Four ValleysGarmisch-Classic
Top 21%321 points
Top 21%
Top 70%124 points
Top 70%
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Key facts and figures

Four Valleys vs Garmisch-Classic: 30 facts in comparison

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
205
Big Sky: 250
19

2. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
412km
Champéry: 650km
40km

3. 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.
Four Valleys
Garmisch-Classic
68% have it

4. 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.
2250meters
Gressoney: 3550meters
1350meters

5. Has a ski school

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

6. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Four Valleys
Garmisch-Classic
59% have it

7. Has toboggan runs

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

8. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
77$
Sansicario: 0$
52.11$

9. 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.
Four Valleys
Garmisch-Classic
37% have it

10. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
100inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches
120.6inches

11. trails (difficult)

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.
20
Big Sky: 150
3

12. trails (medium)

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.
106
Whistler Blackcomb: 110
9

13. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
69.3inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches
64.7inches

14. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1080meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters
700meters

15. 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.
Four Valleys
Garmisch-Classic
17% have it

16. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3330meters
Claviere: 5774meters
2050meters

17. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Four Valleys
Garmisch-Classic
40% have it

18. snowfall november

Average snowfall in the month of November.
14.9inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 85inches
24.4inches

19. Has an ice rink

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

20. 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!
Four Valleys
Garmisch-Classic
61% have it

21. Is child friendly

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

22. 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.
Four Valleys
Garmisch-Classic
27% have it

23. snowfall april

Average snowfall in the month of April.
104inches
Gstaad: 196inches
123.75inches

24. ski lifts total

The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
82
Champéry: 216
32

25. trails (easy)

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Low difficulty trails (marked with a green circle) have a slope gradient between 6% and 25%. Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners or people with low ability.
77
Champéry: 150
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