60points

Crested Butte

64points

Telluride

Crested Butte
Telluride
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52 facts in comparison

Crested Butte vs Telluride

Crested Butte
Telluride

How does Crested Butte compare to Telluride?

  • 16 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    27vs11
  • 15.3inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    41.5inchesvs26.2inches
  • 2.9inches more snowfall (November)
    ?

    27.6inchesvs24.7inches
  • 11.2inches more snowfall (February)
    ?

    38.1inchesvs26.9inches
  • 8$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    101$vs109$
  • 1 051.00$ cheaper season ticket price
    ?

    899$vs1950$
  • 13.8inches more snowfall (January)
    ?

    38.4inchesvs24.6inches
  • Has night skiing
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How does Telluride compare to Crested Butte?

  • 6 more ski slopes
    ?

    127vs121
  • 38.1km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    11.4kmvs49.5km
  • 30inches more seasonal snowfall
    ?

    330inchesvs300inches
  • 20 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    46vs26
  • 2076 larger uphill capacity per hour
    ?

    22386vs20310
  • Allows off-piste skiing
    ?
  • 2 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    4vs2
  • 4.8km longer ski run
    ?

    7.4kmvs2.6km

General info

1.distance from airport

49.5km

11.4km

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

9hours

9hours

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.
3.summit height above sealevel

3707meters

4010meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
4.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Crested Butte
Telluride
Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.Is child friendly
Crested Butte
Telluride
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
6.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Crested Butte
Telluride
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

121

127

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

26

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.ski lifts total capacity

20310

22386

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.
4.Allows off-piste skiing
Crested Butte
Telluride
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.
5.Has a ski school
Crested Butte
Telluride
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
6.longest run

2.6km

7.4km

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

Leisure

1.restaurants

27

11

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

2

4

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

15

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

3

37

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

0

7

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

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Crested Butte
Telluride
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

0

50

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

3

6

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

2

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

0

7

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

300inches

330inches

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

41.5inches

26.2inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
3.snowfall november

27.6inches

24.7inches

Average snowfall in the month of November.
4.snowfall march

31.9inches

34.7inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
5.snowfall february

38.1inches

26.9inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.
6.snowfall january

38.4inches

24.6inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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