79points

Davos

75points

Verbier

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Davos vs Verbier

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Verbier

How does Davos compare to Verbier?

  • 32 more restaurants/bars
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    102vs70
  • 120km bigger skiable area
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    320kmvs200km
  • 12km closer to nearest airport
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    148kmvs160km
  • 18541 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    64421vs45880
  • 11 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    21vs10
  • 28 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
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    50vs22
  • 5km longer ski run
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    15kmvs10km
  • 4$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    51$vs55$

How does Verbier compare to Davos?

  • 15 more ski slopes
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    100vs85
  • 106meters higher mountain height
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    1830metersvs1724meters
  • 15 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    55vs40
  • 34.3inches more snowfall (December)
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    69.3inchesvs35inches
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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  • 11 more ski trails (low difficulty)
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    35vs24
  • 457meters higher summit
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    3300metersvs2843meters
  • 10.2inches more snowfall (November)
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    14.9inchesvs4.7inches

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General info

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

1724meters

1830meters

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.opening hours

8hours

8hours

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.
4.summit height above sealevel

2843meters

3300meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
Source: city's official website, 2021.
6.base elevation

1500meters

1500meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
7.Is child friendly
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Verbier
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
8.months open yearly

5months

5months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
9.has lake/s
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Verbier
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Skiing

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

320km

200km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.Allows off-piste skiing
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Verbier
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.
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.
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.
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.
The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
9.Has a ski school
Davos
Verbier
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
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
Davos
Verbier
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
4.Has an ice rink
Davos
Verbier
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
5.Has ice climbing areas
Davos
Verbier
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

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
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
Davos
Verbier
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

35inches

69.3inches

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

4.7inches

14.9inches

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

64.9inches

109.8inches

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

61inches

100inches

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

48.4inches

88.5inches

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

47.6inches

104inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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