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Official Website:Wachusett Mountain Skiing
Location:499 Mountain Road, Princeton, MA, 01541 map
Phone:(978) 464-2300
In/Outdoor:Outdoor
Cost:$$
Category:Skiing
Other Ideas: Bradford Ski Area; Trapp Family Lodge; Mount Washington/Bretton Woods Ski Resort; Yawgoo Valley Ski & Sports Park; Berkshire East Ski Area

wachusett mountain skiing photo“Wachusett” is the Algonquin Indian word for “The Great Hill.” Geologically speaking, Wachusett is a monadnock, the Indian word for a mountain that stands alone.

Wachusett is the highest mountain in Massachusetts east of the Connecticut River and stands some 2,006 feet above sea level at its peak. Their panoramic summit views include sites of Boston to the east.

Snow Reports
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Mountain Facts:
Summit Elevation: 2,006 feet
Vertical Drop: 1,000 feet

22 Trails:
• Skiable Acres: 100
• Novice 30%, Intermediate 40%, Advanced 30%
• The longest trail is 1 1/2 miles on “Balance Rock.”
• Beginners area and children’s learning area compliment the already wide variety of terrain that exists for skiers of all abilities.

Lifts:
8 (with an uphill capacity of more than 9,200 skiers per hour) including 2

Hours:
WeekDay: 9:00am - 4:00pm
WeekNight: 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Weekend Day: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Weekend Night: 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Season:
Traditionally, skiing from the day after Thanksgiving until early April.

Directions
From Boston, take Route 2 West, to Exit 25 (Route 140 South), follow signs 3.5 miles.

From Rhode Island and south, Route 146 North to Worcester, to Interstate 290 East, to Exit 19 (Interstate 190 North), to Exit 5 (Route 140 North), access road 12 miles north on the left.

From Worcester, Interstate 290 East to Exit 19 (Interstate 190 North) to Exit 5 (Route 140 North), access road 12 miles north

From the west, Mass Pike to Exit 10 in Auburn (Interstate 290 East) to Exit 19 (Interstate 190 North) to Exit 5 (Route 140 North), access road 12 miles north on the left.

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