72points

Klosters

95points

Zermatt

Klosters
Zermatt
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Klosters vs Zermatt

Klosters
Zermatt
72
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Klosters
95
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Zermatt

How does Klosters compare to Zermatt?

  • 115km bigger skiable area
    ?

    315kmvs200km
  • 10759 larger uphill capacity per hour
    ?

    64241vs53482
  • 2 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    29vs27
  • 6$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    69$vs75$
  • 564$ cheaper season ticket price
    ?

    900$vs1464$
  • 0.5months more months open each year
    ?

    5monthsvs4.5months
  • 1 more snow parks
    ?

    2vs1
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
    ?

How does Zermatt compare to Klosters?

  • 50 more ski slopes
    ?

    147vs97
  • 555meters higher mountain height
    ?

    2279metersvs1724meters
  • 30 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    82vs52
  • 70km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    80kmvs150km
  • 33 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    72vs39
  • 2 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    52vs50
  • 35.8inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    70.8inchesvs35inches
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
    ?

General info

1.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

2279meters

2.distance from airport
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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

80km

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

3899meters

5.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2020.

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

1200meters

1620meters

Skiing

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

Best

Big Sky

250

97

147

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

72

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

64241

53482

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

Best

Zermatt

25km

15km

25km

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

52

82

2.restaurants on the slopes
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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

52

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
Zermatt
4.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.

Klosters
Zermatt
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
Zermatt

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

90

147

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
Zermatt
4.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

2

4

Snowfall

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

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

35inches

70.8inches

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

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

64.9inches

96.4inches

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

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

61.1inches

93.3inches

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

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

85inches

4.7inches

30.7inches

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

Best

Engelberg

135inches

48.4inches

76.3inches

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

Best

Gstaad

196inches

47.6inches

92.8inches

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