43points

Jackson Hole

45points

Whitefish

Jackson Hole
Whitefish
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46 facts in comparison

Jackson Hole vs Whitefish

Jackson Hole
Whitefish

How does Jackson Hole compare to Whitefish?

  • 14 more ski slopes
    ?

    116vs102
  • 2 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    10vs8
  • 544meters higher mountain height
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    1261metersvs717meters
  • 159inches more seasonal snowfall
    ?

    459inchesvs300inches
  • 7 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    46vs39
  • 16033 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    17833vs1800
  • 1 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    3vs2
  • 16 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    58vs42

How does Whitefish compare to Jackson Hole?

  • 2.2km bigger skiable area
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    12.2kmvs10km
  • Allows off-piste skiing
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  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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  • 6 more ski trails (low difficulty)
    ?

    18vs12
  • 4$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    69$vs73$
  • 555$ cheaper season ticket price
    ?

    1 140.00$vs1695$
  • 1 more ski lifts
    ?

    14vs13
  • Has night skiing
    ?

General info

1.mountain height

1261meters

717meters

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.
2.opening hours

7hours

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

3185meters

2078meters

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
Jackson Hole
Whitefish
Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.base elevation

1924meters

1361meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
6.Is child friendly
Jackson Hole
Whitefish
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

116

102

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

10km

12.2km

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

46

39

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

1800

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
Whitefish
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
Whitefish
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

10

8

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

3

2

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 museums

2

2

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

3

0

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

1

1

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.Has a spa
Jackson Hole
Whitefish
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Jackson Hole
Whitefish
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

0

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

9

100

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

1

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

5

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

459inches

300inches

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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