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Grindelwald

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Lauterbrunnen

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30 facts in comparison

Grindelwald vs Lauterbrunnen

Grindelwald
Lauterbrunnen

How does Grindelwald compare to Lauterbrunnen?

  • 40 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    60vs20
  • 32800 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    42000vs9200
  • 13.7km longer ski run
    ?

    15kmvs1.3km
  • 7$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    63$vs70$
  • 20 more hostels and hotels
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    40vs20
  • 15 more ski lifts
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    30vs15
  • 250meters higher base elevation
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    1050metersvs800meters
  • Has lake/s
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How does Lauterbrunnen compare to Grindelwald?

  • 25 more ski slopes
    ?

    80vs55
  • 101km bigger skiable area
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    213kmvs112km
  • 700meters higher mountain height
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    2171metersvs1471meters
  • 105.5km closer to nearest airport
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    46.5kmvs152km
  • 24 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    48vs24
  • 1 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    16vs15
  • 2 more ski trails (low difficulty)
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    18vs16
  • 466meters higher summit
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    2971metersvs2505meters

General info

1.mountain height

1471meters

2171meters

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.
2.distance from airport

152km

46.5km

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

2505meters

2971meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
4.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Grindelwald
Lauterbrunnen
Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Grindelwald
Lauterbrunnen
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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.base elevation

1050meters

800meters

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

Skiing

1.ski slopes

55

80

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

112km

213km

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

24

48

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.Allows off-piste skiing
Grindelwald
Lauterbrunnen
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.
5.ski lifts total capacity

42000

9200

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.
6.trails (difficult)

15

16

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.

Leisure

1.restaurants

60

20

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.Has a spa
Grindelwald
Lauterbrunnen
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
3.Has an ice rink
Grindelwald
Lauterbrunnen
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
4.Has ice climbing areas
Grindelwald
Lauterbrunnen
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

40

20

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

0

0

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
Grindelwald
Lauterbrunnen
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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