63points

Flaine

71points

La Clusaz

Flaine
La Clusaz
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Flaine vs La Clusaz

Flaine
La Clusaz
63
points
Flaine
71
points
La Clusaz

How does Flaine compare to La Clusaz?

  • 10km longer ski run
    ?

    14kmvs4km
  • 22inches more snowfall (March)
    ?

    144inchesvs122inches
  • 26.9inches more snowfall (February)
    ?

    165.5inchesvs138.6inches
  • 0.6inches more snowfall (January)
    ?

    115.3inchesvs114.7inches
  • 53.4inches more snowfall (April)
    ?

    144.9inchesvs91.5inches
  • 500meters higher base elevation
    ?

    1600metersvs1100meters
  • Has a golf course
    ?

How does La Clusaz compare to Flaine?

  • 22.7km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    70.2kmvs92.9km
  • 31 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    41vs10
  • 80km bigger skiable area
    ?

    220kmvs140km
  • 600meters higher mountain height
    ?

    1500metersvs900meters
  • 1 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    24vs23
  • 9 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    16vs7
  • 9.7inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    73.4inchesvs63.7inches
  • 100meters higher summit
    ?

    2600metersvs2500meters

General info

1.distance from airport
?

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

92.9km

70.2km

2.mountain height
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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

900meters

1500meters

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

2500meters

2600meters

4.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2020.

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La Clusaz
5.base elevation
?

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

1600meters

1100meters

6.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Flaine
La Clusaz

Skiing

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

Best

Champéry

650km

140km

220km

2.trails (medium)
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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.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

110

23

24

3.Allows off-piste skiing
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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.

Flaine
La Clusaz
4.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Flaine
La Clusaz
5.Offers open cross-country skiing
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Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.

Flaine
La Clusaz
6.trails (difficult)
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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.

Best

Big Sky

150

5

7

Leisure

1.restaurants
?

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

10

41

2.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.

Best

Ellmau

70

7

16

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

Flaine
La Clusaz
4.Has a golf course
?

The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

Flaine
La Clusaz
5.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

Flaine
La Clusaz

Facilities

1.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.

Flaine
La Clusaz
2.hotels and hostels
?

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

2

25

3.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!

Flaine
La Clusaz

Snowfall

1.snowfall december
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Average snowfall in the month of December.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

63.7inches

73.4inches

2.snowfall march
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Average snowfall in the month of March.

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

144inches

122inches

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

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

165.5inches

138.6inches

4.snowfall january
?

Average snowfall in the month of January.

Best

Engelberg

135inches

115.3inches

114.7inches

5.snowfall april
?

Average snowfall in the month of April.

Best

Gstaad

196inches

144.9inches

91.5inches

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