47points

Les Gets

57points

Val Thorens

Les Gets
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Les Gets vs Val Thorens

Les Gets
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How does Les Gets compare to Val Thorens?

  • 5 more restaurants/bars
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    55vs50
  • 9 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
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    18vs9
  • 104.82$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    47.28$vs152.1$
  • 16 more ski lifts
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    48vs32
  • 7 more hostels and hotels
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    19vs12
  • 438.95$ cheaper season ticket price
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    765.9$vs1204.85$
  • 10 more hiking trails
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    14vs4
  • 2 more kindergartens
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    3vs1

How does Val Thorens compare to Les Gets?

  • 30km bigger skiable area
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    150kmvs120km
  • 1470meters higher mountain height
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    2300metersvs830meters
  • Allows off-piste skiing
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  • 37inches more snowfall (December)
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    85inchesvs48inches
  • 1218meters higher summit
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    3220metersvs2002meters
  • 30.5inches more snowfall (February)
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    130.5inchesvs100inches
  • 51inches more snowfall (March)
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    134.5inchesvs83.5inches
  • 25.9inches more snowfall (November)
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    25.9inchesvs0inches

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General info

1.mountain height

830meters

2300meters

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.
2.summit height above sealevel

2002meters

3220meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
Source: city's official website, 2021.
4.months open yearly

4months

5.5months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.
5.Is child friendly
Les Gets
Val Thorens
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
6.base elevation

1172meters

1850meters

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

Skiing

1.skiable area

120km

150km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
2.Allows off-piste skiing
Les Gets
Val Thorens
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.ski pass daily

47.28$

152.1$

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
4.Has a ski school
Les Gets
Val Thorens
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
5.Offers open cross-country skiing
Les Gets
Val Thorens
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.
The total number of ski lifts available at the resort (all types; tow lifts, surface lifts and air lifts).
7.season pass price

765.9$

1 204.85$

The season pass price gives you unlimited access to the resort for the entire ski season.
8.Has night skiing
Les Gets
Val Thorens
Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
9.Has toboggan runs
Les Gets
Val Thorens
Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.

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
Les Gets
Val Thorens
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
Hiking trails allow you to explore the mountain on foot and take in some of the breathtaking views from the mountain’s peak.
5.Has an ice rink
Les Gets
Val Thorens
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
6.Has a golf course
Les Gets
Val Thorens
The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!
7.Has snowmobile circuit
Les Gets
Val Thorens
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.

Facilities

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2021.
3.Has camping facilities
Les Gets
Val Thorens
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

48inches

85inches

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

100inches

130.5inches

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

83.5inches

134.5inches

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

0inches

25.9inches

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

70.2inches

92inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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