71points

La Clusaz

48points

Meribel

La Clusaz
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29 facts in comparison

La Clusaz vs Meribel

La Clusaz
Meribel
71
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La Clusaz
48
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Meribel

How does La Clusaz compare to Meribel?

  • 70km bigger skiable area
    ?

    220kmvs150km
  • 3 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    24vs21
  • Allows off-piste skiing
    ?
  • 6 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    16vs10
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
    ?
  • 31.91$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    44.57$vs76.48$
  • Has smoking ban in public places
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  • 9 more ski trails (low difficulty)
    ?

    53vs44

How does Meribel compare to La Clusaz?

  • 24 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    65vs41
  • 962meters higher mountain height
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    2462metersvs1500meters
  • 962meters higher summit
    ?

    3562metersvs2600meters
  • 2 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    9vs7
  • 0.2months more months open each year
    ?

    4.7monthsvs4.5months
  • 1 more snow parks
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has snowmobile circuit
    ?
  • Winter olympics host
    ?

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

1500meters

2462meters

2.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

2600meters

3562meters

3.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2020.

La Clusaz
Meribel
4.base elevation
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The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

1100meters

1100meters

5.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

La Clusaz
Meribel
6.Winter olympics host
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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.

La Clusaz
Meribel

Skiing

1.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

220km

150km

2.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

24

21

3.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.

La Clusaz
Meribel
4.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

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Meribel
5.Offers open cross-country skiing
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Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.

La Clusaz
Meribel
6.trails (difficult)
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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.

Best

Big Sky

150

7

9

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

41

65

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

16

10

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.

La Clusaz
Meribel
4.Has snowmobile circuit
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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.

La Clusaz
Meribel
5.Has a golf course
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The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

For example

Sun Valley

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Meribel
6.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

La Clusaz
Meribel

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.

La Clusaz
Meribel
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

25

22

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!

La Clusaz
Meribel

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