Blandford Ski Area

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Blandford Ski Area
Location 41 Nye Brook Road, Blandford, Massachusetts
Nearest city Blandford, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°11′19.865″N 72°54′2.765″W / 42.18885139°N 72.90076806°W / 42.18885139; -72.90076806 (Blandford Ski Area)
Vertical 465 ft (142 m)
Top elevation 1,490 ft (514 m)
Base elevation 1,025 ft (315 m)
Longest run North Slope
Snowfall average of 60-70 inches/year
Snowmaking 80%
Night skiing 12 trails, 4 lifts
Web site skiblandford.org

Blandford Ski Area (BSA) is a ski area located in Blandford, Massachusetts and is operated by the Springfield Ski Club. Blandford Ski Area has been owned by the Springfield Ski Club since 1936. This is the oldest, continuously operating club-owned ski area in North America.

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Blandford Ski Area has 23 trails (12 lighted for night skiing) and 5 lifts, including 3 double chairlifts and a magic carpet lift. The base is located at 1,025 ft and the summit is located at 1,490 ft; a 465 ft vertical drop. They have updated snow-making that covers about 80% of the mountain, as well as up-to-date grooming. They have two lodges; an older lodge, and a new lodge with hot food service. The average season at Blandford Ski Area lasts from mid to late December to middle March.

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