60points

Flims Laax Falera

57points

Grindelwald

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38 facts in comparison

Flims Laax Falera vs Grindelwald

Flims Laax Falera
Grindelwald

How does Flims Laax Falera compare to Grindelwald?

  • 9 more ski slopes
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    64vs55
  • 108km bigger skiable area
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    220kmvs112km
  • 12km closer to nearest airport
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    140kmvs152km
  • 447meters higher mountain height
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    1918metersvs1471meters
  • 2km longer ski run
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    17kmvs15km
  • 5.1inches more snowfall (December)
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    54.3inchesvs49.2inches
  • 9 more ski trails (low difficulty)
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    25vs16
  • 513meters higher summit
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    3018metersvs2505meters

How does Grindelwald compare to Flims Laax Falera?

  • 25 more restaurants/bars
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    60vs35
  • 4 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    24vs20
  • 2000 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    42000vs40000
  • 2 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    15vs13
  • Allows off-piste skiing
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  • 5$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    63$vs68$
  • 3 more ski lifts
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    30vs27
  • 29 more hostels and hotels
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    40vs11

General info

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

1918meters

1471meters

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.
3.summit height above sealevel

3018meters

2505meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
4.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Flims Laax Falera
Grindelwald
Source: city's official website, 2021.
5.months open yearly

5months

5months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
6.Is child friendly
Flims Laax Falera
Grindelwald
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
7.base elevation

1100meters

1050meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
8.has lake/s
Flims Laax Falera
Grindelwald
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Skiing

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

220km

112km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
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.
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.
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.
6.Allows off-piste skiing
Flims Laax Falera
Grindelwald
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.
7.Offers open cross-country skiing
Flims Laax Falera
Grindelwald
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.
8.Has a ski school
Flims Laax Falera
Grindelwald
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

Leisure

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
3.Has a spa
Flims Laax Falera
Grindelwald
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
4.Has an ice rink
Flims Laax Falera
Grindelwald
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
5.Has ice climbing areas
Flims Laax Falera
Grindelwald
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.

Facilities

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2021.
Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
4.Has camping facilities
Flims Laax Falera
Grindelwald
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!

Snowfall

1.snowfall december

54.3inches

49.2inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
2.snowfall november

0inches

0inches

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

116.5inches

91.3inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.
4.snowfall march

113.7inches

80.7inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
5.snowfall january

89.3inches

62.5inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.
6.snowfall april

50.3inches

33.4inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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