66points

Steamboat

64points

Telluride

Steamboat
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51 facts in comparison

Steamboat vs Telluride

Steamboat
Telluride
66
points
Steamboat
64
points
Telluride

How does Steamboat compare to Telluride?

  • 38 more ski slopes
    ?

    165vs127
  • 11 more restaurants/bars
    ?

    22vs11
  • 19inches more seasonal snowfall
    ?

    349inchesvs330inches
  • 23 more ski trails (medium difficulty)
    ?

    69vs46
  • 19079 larger uphill capacity per hour
    ?

    41465vs22386
  • 1 more restaurants/bars on the slopes
    ?

    5vs4
  • 12.3inches more snowfall (December)
    ?

    38.5inchesvs26.2inches
  • 20 more ski trails (high difficulty)
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    72vs52

How does Telluride compare to Steamboat?

  • 274.6km closer to nearest airport
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    11.4kmvs286km
  • 1hours longer opening hours
    ?

    9hoursvs8hours
  • 2.6km longer ski run
    ?

    7.4kmvs4.8km
  • 8 more ski trails (low difficulty)
    ?

    29vs21
  • 0.3inches more snowfall (November)
    ?

    24.7inchesvs24.4inches
  • 786meters higher summit
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    4010metersvs3224meters
  • 14inches more snowfall (March)
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    34.7inchesvs20.7inches
  • Has toboggan runs
    ?

General info

1.distance from airport

286km

11.4km

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

8hours

9hours

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

3224meters

4010meters

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
Steamboat
Telluride
Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.base elevation

2103meters

2659meters

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

Skiing

1.ski slopes

165

127

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

69

46

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

41465

22386

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
Steamboat
Telluride
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.longest run

4.8km

7.4km

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

Leisure

1.restaurants

22

11

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

5

4

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.Has an ice rink
Steamboat
Telluride
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
4.Has snowmobile circuit
Steamboat
Telluride
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.
5.Has a golf course
Steamboat
Telluride
The resort has a golf course which visitors can enjoy, weather permitting!
6.Has ice climbing areas
Steamboat
Telluride
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.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Steamboat
Telluride
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

14

50

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
3.Hosts conferences
Steamboat
Telluride
The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
4.chalets

75

6

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.
5.number of kindergartens

1

2

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
6.Has camping facilities
Steamboat
Telluride
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

349inches

330inches

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

38.5inches

26.2inches

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

20.7inches

34.7inches

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

30.8inches

26.9inches

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

24.4inches

24.7inches

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

41.7inches

24.6inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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