DavosWengen
Top 19%331 points
Top 19%
Top 43%232 points
Top 43%
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Key facts and figures

Davos vs Wengen: 39 facts in comparison

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
85
Big Sky: 250
53

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.
Davos
Wengen
68% 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.
1724meters
Gressoney: 3550meters
1046meters

4. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
320km
Champéry: 650km
112km

5. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
102
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180
28

6. 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.
50
Ellmau: 70
11

7. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Davos
Wengen
51% have it

8. 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.
Davos
Wengen
88% have it

9. 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.
Davos
Wengen
37% have it

10. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
57
Val di Fassa: 188
21

11. has smoking ban in public places

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

12. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
51$
Sansicario: 0$
63$

13. Has a ski school

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

14. Has toboggan runs

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

15. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
148km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km
65km

16. longest run

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

17. ski lifts total capacity

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.
64421
Val Gardena: 115238
20200

18. has lake/s

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

19. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
61inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches
54.7inches

20. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
35inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches
36.6inches

21. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2843meters
Claviere: 5774meters
2320meters

22. 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.
40
Whistler Blackcomb: 110
26

23. 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.
21
Big Sky: 150
11

24. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1500meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters
944meters

25. opening hours

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.
8hours
Sky Resort: 13hours
8hours

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