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Wachusett Mountain Ski Area Overview

Closed
Season Start/End: 18/12 - 22/3
Altitude
:
306m - 611m
Pistes
:
30%| 40%| 30%| 0%
Lifts
:
8
Lift Tickets
:
N/A
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.

Altitude

  • 611m
    Summit
  • 304m
    Vertical Drop
  • 306m
    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

  • KM Pistes

    9 km

  • Terrain Parks

    2

  • Night Skiing

    42 ha

  • Longest Run

    2 km

  • Skiable Terrain

    45 ha

  • Snow Making

    44 ha

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening Ski Season: 18/12/2016
  • Days Open Last Year: 149
  • Projected Closing Ski Season: 22/03/2017
  • Projected Days Open: 120
  • Years Open: 52
  • Average Snowfall: 254cm

Wachusett Mountain Ski Area Reviews

  • Cole Dumas


    • 3
    28th August 2016

    Full review

      Wachusett's best purpose is to be the gateway for beginners. It is very close to home for many people, it has a...
     
  • Scott hotyckey


    • 4
    17th March 2016

    Full review

      This mouthing is much bigger than other ma mountains. It is not a beginner go to the summit first time out kind...
     
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