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Wachusett Mountain Ski Area

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Address: 499 Mountain Rd, Princeton, MA 01541-1105
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+1 978-464-2300

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Accessible ski area

Only about an hour and a half from Providence the mountain has only about 1000 feet of vertical and not a lot of black diamond skiing but it has everything else needed for a quick... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Mike G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Only about an hour and a half from Providence the mountain has only about 1000 feet of vertical and not a lot of black diamond skiing but it has everything else needed for a quick trip enjoyable day. They do night skiing starting at 4:00 as well. Senior day rate was $51.

Thank Mike G
North Grafton, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I bought Bronze season passes for sking this year for the first time and we are delighted with the mountain. We can't say enough about how well it is managed. Even after days of warm weather the slopes have been maintained extremely well. very rarely do we come accross ice and if we do - it is... More 

Thank Elizabeth M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I got the train first thing in the morning from Boston and went straight to Waschusett where a shuttle bus brought everyone to the lodge and mountain. For 90 bucks we got an hour and a half lesson, all the rental gear and a full day on the mountain. I loved everything about it. There's slopes for every different level... More 

Thank Robert C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wachusett was highly recommended by several locals as a great place for beginner snowboarding and it exceeded our expectations! The staff was friendly and knowledge. The property was clean and well maintained. Lots of different food options or you can bring you own. We thought the lift ticket and equipment rental prices we reasonable. We will definite go back next... More 

Thank John B
Lincoln, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I have been here @3 times in the last 3 years. I have been fortunate to go mid week. I get a senior price and everyone is older and very considerate. It was not too busy in the beautiful lodge or lift lines. Lift opens 9am.. There is a reduced price for 1/2 day skiing (9-12 ) ...it seems like... More 

Thank Budmanri
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

They provide affordable group lesson for beginners, with good slope and snow for all level. The food is affordable, plenty of lockers, and you can open the lockers at unlimited times. Just about 1 hour drive from Boston, so very accessible.

Thank VicLHY
Amelia Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is an easy mountain to find and its worth the drive if you are in the new England area. The have an abundance of trails for all ski levels and they offer all the bigger mountain amenities. If you want to learn to ski or snowboard, this is the no pressure to get it place. We use this as... More 

Thank Christopher W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome day of skiing at this ski area. We skiied from 12:30 to 4pm and got many runs in. Low crowds five ski lifts great base cafeteria and cider spot as well as a cider house half way up mountain. Renting skis boots poles was a breeze reserving online ahead of time. You also save a few dollars. The same... More 

Thank Holly M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We did two days of skiing at this facility. My boys snowboarded, and my wife and I skied. What an amazing time we had. Slopes were wonderful, and the staff was very kind!! We will return if we are in the area in the future. The resort is VERY family friendly.

Thank Pigwahlah
Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We went last weekend and he had a blast, its a good mountain for beginners and experts. Weather is nice I rent my skies which was 40 box and I will recommend stay over the weekend or do all day skiing. There is a bar , the food is just ok , regular price nothing special, it was busy but... More 

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