vs
Garmisch-Classic
Klosters
Top 70%125 points
Top 70%
Top 19%334 points
Top 19%
Key facts and figures

Garmisch-Classic vs Klosters: 32 facts in comparison

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
19
Big Sky: 250
97

2. 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.
Garmisch-Classic
Klosters
69% have it

3. 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.
1350meters
Gressoney: 3550meters
1724meters

4. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
40km
Champéry: 650km
315km

5. The resort has open cross country skiing

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.
Garmisch-Classic
Klosters
88% have it

6. Has a ski school

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

7. Has toboggan runs

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

8. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Garmisch-Classic
Klosters
52% have it

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.
Garmisch-Classic
Klosters
38% have it

10. has smoking ban in public places

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

11. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
52.11$
Sansicario: 0$
69$

12. restaurants on the slopes

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.
1
Ellmau: 70
50

13. 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.
9
Whistler Blackcomb: 110
39

14. 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.
3
Big Sky: 150
29

15. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
120.6inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches
61.1inches

16. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
64.7inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches
35inches

17. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
700meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters
1200meters

18. 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.
Garmisch-Classic
Klosters
17% have it

19. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2050meters
Claviere: 5774meters
2884meters

20. snowfall april

Average snowfall in the month of April.
123.75inches
Gstaad: 196inches
47.6inches

21. opening hours

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.
8.5hours
Sky Resort: 13hours
8hours

22. snowfall january

Average snowfall in the month of January.
92.9inches
Engelberg: 135inches
48.4inches

23. Is child friendly

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
Garmisch-Classic
Klosters
86% have it

24. snowfall november

Average snowfall in the month of November.
24.4inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 85inches
4.7inches

25. possibility of drinking alcohol in public places

In general, cities with possibility of drinking alcohol in public places have more thriving nightlife. It's easier to organize parties in public places. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Garmisch-Classic
Klosters
19% have it

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