76points

Lech

50points

Wengen

Lech
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34 facts in comparison

Lech vs Wengen

Lech
Wengen

How does Lech compare to Wengen?

  • 228km bigger skiable area
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    340kmvs112km
  • 35 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    63vs28
  • 7km longer ski run
    ?

    22kmvs15km
  • 15.9inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    52.5inchesvs36.6inches
  • 42.5inches more snowfall (March)
    ?

    97.2inchesvs54.7inches
  • 50.15inches more snowfall (February)
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    116.25inchesvs66.1inches
  • 4.21$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    58.79$vs63$
  • 130meters higher summit
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    2450metersvs2320meters

How does Wengen compare to Lech?

  • 50km closer to nearest airport
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    65kmvs115km
  • 46meters higher mountain height
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    1046metersvs1000meters
  • Has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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  • 0.25months more months open each year
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    5monthsvs4.75months
  • Has a spa
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  • Has ice climbing areas
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  • Has camping facilities
    ?

General info

1.distance from airport

115km

65km

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

1046meters

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

2320meters

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
Wengen
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.base elevation

1450meters

944meters

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

Skiing

1.skiable area

340km

112km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
2.Allows off-piste skiing
Lech
Wengen
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.Has a ski school
Lech
Wengen
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
4.Offers open cross-country skiing
Lech
Wengen
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.longest run

22km

15km

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

58.79$

63$

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

Leisure

1.restaurants

63

28

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

73

21

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

6

0

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

36.6inches

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

97.2inches

54.7inches

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

116.25inches

66.1inches

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

0inches

0inches

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

85.7inches

46.8inches

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

77.4inches

28.3inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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