78points

Breckenridge

63points

Keystone

Breckenridge
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44 facts in comparison

Breckenridge vs Keystone

Breckenridge
Keystone
78
points
Breckenridge
63
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
  • 118inches more seasonal snowfall
    ?

    353inchesvs235inches
  • 10 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    48vs38
  • 10705 larger uphill capacity per hour
    ?

    42880vs32175
  • 10 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    85vs75

How does Keystone compare to Breckenridge?

  • 0.5hours longer opening hours
    ?

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

    31vs3
  • 1months more months open each year
    ?

    6monthsvs5months
  • 29 more chalets
    ?

    33vs4
  • 2 more kindergartens
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    3vs1
  • Winter olympics host
    ?

General info

1.distance from airport

117.5km

148.2km

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

1036meters

953meters

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.
3.opening hours

7hours

7.5hours

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

3782meters

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
Keystone
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Breckenridge
Keystone
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

155

131

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

48

38

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
Keystone
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

32175

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.Offers open cross-country skiing
Breckenridge
Keystone
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
Breckenridge
Keystone
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

62

31

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

1

0

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

3

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

31

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
Keystone
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
Keystone
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

1

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

4

33

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

3

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
Keystone
The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
6.Has camping facilities
Breckenridge
Keystone
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

353inches

235inches

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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