55points

Flims Laax Falera

100points

Zermatt

Flims Laax Falera
Zermatt
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39 facts in comparison

Flims Laax Falera vs Zermatt

Flims Laax Falera
Zermatt
55
points
Flims Laax Falera
100
points
Zermatt

How does Flims Laax Falera compare to Zermatt?

  • 20km bigger skiable area
    ?

    220kmvs200km
  • 7$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    68$vs75$
  • 20.4inches more snowfall (March)
    ?

    113.7inchesvs93.3inches
  • 20.1inches more snowfall (February)
    ?

    116.5inchesvs96.4inches
  • 13inches more snowfall (January)
    ?

    89.3inchesvs76.3inches
  • 0.5months more months open each year
    ?

    5monthsvs4.5months
  • 2 more snow parks
    ?

    3vs1
  • Has lake/s
    ?

How does Zermatt compare to Flims Laax Falera?

  • 83 more ski slopes
    ?

    147vs64
  • Allows off-piste skiing
    ?
  • 60km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    80kmvs140km
  • 361meters higher mountain height
    ?

    2279metersvs1918meters
  • 47 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    82vs35
  • 35 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    52vs17
  • 52 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    72vs20
  • 14 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    27vs13

General info

1.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.

Best

Gressoney

3550meters

1918meters

2279meters

2.distance from airport
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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

140km

80km

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

3018meters

3899meters

4.opening hours
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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.

Best

Sky Resort

13hours

8hours

8hours

5.has smoking ban in public places
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Source: city's official website, 2019.

Flims Laax Falera
Zermatt
6.base elevation
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The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

1100meters

1620meters

Skiing

1.ski slopes
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The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

64

147

2.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

220km

200km

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.

Flims Laax Falera
Zermatt
4.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

20

72

5.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

13

27

6.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.

Flims Laax Falera
Zermatt

Leisure

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

35

82

2.restaurants on the slopes
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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

17

52

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.

Flims Laax Falera
Zermatt
4.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.

Flims Laax Falera
Zermatt
5.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

Flims Laax Falera
Zermatt

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
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The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.

Flims Laax Falera
Zermatt
2.hotels and hostels
?

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

11

147

3.Has camping facilities
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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!

Flims Laax Falera
Zermatt
4.number of five star hotels
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Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

0

4

Snowfall

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

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

54.3inches

70.8inches

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

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

0inches

30.7inches

3.snowfall april
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Average snowfall in the month of April.

Best

Gstaad

196inches

50.3inches

92.8inches

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

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

113.7inches

93.3inches

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

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

116.5inches

96.4inches

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

Best

Engelberg

135inches

89.3inches

76.3inches

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