49points

Le Grand Bornand

100points

Zermatt

Le Grand Bornand
Comparison winner
Zermatt
vs
vs

39 facts in comparison

Le Grand Bornand vs Zermatt

Le Grand Bornand
Zermatt

How does Le Grand Bornand compare to Zermatt?

  • 9.7km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    70.3kmvs80km
  • 31.15$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    43.85$vs75$
  • 717.89$ cheaper season ticket price
    ?

    746.11$vs1464$
  • 2inches more snowfall (February)
    ?

    98.4inchesvs96.4inches
  • 0.8inches more snowfall (January)
    ?

    77.1inchesvs76.3inches
  • Has a golf course
    ?

How does Zermatt compare to Le Grand Bornand?

  • 103 more ski slopes
    ?

    147vs44
  • 35 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    82vs47
  • 110km bigger skiable area
    ?

    200kmvs90km
  • 1179meters higher mountain height
    ?

    2279metersvs1100meters
  • 57 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    72vs15
  • 13782 larger uphill capacity per hour
    ?

    53482vs39700
  • 10 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    27vs17
  • 36 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    52vs16

User reviews

No reviews yet

Help our community by sharing your experience.

Write a review

General info

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
2.mountain height

1100meters

2279meters

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.
3.summit height above sealevel

2100meters

3899meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
4.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Le Grand Bornand
Zermatt
Source: city's official website, 2021.
5.months open yearly

4.2months

4.5months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
6.Is child friendly
Le Grand Bornand
Zermatt
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
7.base elevation

1000meters

1620meters

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

Skiing

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
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.
4.Allows off-piste skiing
Le Grand Bornand
Zermatt
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.
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.
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.
The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Low difficulty trails (marked with a green circle) have a slope gradient between 6% and 25%. Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners.
9.Has a ski school
Le Grand Bornand
Zermatt
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
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.
3.Has a spa
Le Grand Bornand
Zermatt
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
4.Has an ice rink
Le Grand Bornand
Zermatt
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
5.Has a bobsled track
Le Grand Bornand
Zermatt
This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
6.Has a golf course
Le Grand Bornand
Zermatt
The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!
7.Has ice climbing areas
Le Grand Bornand
Zermatt
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.

Facilities

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3.Has camping facilities
Le Grand Bornand
Zermatt
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!

Snowfall

1.snowfall december

42.5inches

70.8inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
2.snowfall november

0inches

30.7inches

Average snowfall in the month of November.
3.snowfall february

98.4inches

96.4inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.
4.snowfall march

92.1inches

93.3inches

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

77.1inches

76.3inches

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

55.1inches

92.8inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

Which are the best ski resorts?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.