83points

Keystone

82points

Klosters

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Keystone vs Klosters

Keystone
Klosters
Keystone
Klosters

Why is Keystone better than Klosters?

  • 1.8km closer to nearest airport
    148.2kmvs150km
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
  • Winter olympics host
  • Hosts conferences
  • Is pet-friendly
  • Has lake/s
  • 171$ cheaper season ticket price
    729$vs900$
  • Has snowmobile circuit

Why is Klosters better than Keystone?

  • 771meters higher mountain height
    1724metersvs953meters
  • 21 more restaurants/bars
    52vs31
  • 89 more hostels and hotels
    90vs1
  • 47 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    50vs3
  • 9.4km longer ski run
    15kmvs5.6km
  • 32066 larger uphill capacity per hour
    64241vs32175
  • 1 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    39vs38
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places

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General info

1.mountain height

953meters

1724meters

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

2.distance from airport

148.2km

150km

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

3.base elevation

2829meters

1200meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

4.summit height above sealevel

3782meters

2884meters

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

5.Winter olympics host
Keystone
Klosters

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.

6.has lake/s
Keystone
Klosters

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

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Skiing

1.ski slopes

131

97

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

2.Allows off-piste skiing
Keystone
Klosters

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.

3.Has a ski school
Keystone
Klosters

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

4.The resort has open cross country skiing
Keystone
Klosters

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.

5.longest run

5.6km

15km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

Best

Zermatt

25km

6.Has toboggan runs
Keystone
Klosters

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.

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Leisure

1.restaurants

31

52

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

2.Has ice climbing areas
Keystone
Klosters

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.

3.restaurants on the slopes

3

50

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.

Best

Ellmau

70

4.Has an ice rink
Keystone
Klosters

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

5.Has snowmobile circuit
Keystone
Klosters

A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.

6.Has a bobsled track
Keystone
Klosters

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.

For example

Kirkwood

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Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Keystone
Klosters

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.

2.hotels and hostels

1

90

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

3.Hosts conferences
Keystone
Klosters

The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.

4.Has camping facilities
Keystone
Klosters

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!

5.number of kindergartens

3

2

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2018.

Best

Les Arcs

6

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