Blue Hills Ski Area, Massachusetts

20 Minutes from Downtown Boston!

The Blue Hills Ski Area is a learning center conveniently located approximately 15 miles southwest from downtown Boston, making it the closest ski/snowboarding area to the metropolitan Boston area. With our newly upgraded facilities, which include new grooming and snowmaking equipment, newly refurbished main lift, and redesigned Ski Wee area, we offer all the amenities, including night skiing, rentals, ski tuning, double chair lift, magic carpet, snack bar/cafeteria, and clothing retail shop.

Most importantly, we have a dedicated, multi-national Snow Sports School staff, many of whom are PSIA/AASI Level II and III. Most have been associated with Blue Hills for many years.We offer classes daily for skiers/riders of all ages and abilites; group and private lessons are available.Our specialites include: the after school Junior Program, the December and February Vacation Snow Sports Camps, and the Ski Wee/Mini Rider Program, which is specifically tailored for children ages 4-6.

We are open 7 days from 9-9 and it our mission to provide highly desirable leisure and recreational activities in a family friendly environment. Our pledge is to give the best customer service possible.

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Mountain Statistics for Blue Hills Ski Area
Base Elevation: 326 ft (99 meters)
Summit Elevation: 635 ft (194 m)
Vertical Drop: 309 ft (94 m)
Skiable Area: 60 acres (24 hectares)
Annual Snowfall: 60 in (152 cm)
Longest Run: 3,000 ft (914 m)
Snowmaking: 80 %
Number of Lifts: 4
Uphill Lift Capacity: 3,000 per hour
Types of Lifts: 3 Surface Lifts
1 Double Chair
Number of Trails: 12
Trail Ratings for Blue Hills Ski Area
Easiest: Easiest 25%
More Difficult: More Difficult 50%
Most Difficult: Most Difficult 25%
Experts Only: Experts Only 0%
Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given ski area and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.
Area Details for Blue Hills Ski Area
Alpine Skiing: Yes
Snowboarding: Yes
Night Skiing: Yes
Terrain Park: Yes