43points

Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole
vs

Jackson Hole review: 54 facts and highlights

Jackson Hole
43
points
Jackson Hole

How does Jackson Hole compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
    ?

    116vs60.8
  • Mountain height
    ?

    1261metersvs1140.23meters
  • Seasonal snowfall
    ?

    459inchesvs313.71inches
  • Trails (medium)
    ?

    46vs24.57
  • Longest run
    ?

    7.2kmvs6.68km
  • Trails (difficult)
    ?

    58vs16.98
  • Summit height above sealevel
    ?

    3185metersvs2585.7meters
  • Number of cinemas
    ?

    3vs0.67

General info

1.distance from airport

436km

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

1261meters

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

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

3185meters

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
Jackson Hole
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.months open yearly

4months

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

Skiing

1.ski slopes

116

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

10km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

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.
4.ski lifts total capacity

17833

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.Allows off-piste skiing
Jackson Hole
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.
6.Has a ski school
Jackson Hole
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

10

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

3

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

3

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

2

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

1

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

4

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
Jackson Hole
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

31

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

9

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

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

5

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

459inches

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

7inches

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

10inches

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

14inches

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

12inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.
6.snowfall april

1inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.

Follow Versus on Instagram

Follow @versusdotcom

Which are the best ski resorts?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.