89points

Four Valleys

56points

Obereggen

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Four Valleys vs Obereggen

Four Valleys
Obereggen
Four Valleys
Obereggen

Why is Four Valleys better than Obereggen?

  • Has ice climbing areas
  • Has lake/s
  • Has snowmobile circuit
  • Has a golf course

Why is Obereggen better than Four Valleys?

  • The resort has open cross country skiing
  • 132km closer to nearest airport
    28kmvs160km
  • 37$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    40$vs77$
  • Has night skiing
  • 420meters higher base elevation
    1500metersvs1080meters
  • 1074$ cheaper season ticket price
    500$vs1574$

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General info

1.mountain height

2250meters

950meters

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

2.distance from airport

160km

28km

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

3.summit height above sealevel

3330meters

2500meters

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

4.base elevation

1080meters

1500meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

5.has smoking ban in public places
Four Valleys
Obereggen

Source: city's official website, 2018.

6.has lake/s
Four Valleys
Obereggen

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

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Skiing

1.ski slopes

205

86

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

2.Allows off-piste skiing
Four Valleys
Obereggen

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.

3.skiable area

412km

40km

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

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Champéry

650km

4.The resort has open cross country skiing
Four Valleys
Obereggen

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.

5.Has a ski school
Four Valleys
Obereggen

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

6.ski pass daily

77$

40$

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

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Sansicario

0$

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Leisure

1.Has ice climbing areas
Four Valleys
Obereggen

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.

2.Has an ice rink
Four Valleys
Obereggen

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

3.Has snowmobile circuit
Four Valleys
Obereggen

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.

4.Has a spa
Four Valleys
Obereggen

After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

5.Has a golf course
Four Valleys
Obereggen

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

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Facilities

1.Has camping facilities
Four Valleys
Obereggen

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!

2.number of five star hotels

5

0

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

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Park City Mountain

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