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Whaleback Ski Area

Open Now: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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So close and fine skiing

Whaleback, like other little ski areas, hasn't had an easy time over the last few years. But it's a... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2016
glissade2
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Marrakech, Morocco
Great little mountain

This is a local treasure. We live here and ski here. Tourists will probably not like it if they're... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2015
MrGanoosh
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Enfield, New Hampshire
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Mar 29, 2018
“Great local skiing”
Mar 18, 2017
“Very bad conditions of slopes / not very suitable for (beginning) snowboarders”
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Small ski area that offers both alpine skiing and snowboarding, at a base elevation of 1,100 and summit elevation of 1,800 feet.
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Reviewed March 29, 2018

I went to Whaleback for the first time a few weeks ago, and have been back three weeks in a row. Night skiing for $20 is a great after work activity, and you can grab a quick beer in the lodge after the lift shuts...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kris10rhodes
Reviewed March 18, 2017

Lousiest snowboard experience in New England by far. Website advertises late season rate, $25 for an adult day ticket. However, when we arrived at the mountain it turned out to be $35 per ticket. Had we known that, we would have gone to a different...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank mavanspronsen
Reviewed January 14, 2016

Whaleback, like other little ski areas, hasn't had an easy time over the last few years. But it's a fun, inexpensive and accessible little place. It has some steeps to challenge and some easier terrain for learners. Little stretch of woods is fun in the...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank glissade2
Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

This is a local treasure. We live here and ski here. Tourists will probably not like it if they're expecting Killington. It's not Killington. It does not try to be. These are hard working people (volunteers usually) trying to keep their local mountain alive. They...More

1  Thank MrGanoosh
Reviewed January 21, 2014

I am certainly a bit bias about the Whale having skied here for years and even worked here. But I can tell you that this is a great little mountain with affordable skiing and riding. A perfect place for a child or adult to learn...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

This property was just auctioned off. Not in business as of now. August 6, 2013 Hopefully, they will find someone that can get it up and running again.

Date of experience: December 2012
Thank AmyR792
Reviewed May 31, 2013

According to local news reports, they are bankrupt as of April, 2013. I would check before visiting.

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank SEAsiaVeteran
Reviewed March 11, 2012

We were a little leary when we first arrived, but was pleasantly surprised once we got off the lift. It is larger than it appears. Very helpful and friendly staff. Considering the lack of snow this year, this mountain has done a great job at...More

Date of experience: March 2012
Thank nikcha
Reviewed February 7, 2012

I had a discount coupon for $20, turns out I could have skied for $15 on Sunday from 9 a.m. - Noon. It was Super Bowl Sunday and the place was pretty deserted. Maybe 3 dozen cars in the parking lot and this is locals...More

Date of experience: February 2012
Thank MeaganLeigh
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