82points

Breckenridge

72points

Park City Mountain

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Breckenridge vs Park City Mountain

Breckenridge
Park City Mountain
Breckenridge
Park City Mountain

Why is Breckenridge better than Park City Mountain?

  • The resort is serviced by public transport
  • Has ice climbing areas
  • Has an ice rink
  • 826$ cheaper season ticket price
    729$vs1555$
  • Has smoking ban in public places
  • Has a golf course

Why is Park City Mountain better than Breckenridge?

  • 80.3km closer to nearest airport
    37.2kmvs117.5km
  • Has toboggan runs
  • Has night skiing
  • 63 more hostels and hotels
    66vs3
  • 11 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    59vs48
  • 12inches more seasonal snowfall
    365inchesvs353inches
  • Winter olympics host
  • 2 more museums
    5vs3

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General info

1.distance from airport

117.5km

37.2km

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

2.base elevation

2926meters

2103meters

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

3.summit height above sealevel

3962meters

3048meters

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

Best

Claviere

5774meters

4.Winter olympics host
Breckenridge
Park City Mountain

The resort has played host to the winter olympics. This means it is likely to have a range of professional slopes, other winter sports, and finally, good facilities and well developed transport links.

5.has lake/s
Breckenridge
Park City Mountain

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

6.has smoking ban in public places
Breckenridge
Park City Mountain

Source: city's official website, 2018.

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Skiing

1.ski slopes

155

114

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

Best

Big Sky

250

2.Allows off-piste skiing
Breckenridge
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.

3.Has a ski school
Breckenridge
Park City Mountain

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

4.The resort has open cross country skiing
Breckenridge
Park City Mountain

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.

5.longest run

5.6km

5.6km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

Best

Zermatt

25km

6.Has toboggan runs
Breckenridge
Park City Mountain

Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.

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Leisure

1.restaurants

62

11

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

2.Has ice climbing areas
Breckenridge
Park City Mountain

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.

3.Has an ice rink
Breckenridge
Park City Mountain

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

4.Has a bobsled track
Breckenridge
Park City Mountain

This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.

For example

Kirkwood

5.Has snowmobile circuit
Breckenridge
Park City Mountain

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.

6.Has a golf course
Breckenridge
Park City Mountain

The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

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Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Breckenridge
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

3

66

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

3.Hosts conferences
Breckenridge
Park City Mountain

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

4.Has camping facilities
Breckenridge
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!

5.chalets

4

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.

Best

Big White

269

6.number of five star hotels

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9

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

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Snowfall

1.seasonal snowfall

353inches

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.

Best

Alyeska

650inches

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