39points

Grimentz

51points

Saas-Fee

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Saas-Fee
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35 facts in comparison

Grimentz vs Saas-Fee

Grimentz
Saas-Fee

How does Grimentz compare to Saas-Fee?

  • 17km closer to nearest airport
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    210kmvs227km
  • 1 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    11vs10
  • 21$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    49$vs70$
  • 200$ cheaper season ticket price
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    790$vs990$

How does Saas-Fee compare to Grimentz?

  • 19 more ski slopes
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    40vs21
  • 55km bigger skiable area
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    100kmvs45km
  • 37 more restaurants/bars
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    51vs14
  • 470meters higher mountain height
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    1800metersvs1330meters
  • 11690 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    22690vs11000
  • 8.1km longer ski run
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    15kmvs6.9km
  • 0.5hours longer opening hours
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    8hoursvs7.5hours
  • 5 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    10vs5

General info

1.distance from airport

210km

227km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
2.mountain height

1330meters

1800meters

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.
3.opening hours

7.5hours

8hours

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.
4.summit height above sealevel

2900meters

3600meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Grimentz
Saas-Fee
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.Is child friendly
Grimentz
Saas-Fee
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

21

40

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

45km

100km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

11

10

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.
4.ski lifts total capacity

11000

22690

This is the amount of people that can be transported by ski lifts etc. per hour. A bigger uphill capacity can indicate less waiting time, although it will be affected by how busy the resort is.
5.Allows off-piste skiing
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Saas-Fee
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.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
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Saas-Fee
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.

Leisure

1.restaurants

14

51

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.number of cinemas

0

1

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
3.number of theaters

0

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.Has a spa
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Saas-Fee
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
5.Has an ice rink
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Saas-Fee
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
6.Has ice climbing areas
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Saas-Fee
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.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

6

56

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2.number of five star hotels

0

1

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
3.Has camping facilities
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Saas-Fee
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!

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