77points

Big Sky

58points

Brighton

Big Sky
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48 facts in comparison

Big Sky vs Brighton

Big Sky
Brighton

How does Big Sky compare to Brighton?

  • 184 more ski slopes
    ?

    250vs66
  • 19.1km bigger skiable area
    ?

    23.3kmvs4.2km
  • 568meters higher mountain height
    ?

    1330metersvs762meters
  • 33 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    45vs12
  • 39 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    65vs26
  • 1 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    1vs0
  • 1.1km longer ski run
    ?

    10kmvs8.9km
  • 124 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    150vs26

How does Brighton compare to Big Sky?

  • 209.7km closer to nearest airport
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    56.3kmvs266km
  • 100inches more seasonal snowfall
    ?

    500inchesvs400inches
  • 31$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    68$vs99$
  • 28 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    35vs7
  • 600$ cheaper season ticket price
    ?

    899$vs1499$
  • 9 more hiking trails
    ?

    17vs8
  • 365meters higher base elevation
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    2438metersvs2073meters
  • 12 more chalets
    ?

    31vs19

General info

1.mountain height

1330meters

762meters

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.
2.distance from airport

266km

56.3km

A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.
3.opening hours

7hours

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

3403meters

3200meters

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
Big Sky
Brighton
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.Is child friendly
Big Sky
Brighton
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

250

66

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

23.3km

4.2km

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

65

26

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
Big Sky
Brighton
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
Big Sky
Brighton
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
Big Sky
Brighton
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

45

12

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.restaurants on the slopes

1

0

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.
3.number of cinemas

1

0

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

2

0

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

8

17

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

1

0

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

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Big Sky
Brighton
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

7

35

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

19

31

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.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.
5.Hosts conferences
Big Sky
Brighton
The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
6.number of five star hotels

0

0

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Snowfall

1.seasonal snowfall

400inches

500inches

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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