78points

Breckenridge

58points

Brighton

Breckenridge
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44 facts in comparison

Breckenridge vs Brighton

Breckenridge
Brighton

How does Breckenridge compare to Brighton?

  • 89 more ski slopes
    ?

    155vs66
  • 274meters higher mountain height
    ?

    1036metersvs762meters
  • 50 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    62vs12
  • 22 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    48vs26
  • 59 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    85vs26
  • 8 more ski trails (low difficulty)
    ?

    22vs14
  • 762meters higher summit
    ?

    3962metersvs3200meters
  • 170$ cheaper season ticket price
    ?

    729$vs899$

How does Brighton compare to Breckenridge?

  • 61.2km closer to nearest airport
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    56.3kmvs117.5km
  • 147inches more seasonal snowfall
    ?

    500inchesvs353inches
  • 3.3km longer ski run
    ?

    8.9kmvs5.6km
  • Has toboggan runs
    ?
  • 32 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    35vs3
  • Has night skiing
    ?
  • 14 more hiking trails
    ?

    17vs3
  • 27 more chalets
    ?

    31vs4

General info

1.mountain height

1036meters

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

117.5km

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

3962meters

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
Breckenridge
Brighton
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.base elevation

2926meters

2438meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

155

66

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

48

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.
3.Allows off-piste skiing
Breckenridge
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.
4.trails (difficult)

85

26

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.
5.longest run

5.6km

8.9km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
Breckenridge
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.

Leisure

1.restaurants

62

12

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

3

0

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

1

0

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

0

0

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

3

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.Has a spa
Breckenridge
Brighton
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
Breckenridge
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

3

35

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

4

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
Breckenridge
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

353inches

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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