78points

Breckenridge

61points

Keystone

Breckenridge
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44 facts in comparison

Breckenridge vs Keystone

Breckenridge
Keystone
78
points
Breckenridge
61
points
Keystone

How does Breckenridge compare to Keystone?

  • 24 more ski slopes
    ?

    155vs131
  • 30.7km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    117.5kmvs148.2km
  • 31 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    62vs31
  • 83meters higher mountain height
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    1036metersvs953meters
  • 10 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    48vs38
  • 118inches more seasonal snowfall
    ?

    353inchesvs235inches
  • 10705 larger uphill capacity per hour
    ?

    42880vs32175
  • 2 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    3vs1

How does Keystone compare to Breckenridge?

  • 0.5hours longer opening hours
    ?

    7.5hoursvs7hours
  • Has toboggan runs
    ?
  • 28 more hiking trails
    ?

    31vs3
  • 2 more kindergartens
    ?

    3vs1
  • Has night skiing
    ?
  • 1months more months open each year
    ?

    6monthsvs5months
  • 29 more chalets
    ?

    33vs4
  • Winter olympics host
    ?

General info

1.distance from airport
?

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

Best

Smugglers Notch

0.03km

117.5km

148.2km

2.mountain height
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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.

Best

Gressoney

3550meters

1036meters

953meters

3.opening hours
?

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.

Best

Sky Resort

13hours

7hours

7.5hours

4.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2020.

Breckenridge
Keystone
5.summit height above sealevel
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The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.

Best

Claviere

5774meters

3962meters

3782meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

2926meters

2829meters

Skiing

1.ski slopes
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The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

155

131

2.trails (medium)
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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.

Best

Whistler Blackcomb

110

48

38

3.Allows off-piste skiing
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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.

Breckenridge
Keystone
4.ski lifts total capacity
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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.

Best

Val Gardena

115238

42880

32175

5.Has a ski school
?

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Breckenridge
Keystone
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
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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.

Breckenridge
Keystone

Leisure

1.restaurants
?

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

62

31

2.Has snowmobile circuit
?

A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.

Breckenridge
Keystone
3.Has an ice rink
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At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

Breckenridge
Keystone
4.Has ice climbing areas
?

Ice climbing is a great sport for adrenalin seekers. It entails climbing frozen cliff edges/waterfalls using tools such as ice axes in order to grip the surface.

Breckenridge
Keystone
5.Has a golf course
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The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

Breckenridge
Keystone
6.Has a spa
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After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

Breckenridge
Keystone

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels
?

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

3

1

2.The resort is serviced by public transport
?

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.

Breckenridge
Keystone
3.Hosts conferences
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The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.

Breckenridge
Keystone
4.number of kindergartens
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Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Les Arcs

6

1

3

5.Has camping facilities
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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!

Breckenridge
Keystone
6.chalets
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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.

Best

Big White

269

4

33

Snowfall

1.seasonal snowfall
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The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.

Best

Alyeska

650inches

353inches

235inches

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