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Saint Gervais
St Anton
Top 33%276 points
Top 33%
Top 51%201 points
Top 51%
Key facts and figures

Saint Gervais vs St Anton: 32 facts in comparison

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
219
Big Sky: 250
79

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.
Saint Gervais
St Anton
69% have it

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
445km
Champéry: 650km
276km

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.
1540meters
Gressoney: 3550meters
1350meters

5. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
27
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180
80

6. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Saint Gervais
St Anton
94% have it

7. 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.
Saint Gervais
St Anton
88% have it

8. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
50.41$
Sansicario: 0$
66.1$

9. Has toboggan runs

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Saint Gervais
St Anton
53% have it

10. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
15
Val di Fassa: 188
56

11. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
90km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km
95.3km

12. 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.
Saint Gervais
St Anton
38% have it

13. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Saint Gervais
St Anton
52% have it

14. 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.
80
Whistler Blackcomb: 110
36

15. 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.
34
Big Sky: 150
6

16. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Saint Gervais
St Anton
40% have it

17. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2350meters
Claviere: 5774meters
2450meters

18. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
810meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters
1304meters

19. chalets

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.
17
Big White: 269
8

20. trails (easy)

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Low difficulty trails (marked with a green circle) have a slope gradient between 6% and 25%. Resorts with a lot of low difficulty trails are ideal for beginners.
105
Champéry: 150
37

21. opening hours

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.
8hours
Sky Resort: 13hours
7hours

22. ski lifts (air)

Air lifts describe all off-ground types of ski lift, such as cable cars or chair lifts. These are better, particular for travelling long distances, as they can transport skiers faster and in larger quantities than surface lifts.
36
Champéry: 102
18

23. Has an ice rink

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
Saint Gervais
St Anton
62% have it

24. number of five star hotels

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
0
Park City Mountain: 9
1

25. Is child friendly

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
Saint Gervais
St Anton
86% have it

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