51points

Saas-Fee

50points

Wengen

Saas-Fee
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Saas-Fee vs Wengen

Saas-Fee
Wengen

How does Saas-Fee compare to Wengen?

  • 754meters higher mountain height
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    1800metersvs1046meters
  • 23 more restaurants/bars
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    51vs28
  • 2490 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    22690vs20200
  • 4 more ski trails (low difficulty)
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    20vs16
  • 1280meters higher summit
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    3600metersvs2320meters
  • 35 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    56vs21
  • Has night skiing
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  • 856meters higher base elevation
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    1800metersvs944meters

How does Wengen compare to Saas-Fee?

  • 13 more ski slopes
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    53vs40
  • 12km bigger skiable area
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    112kmvs100km
  • 162km closer to nearest airport
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    65kmvs227km
  • 16 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    26vs10
  • 1 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    11vs10
  • 7$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    63$vs70$
  • 7 more ski lifts
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    34vs27
  • 5 more air lifts
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    15vs10

General info

1.distance from airport

227km

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

1800meters

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

3600meters

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
Saas-Fee
Wengen
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.Is child friendly
Saas-Fee
Wengen
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

40

53

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

100km

112km

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

10

26

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

20200

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
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.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
Saas-Fee
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.

Leisure

1.restaurants

51

28

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

1

1

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
3.number of museums

1

1

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of theaters

0

0

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

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

56

21

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2.number of kindergartens

4

2

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
3.number of five star hotels

1

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
Saas-Fee
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!

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