61points

St Anton

95points

Zermatt

St Anton
Zermatt
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37 facts in comparison

St Anton vs Zermatt

St Anton
Zermatt

How does St Anton compare to Zermatt?

  • 76km bigger skiable area
    ?

    276kmvs200km
  • 8 more ski trails (low difficulty)
    ?

    37vs29
  • 8.9$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    66.1$vs75$
  • 1.8inches more snowfall (February)
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    98.2inchesvs96.4inches
  • 417.4$ cheaper season ticket price
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    1 046.60$vs1464$
  • 23 more ski lifts
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    94vs71

How does Zermatt compare to St Anton?

  • 68 more ski slopes
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    147vs79
  • 15.3km closer to nearest airport
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    80kmvs95.3km
  • 2 more restaurants/bars
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    82vs80
  • 929meters higher mountain height
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    2279metersvs1350meters
  • 36 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    72vs36
  • Allows off-piste skiing
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  • Has a ski school
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  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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General info

1.distance from airport

95.3km

80km

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

1350meters

2279meters

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

7hours

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

2450meters

3899meters

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
St Anton
Zermatt
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.months open yearly

4.5months

4.5months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

79

147

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

276km

200km

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

36

72

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.Allows off-piste skiing
St Anton
Zermatt
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.
5.Offers open cross-country skiing
St Anton
Zermatt
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.
6.Has a ski school
St Anton
Zermatt
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

80

82

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.Has a spa
St Anton
Zermatt
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
3.Has a bobsled track
St Anton
Zermatt
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.
4.Has an ice rink
St Anton
Zermatt
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
5.Has ice climbing areas
St Anton
Zermatt
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
St Anton
Zermatt
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

147

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

1

4

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
St Anton
Zermatt
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

50.2inches

70.8inches

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

91.3inches

93.3inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
3.snowfall february

98.2inches

96.4inches

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

10.2inches

30.7inches

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

71inches

76.3inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.
6.snowfall april

86.5inches

92.8inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

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