77points

Big Sky

62points

Park City Mountain

Big Sky
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43 facts in comparison

Big Sky vs Park City Mountain

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Park City Mountain

How does Big Sky compare to Park City Mountain?

  • 136 more ski slopes
    ?

    250vs114
  • 34 more restaurants/bars
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    45vs11
  • 35inches more seasonal snowfall
    ?

    400inchesvs365inches
  • 6 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    65vs59
  • 4.4km longer ski run
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    10kmvs5.6km
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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  • 115 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    150vs35
  • 15 more ski trails (low difficulty)
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    35vs20

How does Park City Mountain compare to Big Sky?

  • 228.8km closer to nearest airport
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    37.2kmvs266km
  • 2000 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    31000vs29000
  • 59 more hostels and hotels
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    66vs7
  • 3 more museums
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    5vs2
  • 30meters higher base elevation
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    2103metersvs2073meters
  • 53 more chalets
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    72vs19
  • 9 more five star hotels
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    9vs0

General info

1.distance from airport

266km

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

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.
3.summit height above sealevel

3403meters

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
Big Sky
Park City Mountain
Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.base elevation

2073meters

2103meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
6.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Big Sky
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

250

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.Allows off-piste skiing
Big Sky
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

29000

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.longest run

10km

5.6km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
6.trails (difficult)

150

35

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.

Leisure

1.restaurants

45

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

2

5

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

8

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
Big Sky
Park City Mountain
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
6.Has an ice rink
Big Sky
Park City Mountain
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Big Sky
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

7

66

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

19

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
Big Sky
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
Big Sky
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

400inches

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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