Guide To Wachusett Mountain Ski Area

November 9, 2011 2:02 AM

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Wachusett Mountain (credit: wachusett.com)

Wachusett Mountain (credit: wachusett.com)

wachusett1 Guide To Wachusett Mountain Ski Area

Wachusett Mountain (credit: wachusett.com)

“Wachusett” is the Algonquin Indian word for “The Great Hill.” The first skiing trails on the mountain were cut in the 1930s. It’s about an hour from Boston in Princeton and has 22 trails and eight lifts.

Getting There:

499 Mountain Road
Princeton, MA 01541
(978) 464-2300
www.wachusett.com

From Boston take Rt. 2 West to Exit 25 for Westminster/Princeton. Take Rt. 140 South to a right onto Mile Hill Rd. and travel 1/2 mile to the Ski Area entrance on the right.

Hours:

Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Weekends/Holidays 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Lift Ticket Prices:

Mid-Winter
12/24/11 – 3/11/12

Weekends & Holidays Adults (13+)

Jr. 6-12
Sr. 65+

Children
5 & Under

Full Day (8 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

$58

$44

$15

Half Day (8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. or 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.)

$53

$39

$15

Weekdays
Full Day

$53

$42

$15

Half Day

$48

$37

 $15

Nights
Full Night (4 p.m. – 10 p.m.)

$48

$39

$15

Half Night (6 p.m. – 10 p.m.)

$45

$36

 $15

Early Winter and Late Spring
Before 12/24/11  and  After 3/11/12

Weekends & Holidays

Adults

Jr. & Sr.

Children

Full Day

$52

$38

$10

Half Day

$47

$33

$10

Weekdays (Mon-Fri)
Full Day

$47

$38

$10

Half Day

$42

$33

$10

Nights
Full  (8 p.m. closing in Spring)

$42

$33

$10

Half (8 p.m. closing in Spring)

$39

$30

 $10

Lower Mountain Lifts Only (All Season)

Monadnock Chair & Surface Lifts Only

Adults (13+)

Jr. 6-12
Sr. 65+

Children
5 & Under

Full Day

$42

$37

$10

Half Day

$37

$32

$10

Full Night

$37

$32

$10

Half Night

$32

$27

 
$
10

Surface lifts only

$15 

$15

$10

Holiday Periods & School Vacation Breaks: 12/24/11–1/2/12, 1/14/12-1/16/12, 2/18/12–2/26/12

Rentals:

Skis, Boots and Poles Or Snowboard and Boots
Full Day
Adult                $32
Junior/Senior    $27
Children Under 5          $20
Half Day
Adult                $27
Junior/Senior    $21
Children Under 5          $15

Helmets
Full Day                       $10
Half Day                       $8

Lessons:

Group lessons are offered during the week at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. On the weekend, in addition to those times there’s also a 9 a.m. class. The classes run 1.5 hours and cost $40.

Private lessons start at one hour for $80, two hours is $140.

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