73points

Gstaad

73points

Klosters

Gstaad
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39 facts in comparison

Gstaad vs Klosters

Gstaad
Klosters
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Gstaad
73
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Klosters

How does Gstaad compare to Klosters?

  • 226meters higher mountain height
    ?

    1950metersvs1724meters
  • 61.8inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    96.8inchesvs35inches
  • 116meters higher summit
    ?

    3000metersvs2884meters
  • 42$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    27$vs69$
  • 99.1inches more snowfall (February)
    ?

    164inchesvs64.9inches
  • 21 more ski trails (low difficulty)
    ?

    50vs29
  • 123.5inches more snowfall (March)
    ?

    184.6inchesvs61.1inches
  • 148.4inches more snowfall (April)
    ?

    196inchesvs47.6inches

How does Klosters compare to Gstaad?

  • 3 more ski slopes
    ?

    97vs94
  • 7km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    150kmvs157km
  • 21 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    52vs31
  • 65km bigger skiable area
    ?

    315kmvs250km
  • 4 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    39vs35
  • 11241 larger uphill capacity per hour
    ?

    64241vs53000
  • 0.5hours longer opening hours
    ?

    8hoursvs7.5hours
  • 5km longer ski run
    ?

    15kmvs10km

General info

1.distance from airport
?

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

157km

150km

2.mountain height
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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

1950meters

1724meters

3.opening hours
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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.

Best

Sky Resort

13hours

7.5hours

8hours

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

3000meters

2884meters

5.has smoking ban in public places
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Source: city's official website, 2020.

Gstaad
Klosters
6.base elevation
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The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

950meters

1200meters

Skiing

1.ski slopes
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The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

94

97

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

Best

Champéry

650km

250km

315km

3.trails (medium)
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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.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

110

35

39

4.ski lifts total capacity
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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.

Best

Val Gardena

115238

53000

64241

5.Allows off-piste skiing
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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.

Gstaad
Klosters
6.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Gstaad
Klosters

Leisure

1.restaurants
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More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

31

52

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

Gstaad
Klosters
3.Has ice climbing areas
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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.

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

Gstaad
Klosters

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels
?

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.

Best

Val di Fassa

188

22

90

2.Has camping facilities
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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!

Gstaad
Klosters
3.number of five star hotels
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Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

5

2

Snowfall

1.snowfall december
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Average snowfall in the month of December.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

96.8inches

35inches

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

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

164inches

64.9inches

3.snowfall march
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Average snowfall in the month of March.

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

184.6inches

61.1inches

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

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

2.7inches

4.7inches

5.snowfall april
?

Average snowfall in the month of April.

Best

Gstaad

196inches

196inches

47.6inches

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

Best

Engelberg

135inches

124inches

48.4inches

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