57points

Grindelwald

45points

Lenzerheide

Grindelwald
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39 facts in comparison

Grindelwald vs Lenzerheide

Grindelwald
Lenzerheide

How does Grindelwald compare to Lenzerheide?

  • 27 more ski slopes
    ?

    55vs28
  • 31 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    60vs29
  • 101meters higher mountain height
    ?

    1471metersvs1370meters
  • 7 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    24vs17
  • 40740 larger uphill capacity per hour
    ?

    42000vs1260
  • 5 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    15vs10
  • 10km longer ski run
    ?

    15kmvs5km
  • 25.2inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    49.2inchesvs24inches

How does Lenzerheide compare to Grindelwald?

  • 113km bigger skiable area
    ?

    225kmvs112km
  • 3km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    149kmvs152km
  • 15 more ski trails (low difficulty)
    ?

    31vs16
  • 3.1inches more snowfall (November)
    ?

    3.1inchesvs0inches
  • 365meters higher summit
    ?

    2870metersvs2505meters
  • 12 more ski lifts
    ?

    42vs30
  • 450meters higher base elevation
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    1500metersvs1050meters
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
    ?

General info

1.mountain height

1471meters

1370meters

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

149km

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

2870meters

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
Lenzerheide
Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.base elevation

1050meters

1500meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
6.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Grindelwald
Lenzerheide
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.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

55

28

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

112km

225km

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

24

17

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

42000

1260

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
Grindelwald
Lenzerheide
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
Grindelwald
Lenzerheide
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

60

29

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.Has a spa
Grindelwald
Lenzerheide
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
3.Has an ice rink
Grindelwald
Lenzerheide
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
4.Has a bobsled track
Grindelwald
Lenzerheide
This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
5.Has ice climbing areas
Grindelwald
Lenzerheide
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

19

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
Lenzerheide
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!

Snowfall

1.snowfall december

49.2inches

24inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
2.snowfall february

91.3inches

46.8inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.
3.snowfall november

0inches

3.1inches

Average snowfall in the month of November.
4.snowfall march

80.7inches

44inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
5.snowfall january

62.5inches

33.4inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.
6.snowfall april

33.4inches

7.4inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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