76points

Lech

75points

Verbier

Lech
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36 facts in comparison

Lech vs Verbier

Lech
Verbier

How does Lech compare to Verbier?

  • 140km bigger skiable area
    ?

    340kmvs200km
  • 45km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    115kmvs160km
  • 12km longer ski run
    ?

    22kmvs10km
  • 6.45inches more snowfall (February)
    ?

    116.25inchesvs109.8inches
  • 50 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    73vs23
  • 353.85$ cheaper season ticket price
    ?

    991.15$vs1345$
  • 55 more ski lifts
    ?

    94vs39
  • 3 more snow parks
    ?

    4vs1

How does Verbier compare to Lech?

  • 7 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    70vs63
  • 830meters higher mountain height
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    1830metersvs1000meters
  • 16.8inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    69.3inchesvs52.5inches
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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  • 3.79$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    55$vs58.79$
  • 850meters higher summit
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    3300metersvs2450meters
  • 2.8inches more snowfall (March)
    ?

    100inchesvs97.2inches
  • 14.9inches more snowfall (November)
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    14.9inchesvs0inches

General info

1.distance from airport

115km

160km

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

1000meters

1830meters

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.opening hours

8hours

8hours

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.
4.summit height above sealevel

2450meters

3300meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
5.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Lech
Verbier
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.base elevation

1450meters

1500meters

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

Skiing

1.skiable area

340km

200km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
2.Allows off-piste skiing
Lech
Verbier
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.
3.longest run

22km

10km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
4.Offers open cross-country skiing
Lech
Verbier
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.
5.Has a ski school
Lech
Verbier
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
6.ski pass daily

58.79$

55$

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

Leisure

1.restaurants

63

70

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.Has a spa
Lech
Verbier
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
3.Has an ice rink
Lech
Verbier
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
4.Has a bobsled track
Lech
Verbier
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.
5.Has ice climbing areas
Lech
Verbier
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

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Lech
Verbier
The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
2.hotels and hostels

73

23

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3.Hosts conferences
Lech
Verbier
The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
4.number of five star hotels

6

3

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
5.Has camping facilities
Lech
Verbier
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

52.5inches

69.3inches

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

116.25inches

109.8inches

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

97.2inches

100inches

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

0inches

14.9inches

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

77.4inches

104inches

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

85.7inches

88.5inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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