Blue Hills Ski Area is conveniently located in Canton, MA, making it the closest ski area to the Boston Metro Area. The Ski Area itself is historic, having been around since the 1960’s. The Department of Conservation & Recreation (DCR) of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts owns the ski area, which has been leased by numerous companies in the past. The revitalization of the Blue Hills Ski Area began in 2007 when Ski Blue Hills Management, LLC (SBHM) was awarded a 5-year lease of the area. SBHM also operates Campgaw Mountain in Mahwah, NJ and is dedicated to bringing back Blue Hills Ski Area by creating an atmosphere where families come together to enjoy winter sports in a fun, safe environment.
Some facts about the Blue Hills Ski Area include:
- Vertical Drop: 309′
- Skiable Terrain: 60 acres
- Blue Hills Total Trails: 12 Trails: 1 Double Chair Lift, 1 300′ Magic Carpet, 1 80′ Wonder Carpet, 1 Handle Tow = 4 lifts total
- Snowmaking: 90% coverage, Lenko Snow Guns
- Night Lighting: 50% of terrain
Safety is of utmost importance at Blue Hills Ski Area. The resort is pleased to offer a great deal of freestyle terrain, but advises skiers to be careful when freestyling for their own safety and the safety of others. Freestyle Terrain may contain jumps, hits, ramps, banks, fun boxes, jibs, rails, half pipes, quarter pipes, snowcross, bump terrain and other constructed or natural terrain features. Prior to using Freestyle Terrain, you are responsible for familiarizing yourself with Freestyle Terrain and obeying all instructions, warnings and signs. Freestyle skills require maintaining control on the ground and in the air.