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Klosters
Les Arcs
Top 19%334 points
Top 19%
Top 17%339 points
Top 17%
Key facts and figures

Klosters vs Les Arcs: 42 facts in comparison

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
97
Big Sky: 250
234

2. Allows off-piste skiing

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.
Klosters
Les Arcs
69% have it

3. mountain height

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.
1724meters
Gressoney: 3550meters
2050meters

4. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
315km
Champéry: 650km
425km

5. The resort is serviced by public transport

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
Klosters
Les Arcs
39% have it

6. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
52
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180
75

7. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Klosters
Les Arcs
94% have it

8. The resort has open cross country skiing

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.
Klosters
Les Arcs
88% have it

9. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
69$
Sansicario: 0$
71.9$

10. Has ice climbing areas

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.
Klosters
Les Arcs
38% have it

11. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Klosters
Les Arcs
59% have it

12. restaurants on the slopes

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.
50
Ellmau: 70
10

13. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
90
Val di Fassa: 188
16

14. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
150km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km
126km

15. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Klosters
Les Arcs
52% have it

16. Has toboggan runs

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Klosters
Les Arcs
53% have it

17. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2884meters
Claviere: 5774meters
3250meters

18. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1200meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters
1200meters

19. trails (difficult)

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.
29
Big Sky: 150
35

20. trails (medium)

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.
39
Whistler Blackcomb: 110
67

21. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
35inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches
128inches

22. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
61.1inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches
118inches

23. Is child friendly

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
Klosters
Les Arcs
86% have it

24. number of kindergartens

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2018.
2
Les Arcs: 6
6

25. number of museums

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
0
Banff Mount Norquay: 25
0

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