Ski Ward, MassachusettsSki Ward: Where It All Begins!
Not too far east of Worcester in the town of Shrewsbury you'll find Ski Ward, a small area with something for everyone. Ski Ward is open 7 days a week and offers night skiing and tubing, always a plus for those with a busy schedule who still want a few hours on the snow. The hill boasts a big tubing operation with 8 lanes and two dedicated lifts plus 4 other lifts including a triple chair servicing 40 acres and 9 trails of skiing and snowboarding terrain. For those who want a little more challenge, you can take on the area s best terrain park or head down Ritchie s Ravine, otherwise known as the gulley.
For those who simply want to learn how to ski or ride or to improve their skills, a snow school with more than 100 instructors offers private and group lessons, multi-week lesson programs and holiday vacation week packages.
A busy base lodge with full cafeteria services, the Slopeside Bar & Grill with beer, wine, daily specials and indoor and outdoor seating, a rental shop, and first aid can be found near the bottom of the triple chair.
Ski Ward has now become the area's go-to year-round destination and in the summer offers summer tubing, a summer ski and snowboard terrain park, volleyball leagues and more all perfect for group/corporate outings and birthday parties.
|Mountain Statistics for Ski Ward|
|Base Elevation:||200 ft||(61 meters)|
|Summit Elevation:||410 ft||(125 m)|
|Vertical Drop:||210 ft||(64 m)|
|Skiable Area:||45 acres||(18 hectares)|
|Annual Snowfall:||60 in||(152 cm)|
|Longest Run:||2,000 ft||(610 m)|
|Number of Lifts:||6|
|Uphill Lift Capacity:||1,500 per hour|
|Types of Lifts:||1 T-Bar
1 Handle Tow
1 Triple Chair
2 Tubing Handle Tows
|Number of Trails:||9|
|Trail Ratings for Ski Ward|
|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 Ski Ward|
|Nearby Snow Tubing:||Yes|