62points

Park City Mountain

49points

Sun Valley

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36 facts in comparison

Park City Mountain vs Sun Valley

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Sun Valley

How does Park City Mountain compare to Sun Valley?

  • 145inches more seasonal snowfall
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    365inchesvs220inches
  • 1283 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    31000vs29717
  • 260meters higher summit
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    3048metersvs2788meters
  • 444$ cheaper season ticket price
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    1 555.00$vs1999$
  • 2 more museums
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    5vs3
  • Has toboggan runs
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  • 64 more hostels and hotels
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    66vs2
  • Has night skiing
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How does Sun Valley compare to Park City Mountain?

  • 1 more restaurants/bars
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    12vs11
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
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  • 0.8km longer ski run
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    6.4kmvs5.6km
  • 206$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    69$vs275$
  • Has smoking ban in closed public spaces
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  • 6 more hiking trails
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    11vs5
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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  • Has an ice rink
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General info

1.summit height above sealevel

3048meters

2788meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
2.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Park City Mountain
Sun Valley
Source: city's official website, 2021.
3.Is child friendly
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Sun Valley
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
4.base elevation

2103meters

1753meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
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, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
6.Is pet-friendly
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Sun Valley
The resort is pet-friendly, so if you like you can bring your dog along if you need to.

Skiing

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.
2.Allows off-piste skiing
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Sun Valley
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.
3.Offers open cross-country skiing
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Sun Valley
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.
4.Has a ski school
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Sun Valley
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
5.longest run

5.6km

6.4km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

Leisure

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
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
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Sun Valley
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
6.Has an ice rink
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Sun Valley
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

Facilities

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.
With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
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
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Sun Valley
The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
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
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Sun Valley
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

365inches

220inches

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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