64points

Deer Valley

62points

Park City Mountain

Deer Valley
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43 facts in comparison

Deer Valley vs Park City Mountain

Deer Valley
Park City Mountain

How does Deer Valley compare to Park City Mountain?

  • 4 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    15vs11
  • 19470 larger uphill capacity per hour
    ?

    50470vs31000
  • 2hours longer opening hours
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    9hoursvs7hours
  • 6 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    41vs35
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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  • 7 more ski trails (low difficulty)
    ?

    27vs20
  • 167$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    108$vs275$
  • 1 more cinemas
    ?

    2vs1

How does Park City Mountain compare to Deer Valley?

  • 14 more ski slopes
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    114vs100
  • 24km closer to nearest airport
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    37.2kmvs61.2km
  • 65inches more seasonal snowfall
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    365inchesvs300inches
  • 27 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    59vs32
  • 1.1km longer ski run
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    5.6kmvs4.5km
  • 128meters higher summit
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    3048metersvs2920meters
  • Has toboggan runs
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  • 4 more museums
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    5vs1

General info

1.distance from airport

61.2km

37.2km

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

7hours

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

2920meters

3048meters

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
Deer Valley
Park City Mountain
Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Deer Valley
Park City Mountain
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.
6.base elevation

2000meters

2103meters

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

Skiing

1.ski slopes

100

114

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

32

59

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
Deer Valley
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.
4.ski lifts total capacity

50470

31000

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.longest run

4.5km

5.6km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
Deer Valley
Park City Mountain
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

15

11

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

2

1

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

1

5

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

1

5

Hiking trails allow you to explore the mountain on foot and take in some of the breathtaking views from the mountain’s peak.
5.Has a spa
Deer Valley
Park City Mountain
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
6.Has an ice rink
Deer Valley
Park City Mountain
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Deer Valley
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

15

66

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

47

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.
4.Hosts conferences
Deer Valley
Park City Mountain
The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
5.number of five star hotels

3

9

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
6.Has camping facilities
Deer Valley
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!

Snowfall

1.seasonal snowfall

300inches

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.

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