79points

Saint Gervais

59points

St Anton

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Saint Gervais vs St Anton

Saint Gervais
St Anton
Saint Gervais
St Anton

Why is Saint Gervais better than St Anton?

  • Allows off-piste skiing
  • Has a ski school
  • 5.3km closer to nearest airport
    90kmvs95.3km
  • 15.69$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    50.41$vs66.1$
  • Has night skiing
  • Has camping facilities

Why is St Anton better than Saint Gervais?

  • 53 more restaurants/bars
    80vs27
  • 41 more hostels and hotels
    56vs15
  • 494meters higher base elevation
    1304metersvs810meters
  • 100meters higher summit
    2450metersvs2350meters
  • 1 more five star hotels
    1vs0
  • 0.5months more months open each year
    4.5monthsvs4months

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General info

1.mountain height

1540meters

1350meters

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.

Best

Gressoney

3550meters

2.distance from airport

90km

95.3km

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

Best

Smugglers Notch

0.03km

3.base elevation

810meters

1304meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

4.summit height above sealevel

2350meters

2450meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.

Best

Claviere

5774meters

5.has lake/s
Saint Gervais
St Anton

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

For example

Alyeska

6.Is child friendly
Saint Gervais
St Anton

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

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Skiing

1.ski slopes

219

79

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

2.Allows off-piste skiing
Saint Gervais
St Anton

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.skiable area

445km

276km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

Best

Champéry

650km

4.Has a ski school
Saint Gervais
St Anton

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

5.The resort has open cross country skiing
Saint Gervais
St Anton

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.

6.ski pass daily

50.41$

66.1$

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

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Sansicario

0$

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Leisure

1.restaurants

27

80

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

2.Has ice climbing areas
Saint Gervais
St Anton

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.

For example

Alyeska

3.Has an ice rink
Saint Gervais
St Anton

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

4.Has a bobsled track
Saint Gervais
St Anton

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.

For example

Kirkwood

5.Has a golf course
Saint Gervais
St Anton

The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

For example

Sun Valley

6.Has a spa
Saint Gervais
St Anton

After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

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Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

15

56

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

2.Has camping facilities
Saint Gervais
St Anton

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!

3.chalets

17

8

A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.

Best

Big White

269

4.number of five star hotels

0

1

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

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