compare to St Anton?

  • 17 more ski slopes
    ?

    96vs79
  • 70.3km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    25kmvs95.3km
  • 530meters higher mountain height
    ?

    1880metersvs1350meters
  • 25 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    105vs80
  • Allows off-piste skiing
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  • 9.8inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    60inchesvs50.2inches
  • 2 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    8vs6
  • Has a ski school
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How does St Anton compare to Courchevel?

  • 126km bigger skiable area
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    276kmvs150km
  • 2 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    36vs34
  • 6.8inches more snowfall (March)
    ?

    91.3inchesvs84.5inches
  • 12.2inches more snowfall (February)
    ?

    98.2inchesvs86inches
  • 11 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    56vs45
  • 298.2$ cheaper season ticket price
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    1 046.60$vs1344.8$
  • 4.5inches more snowfall (January)
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    71inchesvs66.5inches
  • 36 more ski lifts
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    94vs58

General info

1.distance from airport

25km

95.3km

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

1350meters

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

2450meters

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
St Anton
Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.base elevation

1350meters

1304meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
6.Is child friendly
Courchevel
St Anton
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

96

79

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

150km

276km

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

34

36

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
St Anton
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.trails (difficult)

8

6

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
Courchevel
St Anton
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

105

80

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

45

56

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

41

8

A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.
3.Hosts conferences
Courchevel
St Anton
The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
4.number of five star hotels

4

1

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
St Anton
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

50.2inches

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

84.5inches

91.3inches

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

86inches

98.2inches

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

92inches

86.5inches

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

66.5inches

71inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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