41points

Courmayeur

69points

La Clusaz

Courmayeur
La Clusaz
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34 facts in comparison

Courmayeur vs La Clusaz

Courmayeur
La Clusaz

How does Courmayeur compare to La Clusaz?

  • 36 more restaurants/bars
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    77vs41
  • 3 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    10vs7
  • 0.5hours longer opening hours
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    8hoursvs7.5hours
  • 1.57$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    43$vs44.57$
  • 17 more hostels and hotels
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    42vs25
  • 0.5months more months open each year
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    5monthsvs4.5months
  • 124meters higher base elevation
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    1224metersvs1100meters
  • Has ice climbing areas
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How does La Clusaz compare to Courmayeur?

  • 181km bigger skiable area
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    220kmvs39km
  • 79.8km closer to nearest airport
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    70.2kmvs150km
  • 10 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    24vs14
  • 49590 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    57990vs8400
  • 10 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    16vs6
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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  • 29.7inches more snowfall (December)
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    73.4inchesvs43.7inches
  • 3km longer ski run
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    4kmvs1km

General info

1.distance from airport

150km

70.2km

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

8hours

7.5hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
3.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Courmayeur
La Clusaz
Source: city's official website, 2020.
4.Is child friendly
Courmayeur
La Clusaz
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
5.months open yearly

5months

4.5months

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

1224meters

1100meters

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

Skiing

1.skiable area

39km

220km

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

14

24

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
Courmayeur
La Clusaz
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.ski lifts total capacity

8400

57990

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.
5.Has a ski school
Courmayeur
La Clusaz
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
6.longest run

1km

4km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

Leisure

1.restaurants

77

41

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

6

16

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

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Courmayeur
La Clusaz
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

42

25

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3.Has camping facilities
Courmayeur
La Clusaz
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

43.7inches

73.4inches

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

73.9inches

122inches

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

73.7inches

138.6inches

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

64.1inches

114.7inches

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

35.4inches

91.5inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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