Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Wachusett Mountain Ski Area

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Overall Rating: 3.7

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.2
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 54
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.3
  • Nightlife
  • 2.0

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 52%
  • Beginner
  • 83%
  • Families
  • 90%
  • Intermediate
  • 66%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 48%
  • Advanced
  • 17%

Helpful Highlights:

I grew up on this mountain, so I'll always have a special fondness for it in my heart, but that's about where it ends. This place is great for families, bec...

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  • 2

    Not bad, but you have been warned!!!!!

    by Bravehrt - 14th March 2011

    Pros: A good place to learn and build confidence. Night riding

    Cons: Kids and teens everywhere, Lift staff is very rude, there stingy on making snow

    Really not a bad mountain for being in MA. For me I go there often due to it being the closest mountain for me to ride. About an 1 hour and 15 min away. Its... Full review

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  • 3

    Wachusett Mountain

    by dzhangskier - 5th March 2011

    Pros: Proximity to Boston, Great beginner terrain

    Cons: not enough for the expert, terrain park

    I visited Wachusett on New Years Day 2011. The high that day was 56 degrees, so the snow was soft corn. The lower half of the mountain is the real beginne... Full review

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  • 3

    Nice Learners Mountain

    by daxg - 30th January 2011

    Pros: close to boston, easy terrain

    Cons: lift lines, crowds

    Midsize mountain close to Boston. Easy for beginners; but the long lift lines were a real turn off. Night skiing is nice.... Full review

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  • 5

    Great for what it is

    by herzogone - 17th December 2010

    Pros: Well run, well groomed, affordable, nice vibe

    Cons: Crowds, smaller than stuff further north, not much advanced terrain

    I am a season pass holder here since it's half an hour from my house and it is really quite affordable compared to most mountains. Although Wachusett is a r... Full review

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  • 4

    Best feeder hill out there

    by skigenome57 - 15th December 2010

    Pros: Close, good vertical for the location, fast lifts, terrain park, reliable conditions, amenities, decent value

    Cons: Crowded, the best trails are congested with beginners, groomed flat

    Keep in mind that the ratings I give are based on my expectations, NOT as a comparison to other resort's I've reviewed. Wachusett never claimed to be anythi... Full review

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  • 5

    Great local option

    by medford_mike - 13th February 2010

    Pros: 1000 ft. vertical 1 hour from Boston

    Cons: Crowded on weekends

    Wachusett is my "home mountain". I am a season pass holder and I enjoy skiing there. They do a great job of grooming and snowmaking. There is only 22 trai... Full review

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