77points

Alta

62points

Park City Mountain

Alta
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39 facts in comparison

Alta vs Park City Mountain

Alta
Park City Mountain

How does Alta compare to Park City Mountain?

  • 2 more ski slopes
    ?

    116vs114
  • 1 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    12vs11
  • 149inches more seasonal snowfall
    ?

    514inchesvs365inches
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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  • 6 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    41vs35
  • 9 more ski trails (low difficulty)
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    29vs20
  • 196$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    79$vs275$
  • 168meters higher summit
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    3216metersvs3048meters

How does Park City Mountain compare to Alta?

  • 15.9km closer to nearest airport
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    37.2kmvs53.1km
  • 13 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    59vs46
  • 20250 larger uphill capacity per hour
    ?

    31000vs10750
  • 5 more museums
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    5vs0
  • 61 more hostels and hotels
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    66vs5
  • 9 more air lifts
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    16vs7
  • Has night skiing
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  • 7 more ski lifts
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    19vs12

General info

1.distance from airport

53.1km

37.2km

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

3216meters

3048meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
3.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Alta
Park City Mountain
Source: city's official website, 2020.
4.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Alta
Park City Mountain
In general, cities with possibility of drinking alcohol in public places have more thriving nightlife. It's easier to organize parties in public places. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.base elevation

2600meters

2103meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
6.Is child friendly
Alta
Park City Mountain
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

116

114

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.trails (medium)

46

59

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.
3.Allows off-piste skiing
Alta
Park City Mountain
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.
4.ski lifts total capacity

10750

31000

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.Offers open cross-country skiing
Alta
Park City Mountain
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
Alta
Park City Mountain
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

12

11

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

0

5

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
3.Has a spa
Alta
Park City Mountain
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
4.Has an ice rink
Alta
Park City Mountain
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
5.Has a bobsled track
Alta
Park City Mountain
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.
6.Has snowmobile circuit
Alta
Park City Mountain
A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Alta
Park City Mountain
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

5

66

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

23

72

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.
4.Hosts conferences
Alta
Park City Mountain
The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
5.number of five star hotels

0

9

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
6.Has camping facilities
Alta
Park City Mountain
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.seasonal snowfall

514inches

365inches

The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.

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