68points

Beaver Creek

62points

Park City Mountain

Beaver Creek
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42 facts in comparison

Beaver Creek vs Park City Mountain

Beaver Creek
Park City Mountain

How does Beaver Creek compare to Park City Mountain?

  • 36 more ski slopes
    ?

    150vs114
  • 20 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    31vs11
  • 6 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    65vs59
  • 3220 larger uphill capacity per hour
    ?

    34220vs31000
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
    ?
  • 0.5hours longer opening hours
    ?

    7.5hoursvs7hours
  • 22 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    57vs35
  • 8 more ski trails (low difficulty)
    ?

    28vs20

How does Park City Mountain compare to Beaver Creek?

  • 139.8km closer to nearest airport
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    37.2kmvs177km
  • 40inches more seasonal snowfall
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    365inchesvs325inches
  • 1.2km longer ski run
    ?

    5.6kmvs4.4km
  • 64 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    66vs2
  • Has toboggan runs
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  • 4 more museums
    ?

    5vs1
  • 3 more hiking trails
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    5vs2
  • 70 more chalets
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    72vs2

General info

1.distance from airport

177km

37.2km

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

3488meters

3048meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
4.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Beaver Creek
Park City Mountain
Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.Is child friendly
Beaver Creek
Park City Mountain
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
6.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Beaver Creek
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.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

150

114

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

65

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.ski lifts total capacity

34220

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.
4.Allows off-piste skiing
Beaver Creek
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.
5.Offers open cross-country skiing
Beaver Creek
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
Beaver Creek
Park City Mountain
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

31

11

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

1

1

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

1

5

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

2

5

Hiking trails allow you to explore the mountain on foot and take in some of the breathtaking views from the mountain’s peak.
5.Has a spa
Beaver Creek
Park City Mountain
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
6.Has a bobsled track
Beaver Creek
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.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Beaver Creek
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

2

66

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

2

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
Beaver Creek
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
Beaver Creek
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

325inches

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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