78points

Davos

57points

Wengen

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Davos vs Wengen

Davos
Wengen
Davos
Wengen
78
points
57
points

Why is Davos better than Wengen?

  • Has night skiing
  • 12$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    51$vs63$
  • Has lake/s

Why is Wengen better than Davos?

  • 83km closer to nearest airport
    65kmvs148km
  • Has ice climbing areas
  • 1.6inches more snowfall (December)
    36.6inchesvs35inches
  • 1.2inches more snowfall (February)
    66.1inchesvs64.9inches
  • 1 more snow parks
    2vs1

Key facts and figures

General info

1.mountain height

1724meters

1046meters

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.

Best

Gressoney

3550meters

2.distance from airport

148km

65km

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

Best

Smugglers Notch

0.03km

3.base elevation

1500meters

944meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

4.summit height above sealevel

2843meters

2320meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.

Best

Claviere

5774meters

5.has lake/s
Davos
Wengen

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

6.has smoking ban in public places
Davos
Wengen

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

85

53

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

2.Allows off-piste skiing
Davos
Wengen

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.

3.skiable area

320km

112km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

Best

Champéry

650km

4.Has a ski school
Davos
Wengen

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

5.The resort has open cross country skiing
Davos
Wengen

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.

6.longest run

15km

15km

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

Best

Zermatt

25km

Leisure

1.restaurants

102

28

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

2.restaurants on the slopes

50

11

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.

Best

Ellmau

70

3.Has ice climbing areas
Davos
Wengen

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.

4.Has an ice rink
Davos
Wengen

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

5.Has a spa
Davos
Wengen

After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

57

21

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

2.Has camping facilities
Davos
Wengen

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!

3.number of five star hotels

2

0

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

Snowfall

1.snowfall april

47.6inches

28.3inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

Best

Gstaad

196inches

2.snowfall march

61inches

54.7inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

3.snowfall december

35inches

36.6inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

4.snowfall november

4.7inches

0inches

Average snowfall in the month of November.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

5.snowfall january

48.4inches

46.8inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

Best

Engelberg

135inches

6.snowfall february

64.9inches

66.1inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

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