Four ValleysGarmisch-Classic
Top 23%308 points
Top 23%
Top 68%127 points
Top 68%
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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. 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

3. skiable area

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

4. 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

5. 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

6. ski pass daily

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

7. 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

8. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Four Valleys
Garmisch-Classic
40% have it

9. trails (difficult)

High difficulty trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a challenge.
20
Big Sky: 150
3

10. Has a ski school

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

11. 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

12. 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

13. base elevation

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

14. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Four Valleys
Garmisch-Classic
59% have it

16. snowfall march

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

17. months open yearly

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
5months
Samnaun: 10months
4months

18. Has a spa

After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
Four Valleys
Garmisch-Classic
66% have it

19. 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

20. snowfall april

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

21. 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

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. 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

24. snowfall november

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

25. snowfall december

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

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