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Ellmau
Telluride
Top 54%188 points
Top 54%
Top 18%337 points
Top 18%
Key facts and figures

Ellmau vs Telluride: 38 facts in comparison

1. 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.
Ellmau
Telluride
69% have it

2. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
279km
Champéry: 650km
8.1km

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.
1337meters
Gressoney: 3550meters
1351meters

4. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
70
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180
11

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
Telluride
88% have it

6. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Ellmau
Telluride
94% have it

7. The resort is serviced by public transport

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
Ellmau
Telluride
39% have it

8. Has toboggan runs

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

9. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
60.15$
Sansicario: 0$
109$

10. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
11
Val di Fassa: 188
50

11. 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
4

12. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Ellmau
Telluride
59% have it

13. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Ellmau
Telluride
52% have it

14. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
87km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km
11.4km

15. 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
Telluride
38% have it

16. 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
Telluride
17% have it

17. Is pet-friendly

The resort is pet-friendly, so if you like you can bring your dog along if you need to.
Ellmau
Telluride
23% have it

18. 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
4010meters

19. Hosts conferences

The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
Ellmau
Telluride
30% have it

20. has lake/s

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

21. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
620meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters
2659meters

22. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 25
15

23. 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
18

24. number of five star hotels

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
1
Park City Mountain: 9
7

25. chalets

A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.
3
Big White: 269
6

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