62points

Park City Mountain

83points

Whistler Blackcomb

Park City Mountain
Whistler Blackcomb
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Park City Mountain vs Whistler Blackcomb

Park City Mountain
Whistler Blackcomb

How does Park City Mountain compare to Whistler Blackcomb?

  • 99.8km closer to nearest airport
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    37.2kmvs137km
  • 293.5inches more seasonal snowfall
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    365inchesvs71.5inches
  • 1439meters higher summit
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    3048metersvs1609meters
  • 344$ cheaper season ticket price
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    1 555.00$vs1899$
  • 4 more museums
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    5vs1
  • 36 more hostels and hotels
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    66vs30
  • Has night skiing
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  • 69 more chalets
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    72vs3

How does Whistler Blackcomb compare to Park City Mountain?

  • 86 more ski slopes
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    200vs114
  • 61 more restaurants/bars
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    72vs11
  • 51 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
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    110vs59
  • 36307 larger uphill capacity per hour
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    67307vs31000
  • 5.4km longer ski run
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    11kmvs5.6km
  • 1.5hours longer opening hours
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    8.5hoursvs7hours
  • 15 more ski trails (low difficulty)
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    35vs20
  • 190$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
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    85$vs275$

General info

1.distance from airport

37.2km

137km

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

7hours

8.5hours

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

3048meters

1609meters

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
Park City Mountain
Whistler Blackcomb
Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.Is child friendly
Park City Mountain
Whistler Blackcomb
The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
6.base elevation

2103meters

675meters

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

Skiing

1.ski slopes

114

200

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

59

110

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.ski lifts total capacity

31000

67307

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.
4.Allows off-piste skiing
Park City Mountain
Whistler Blackcomb
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.
5.Offers open cross-country skiing
Park City Mountain
Whistler Blackcomb
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.
6.longest run

5.6km

11km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

Leisure

1.restaurants

11

72

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

5

1

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

1

1

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

5

6

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
Park City Mountain
Whistler Blackcomb
After a day out in the snow, you can get warm and relaxed in the spa.
6.Has a bobsled track
Park City Mountain
Whistler Blackcomb
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.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Park City Mountain
Whistler Blackcomb
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

66

30

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

72

3

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

9

1

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
Park City Mountain
Whistler Blackcomb
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

71.5inches

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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