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Les Arcs
Klosters
Top 17%338 points
Top 17%
Top 18%334 points
Top 18%
Key facts and figures

Les Arcs vs Klosters: 42 facts in comparison

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
234
Big Sky: 250
97

2. Allows off-piste skiing

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.
Les Arcs
Klosters
69% have it

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
425km
Champéry: 650km
315km

4. mountain height

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.
2050meters
Gressoney: 3550meters
1724meters

5. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Les Arcs
Klosters
94% have it

6. 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.
Les Arcs
Klosters
39% have it

7. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
75
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180
52

8. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
16
Val di Fassa: 188
90

9. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Les Arcs
Klosters
52% have it

10. The resort has open cross country skiing

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.
Les Arcs
Klosters
88% have it

11. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Les Arcs
Klosters
59% have it

12. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
71.9$
Sansicario: 0$
69$

13. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
126km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km
150km

14. Has toboggan runs

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Les Arcs
Klosters
53% have it

15. restaurants on the slopes

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.
10
Ellmau: 70
50

16. Has ice climbing areas

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.
Les Arcs
Klosters
38% have it

17. trails (difficult)

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.
35
Big Sky: 150
29

18. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
1200meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters
1200meters

19. trails (medium)

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.
67
Whistler Blackcomb: 110
39

20. snowfall december

Average snowfall in the month of December.
128inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 135inches
35inches

21. snowfall march

Average snowfall in the month of March.
118inches
Engelberg: 186.3inches
61.1inches

22. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3250meters
Claviere: 5774meters
2884meters

23. snowfall november

Average snowfall in the month of November.
59inches
Whistler Blackcomb: 85inches
4.7inches

24. number of kindergartens

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2018.
6
Les Arcs: 6
2

25. season pass price

The season pass price gives you unlimited access to the resort for the entire ski season.
1342.56$
Arapahoe Basin: 9$
900$

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