71points

La Clusaz

79points

Val d’Isère

La Clusaz
Val d’Isère
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La Clusaz vs Val d’Isère

La Clusaz
Val d’Isère
71
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La Clusaz
79
points
Val d’Isère

How does La Clusaz compare to Val d’Isère?

  • 73.8km closer to nearest airport
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    70.2kmvs144km
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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  • 0.5hours longer opening hours
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    7.5hoursvs7hours
  • 23.34$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    44.57$vs67.91$
  • 27.28inches more snowfall (February)
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    138.6inchesvs111.32inches
  • 7.4inches more snowfall (March)
    ?

    122inchesvs114.6inches
  • 10inches more snowfall (January)
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    114.7inchesvs104.7inches
  • 547.25$ cheaper season ticket price
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    958.93$vs1506.18$

How does Val d’Isère compare to La Clusaz?

  • 18 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    59vs41
  • 80km bigger skiable area
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    300kmvs220km
  • 406meters higher mountain height
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    1906metersvs1500meters
  • 16 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    40vs24
  • 2 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
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    18vs16
  • 0.6inches more snowfall (December)
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    74inchesvs73.4inches
  • 2 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    27vs25
  • 6km longer ski run
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    10kmvs4km

General info

1.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

70.2km

144km

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

1500meters

1906meters

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

7.5hours

7hours

4.has smoking ban in public places
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Source: city's official website, 2020.

La Clusaz
Val d’Isère
5.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

3456meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

1100meters

1550meters

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

300km

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

40

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
Val d’Isère
4.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

La Clusaz
Val d’Isère
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
Val d’Isère
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

29

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

59

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

18

3.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
Val d’Isère
4.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
Val d’Isère
5.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.

La Clusaz
Val d’Isère
6.Has a golf course
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The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

For example

Sun Valley

La Clusaz
Val d’Isère

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
Val d’Isère
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

27

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
Val d’Isère

Snowfall

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

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

73.4inches

74inches

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

Best

Engelberg

185.8inches

138.6inches

111.32inches

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

Best

Engelberg

186.3inches

122inches

114.6inches

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

Best

Engelberg

135inches

114.7inches

104.7inches

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

Best

Gstaad

196inches

91.5inches

124.15inches

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