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Wachusett Mountain Ski Area Skiing

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Open
Season Start/End: 11/24/2017 - 04/01/2018
Elevation
:
1006ft - 2006ft
Trails
:
30%|40%| 30%| 0%
Lifts
:
8
Lift Tickets
:
from US$18.00 to US$65.00
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Wachusett Mountain Ski Area
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Wachusett (Algonquin for "great hill") has day and night skiing on its runs. Among the many lifts serving the mountain, you will find a high-speed detachable quad. Terrain accommodates advanced, intermediate, and beginners alike, and boasts a vertical of 1,000 feet.

Skiers and riders have access to 110 skiable acres, 26 trails and 8 lifts. Uphill capacity of more than 9,200 skiers per hour is made possible by 3 high speed quad chairs. 

Wachusett Mountain Ski Area
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Base lodge, cafeteria, snack bar, coffee bar (a newly-enlarged Starbucks counter), restaurant, and two lounges. The Waffle Haus - an outdoor food outlet specializing in Belgian waffles, is a local favorite. Full service shop with demo center. Rental shop, ski and snowboard school with 200+ instructors. State-of-the-art "BYS" system designed to drastically shorten fit time in rental shop. Children's center with nursery and children's ski school. Shuttle service to Wachusett Inn. One-hundred percent snowmaking.

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Elevation

  • 2006ft
    Summit
  • 1000ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 1006ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 3
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 4
  • 8
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    30%

  • Intermediate Runs

    40%

  • Advanced Runs

    30%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    26

  • mi Pistes

    5.8 mi

  • Terrain Parks

    2

  • Night Skiing

    104 ac


  • Longest Run

    1.5 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    112 ac

  • Snow Making

    108 ac

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening: 11/24/2017
  • Projected Closing: 04/01/2018
  • Projected Days Open: 120
  • Years Open: 56
  • Average Snowfall: 100"

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Photo Gallery: Top Shots From January ©Ryan Bonneau

Photo Gallery: Top Shots From January

With a rough start to the ski season for much of the West, January brought some much needed hydration to the slopes in the form of mul... More

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Wachusett Mountain Ski Area - Great conditions, trails were pretty damn good, only issue was it was packed. Besides that it was great.   - © iPhone
Wachusett Mountain Ski Area - Nice time for a low key day trip from Boston. Packed powder, no lift lines, COLD as heck. Got some natural snow last week, seems like they've been making plenty every night since though.  - © anonymous
Wachusett Mountain Ski Area - Hit the slopes the day after Xmas and the conditions were great. Love the new lift ticket cards and the lines weren’t to bad. Great day ofskiing  - © iPhone
Wachusett Mountain Ski Area - Great early opening at Wachusett!   - © John

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Wachusett Mountain Ski Area Reviews

  • Charlene Carson

    • 5
    2nd February 2018

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      Surprisingly great conditions considering the weather lately. The staff did a wonderful job keeping the trails in skiable shape. All packed snow....
     
  • Michael Barry

    • 1
    27th January 2018

    Full review

      I signed my 2 daughters up for group ski lessons, but one got hurt two weeks before the lesson date. To get...
     
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