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Ellmau
Garmisch-Classic
Top 55%187 points
Top 55%
Top 70%125 points
Top 70%
Key facts and figures

Ellmau vs Garmisch-Classic: 20 facts in comparison

1. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
279km
Champéry: 650km
40km

2. 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.
1337meters
Gressoney: 3550meters
1350meters

3. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Ellmau
Garmisch-Classic
94% have it

4. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Ellmau
Garmisch-Classic
51% have it

5. 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.
Ellmau
Garmisch-Classic
88% have it

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.
70
Ellmau: 70
1

7. Has toboggan runs

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Ellmau
Garmisch-Classic
53% have it

8. 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.
Ellmau
Garmisch-Classic
37% have it

9. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
60.15$
Sansicario: 0$
52.11$

10. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
620meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters
700meters

11. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
1957meters
Claviere: 5774meters
2050meters

12. Winter olympics host

The resort has played host to the winter olympics. This means it is likely to have a range of professional slopes, other winter sports, and finally, good facilities and well developed transport links.
Ellmau
Garmisch-Classic
17% have it

13. Has camping facilities

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!
Ellmau
Garmisch-Classic
61% have it

14. Has an ice rink

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
Ellmau
Garmisch-Classic
61% have it

15. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
90
Champéry: 216
32

16. Is child friendly

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
Ellmau
Garmisch-Classic
85% have it

17. Has a bobsled track

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.
Ellmau
Garmisch-Classic
7% have it

18. Has snowmobile circuit

A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.
Ellmau
Garmisch-Classic
27% have it

19. Has a golf course

The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!
Ellmau
Garmisch-Classic
26% have it

20. months open yearly

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
4months
Samnaun: 10months
4months

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