63points

Aspen Snowmass

78points

Breckenridge

Aspen Snowmass
Breckenridge
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44 facts in comparison

Aspen Snowmass vs Breckenridge

Aspen Snowmass
Breckenridge
63
points
Aspen Snowmass
78
points
Breckenridge

How does Aspen Snowmass compare to Breckenridge?

  • 105.75km closer to nearest airport
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    11.75kmvs117.5km
  • 304meters higher mountain height
    ?

    1340metersvs1036meters
  • 0.5hours longer opening hours
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    7.5hoursvs7hours
  • 7 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    10vs3
  • 3 more cinemas
    ?

    4vs1
  • Has toboggan runs
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  • Has night skiing
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  • 2 more hiking trails
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    5vs3

How does Breckenridge compare to Aspen Snowmass?

  • 61 more ski slopes
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    155vs94
  • 53 more restaurants/bars
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    62vs9
  • 53inches more seasonal snowfall
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    353inchesvs300inches
  • 4 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    48vs44
  • 8383 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    42880vs34497
  • 0.8km longer ski run
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    5.6kmvs4.8km
  • 41 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    85vs44
  • 16 more ski trails (low difficulty)
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    22vs6

General info

1.distance from airport

11.75km

117.5km

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

1340meters

1036meters

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

7.5hours

7hours

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

3813meters

3962meters

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
Aspen Snowmass
Breckenridge
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.months open yearly

6months

5months

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

Skiing

1.ski slopes

94

155

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

44

48

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.ski lifts total capacity

34497

42880

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.
4.Allows off-piste skiing
Aspen Snowmass
Breckenridge
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.longest run

4.8km

5.6km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
6.Has a ski school
Aspen Snowmass
Breckenridge
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

9

62

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

1

3

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
3.number of cinemas

4

1

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.hiking trails

5

3

Hiking trails allow you to explore the mountain on foot and take in some of the breathtaking views from the mountain’s peak.
5.number of theaters

12

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.Has a spa
Aspen Snowmass
Breckenridge
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Aspen Snowmass
Breckenridge
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

10

3

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

1

1

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
4.Hosts conferences
Aspen Snowmass
Breckenridge
The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
5.number of five star hotels

3

0

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
Aspen Snowmass
Breckenridge
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

300inches

353inches

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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