51points

Saas-Fee

75points

Verbier

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Verbier
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34 facts in comparison

Saas-Fee vs Verbier

Saas-Fee
Verbier

How does Saas-Fee compare to Verbier?

  • 5km longer ski run
    ?

    15kmvs10km
  • 300meters higher summit
    ?

    3600metersvs3300meters
  • 355$ cheaper season ticket price
    ?

    990$vs1345$
  • 33 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    56vs23
  • Has night skiing
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  • 300meters higher base elevation
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    1800metersvs1500meters
  • 1 more snow parks
    ?

    2vs1

How does Verbier compare to Saas-Fee?

  • 60 more ski slopes
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    100vs40
  • 100km bigger skiable area
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    200kmvs100km
  • 19 more restaurants/bars
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    70vs51
  • 30meters higher mountain height
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    1830metersvs1800meters
  • 67km closer to nearest airport
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    160kmvs227km
  • 45 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    55vs10
  • 23190 larger uphill capacity per hour
    ?

    45880vs22690
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
    ?

General info

1.mountain height

1800meters

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.
2.distance from airport

227km

160km

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

3600meters

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
Saas-Fee
Verbier
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.base elevation

1800meters

1500meters

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

Skiing

1.ski slopes

40

100

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

100km

200km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

10

55

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.ski lifts total capacity

22690

45880

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.
5.Allows off-piste skiing
Saas-Fee
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.
6.trails (difficult)

10

10

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.

Leisure

1.restaurants

51

70

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.number of theaters

0

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
3.Has a spa
Saas-Fee
Verbier
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
4.Has an ice rink
Saas-Fee
Verbier
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
5.Has ice climbing areas
Saas-Fee
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
Saas-Fee
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

56

23

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3.number of five star hotels

1

3

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
Saas-Fee
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!

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