78points

Breckenridge

43points

Jackson Hole

Breckenridge
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45 facts in comparison

Breckenridge vs Jackson Hole

Breckenridge
Jackson Hole
78
points
Breckenridge
43
points
Jackson Hole

How does Breckenridge compare to Jackson Hole?

  • 39 more ski slopes
    ?

    155vs116
  • 52 more restaurants/bars
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    62vs10
  • 318.5km closer to nearest airport
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    117.5kmvs436km
  • 2 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    48vs46
  • Allows off-piste skiing
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  • 25047 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    42880vs17833
  • 27 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    85vs58
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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How does Jackson Hole compare to Breckenridge?

  • 225meters higher mountain height
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    1261metersvs1036meters
  • 106inches more seasonal snowfall
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    459inchesvs353inches
  • 1.6km longer ski run
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    7.2kmvs5.6km
  • 28 more hostels and hotels
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    31vs3
  • 2 more cinemas
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    3vs1
  • 1 more theaters
    ?

    1vs0
  • 1 more hiking trails
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    4vs3
  • 5 more chalets
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    9vs4

General info

1.mountain height

1036meters

1261meters

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

436km

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

3185meters

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

Skiing

1.ski slopes

155

116

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

48

46

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
Jackson Hole
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

42880

17833

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.Has a ski school
Breckenridge
Jackson Hole
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
6.trails (difficult)

85

58

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

62

10

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

3

2

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

1

3

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

0

1

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

3

4

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
Jackson Hole
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
Jackson Hole
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

31

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

4

9

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

0

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
Jackson Hole
The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
6.number of five star hotels

0

5

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

459inches

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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