73points

Klosters

76points

Verbier

Klosters
Verbier
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41 facts in comparison

Klosters vs Verbier

Klosters
Verbier
73
points
Klosters
76
points
Verbier

How does Klosters compare to Verbier?

  • 10km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    150kmvs160km
  • 115km bigger skiable area
    ?

    315kmvs200km
  • 18361 larger uphill capacity per hour
    ?

    64241vs45880
  • 28 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    50vs22
  • 19 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    29vs10
  • 5km longer ski run
    ?

    15kmvs10km
  • 67 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    90vs23
  • 445$ cheaper season ticket price
    ?

    900$vs1345$

How does Verbier compare to Klosters?

  • 3 more ski slopes
    ?

    100vs97
  • 106meters higher mountain height
    ?

    1830metersvs1724meters
  • 18 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    70vs52
  • 16 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    55vs39
  • 34.3inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    69.3inchesvs35inches
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
    ?
  • 416meters higher summit
    ?

    3300metersvs2884meters
  • 10.2inches more snowfall (November)
    ?

    14.9inchesvs4.7inches

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

150km

160km

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

1724meters

1830meters

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

8hours

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

2884meters

3300meters

5.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2020.

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

1200meters

1500meters

Skiing

1.ski slopes
?

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

97

100

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

315km

200km

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

39

55

4.ski lifts total capacity
?

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

64241

45880

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.

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

Klosters
Verbier

Leisure

1.restaurants
?

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

52

70

2.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.

Best

Ellmau

70

50

22

3.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.

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

Klosters
Verbier

Facilities

1.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
Verbier
2.hotels and hostels
?

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

90

23

3.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!

Klosters
Verbier
4.number of five star hotels
?

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

2

3

Snowfall

1.snowfall december
?

Average snowfall in the month of December.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

35inches

69.3inches

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

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

64.9inches

109.8inches

3.snowfall march
?

Average snowfall in the month of March.

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

61.1inches

100inches

4.snowfall november
?

Average snowfall in the month of November.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

4.7inches

14.9inches

5.snowfall april
?

Average snowfall in the month of April.

Best

Gstaad

196inches

47.6inches

104inches

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

Best

Engelberg

135inches

48.4inches

88.5inches

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