58points

Revelstoke

83points

Whistler Blackcomb

Revelstoke
Whistler Blackcomb
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49 facts in comparison

Revelstoke vs Whistler Blackcomb

Revelstoke
Whistler Blackcomb

How does Revelstoke compare to Whistler Blackcomb?

  • 479.5inches more seasonal snowfall
    ?

    551inchesvs71.5inches
  • The resort is serviced by public transport
    ?
  • 4.2km longer ski run
    ?

    15.2kmvs11km
  • 616meters higher summit
    ?

    2225metersvs1609meters
  • 5$ cheaper average daily ski pass price
    ?

    80$vs85$
  • 820$ cheaper season ticket price
    ?

    1 079.00$vs1899$
  • Has night skiing
    ?
  • 4 more chalets
    ?

    7vs3

How does Whistler Blackcomb compare to Revelstoke?

  • 135 more ski slopes
    ?

    200vs65
  • 50km closer to nearest airport
    ?

    137kmvs187km
  • 468meters higher mountain height
    ?

    2181metersvs1713meters
  • 67 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    72vs5
  • 80 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    110vs30
  • 16 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    17vs1
  • 3.5hours longer opening hours
    ?

    8.5hoursvs5hours
  • 4 more ski trails (high difficulty)
    ?

    35vs31

General info

1.distance from airport

187km

137km

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

1713meters

2181meters

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

5hours

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.
4.summit height above sealevel

2225meters

1609meters

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
Revelstoke
Whistler Blackcomb
Source: city's official website, 2020.
6.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Revelstoke
Whistler Blackcomb
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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

65

200

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

30

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.Allows off-piste skiing
Revelstoke
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.
4.trails (difficult)

31

35

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. High-difficulty trails (marked with a black diamond) have a slope gradient of more than 40%; such trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a good challenge.
5.longest run

15.2km

11km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.
6.Has a ski school
Revelstoke
Whistler Blackcomb
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

Leisure

1.restaurants

5

72

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

1

17

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

0

1

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

0

1

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

6

6

Hiking trails allow you to explore the mountain on foot and take in some of the breathtaking views from the mountain’s peak.
6.Has a spa
Revelstoke
Whistler Blackcomb
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
Revelstoke
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

16

30

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

7

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

0

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
Revelstoke
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

551inches

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.
2.snowfall december

19.7inches

135inches

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

4.7inches

85inches

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

35.4inches

50inches

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

32.3inches

90inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
6.snowfall january

32.3inches

46inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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