58points

Brighton

65points

Snowbird

Brighton
Snowbird
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46 facts in comparison

Brighton vs Snowbird

Brighton
Snowbird

How does Brighton compare to Snowbird?

  • 4.9km longer ski run
    ?

    8.9kmvs4km
  • 24$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    68$vs92$
  • 800$ cheaper season ticket price
    ?

    899$vs1699$
  • 34 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    35vs1
  • Has toboggan runs
    ?
  • 3 more hiking trails
    ?

    17vs14
  • 27 more chalets
    ?

    31vs4
  • 73meters higher base elevation
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    2438metersvs2365meters

How does Snowbird compare to Brighton?

  • 23 more ski slopes
    ?

    89vs66
  • 9.3km closer to nearest airport
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    47kmvs56.3km
  • 5 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    17vs12
  • 226meters higher mountain height
    ?

    988metersvs762meters
  • 8 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    34vs26
  • 5 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    31vs26
  • 1hours longer opening hours
    ?

    8hoursvs7hours
  • 10 more ski trails (low difficulty)
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    24vs14

General info

1.distance from airport

56.3km

47km

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

762meters

988meters

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

8hours

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

3200meters

3353meters

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
Brighton
Snowbird
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.months open yearly

5months

5months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

66

89

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

26

34

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
Brighton
Snowbird
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)

26

31

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.Has a ski school
Brighton
Snowbird
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
Brighton
Snowbird
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

12

17

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

0

0

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.
3.number of cinemas

0

1

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

0

0

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

0

0

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

17

14

Hiking trails allow you to explore the mountain on foot and take in some of the breathtaking views from the mountain’s peak.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Brighton
Snowbird
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

35

1

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

31

4

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
Brighton
Snowbird
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

500inches

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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