WengenSaas-Fee
Top 43%232 points
Top 43%
Top 37%257 points
Top 37%
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Key facts and figures

Wengen vs Saas-Fee: 36 facts in comparison

1. ski slopes

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
53
Big Sky: 250
40

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.
Wengen
Saas-Fee
68% have it

3. skiable area

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
112km
Champéry: 650km
100km

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.
1046meters
Gressoney: 3550meters
1800meters

5. restaurants

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
28
Zell am See-Kaprun: 180
51

6. ski pass daily

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.
63$
Sansicario: 0$
70$

7. Has a ski school

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
Wengen
Saas-Fee
94% have it

8. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Wengen
Saas-Fee
59% have it

9. 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.
Wengen
Saas-Fee
88% have it

10. Has toboggan runs

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.
Wengen
Saas-Fee
53% have it

11. Has night skiing

Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.
Wengen
Saas-Fee
51% have it

12. distance from airport

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
65km
Smugglers Notch: 0.03km
227km

13. longest run

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
15km
Zermatt: 25km
15km

14. hotels and hostels

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
21
Val di Fassa: 188
56

15. 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.
Wengen
Saas-Fee
37% have it

16. ski lifts total capacity

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.
20200
Val Gardena: 115238
22690

17. base elevation

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
944meters
Arapahoe Basin: 3286meters
1800meters

18. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Wengen
Saas-Fee
40% have it

19. summit height above sealevel

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2320meters
Claviere: 5774meters
3600meters

20. 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.
26
Whistler Blackcomb: 110
10

21. 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.
11
Big Sky: 150
10

22. Has an ice rink

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
Wengen
Saas-Fee
61% have it

23. 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

24. Has camping facilities

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!
Wengen
Saas-Fee
61% have it

25. 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
8hours

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