63points

Park City Mountain

50points

Sun Valley

Park City Mountain
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36 facts in comparison

Park City Mountain vs Sun Valley

Park City Mountain
Sun Valley
63
points
Park City Mountain
50
points
Sun Valley

How does Park City Mountain compare to Sun Valley?

  • 145inches more seasonal snowfall
    ?

    365inchesvs220inches
  • 64 more hostels and hotels
    ?

    66vs2
  • 260meters higher summit
    ?

    3048metersvs2788meters
  • 1283 larger uphill capacity per hour
    ?

    31000vs29717
  • Has night skiing
    ?
  • Has toboggan runs
    ?
  • 2 more museums
    ?

    5vs3
  • 350meters higher base elevation
    ?

    2103metersvs1753meters

How does Sun Valley compare to Park City Mountain?

  • 1 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    12vs11
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
    ?
  • 206$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    69$vs275$
  • 0.8km longer ski run
    ?

    6.4kmvs5.6km
  • Has smoking ban in public places
    ?
  • Has an ice rink
    ?
  • 6 more hiking trails
    ?

    11vs5
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
    ?

General info

1.summit height above sealevel
?

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.

Best

Claviere

5774meters

3048meters

2788meters

2.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Park City Mountain
Sun Valley
3.base elevation
?

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

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

2103meters

1753meters

4.Winter olympics host
?

The resort has played host to the winter olympics. This means it is likely to have a range of professional slopes, other winter sports, and finally, good facilities and well developed transport links.

Park City Mountain
Sun Valley
5.Is child friendly
?

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

Park City Mountain
Sun Valley
6.has lake/s
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Park City Mountain
Sun Valley

Skiing

1.Allows off-piste skiing
?

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.

Park City Mountain
Sun Valley
2.Offers open cross-country skiing
?

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.

Park City Mountain
Sun Valley
3.ski lifts total capacity
?

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.

Best

Val Gardena

115238

31000

29717

4.Has a ski school
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Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Park City Mountain
Sun Valley
5.longest run
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The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

Best

Zermatt

25km

5.6km

6.4km

6.ski pass daily
?

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

Best

Sansicario

0$

275$

69$

Leisure

1.restaurants
?

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

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

11

12

2.Has an ice rink
?

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

Park City Mountain
Sun Valley
3.Has ice climbing areas
?

Ice climbing is a great sport for adrenalin seekers. It entails climbing frozen cliff edges/waterfalls using tools such as ice axes in order to grip the surface.

For example

Alyeska

Park City Mountain
Sun Valley
4.Has a bobsled track
?

This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.

For example

Kirkwood

Park City Mountain
Sun Valley
5.Has snowmobile circuit
?

A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.

Park City Mountain
Sun Valley
6.Has a golf course
?

The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!

Park City Mountain
Sun Valley

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
?

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.

Park City Mountain
Sun Valley
2.hotels and hostels
?

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

Best

Val di Fassa

188

66

2

3.Hosts conferences
?

The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.

Park City Mountain
Sun Valley
4.Has camping facilities
?

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!

Park City Mountain
Sun Valley
5.chalets
?

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.

Best

Big White

269

72

16

6.number of five star hotels
?

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

9

0

Snowfall

1.seasonal snowfall
?

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

Best

Alyeska

650inches

365inches

220inches

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