Jiminy Peak

Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort is a prime spot for Massachusetts skiing and is more than 1,100 feet high. It’s also a summer retreat offering mountain biking and two adventure parks. Jiminy Peak Ski Resort has a great reputation for offering all kinds of entertainment on the hill, as well as off of it. Ski vacations at Jiminy Peak mean experiencing skiing and snowboarding, but also fun backcountry snowshoeing, cross country skiing on perfectly groomed trails, and access to the acclaimed Mountain Coaster for an unforgettable getaway. The area also accommodates diverse families with even more diverse interests. All around the area there is great shopping, museums, and other attractions to enjoy.

Jiminy Peak ski area offers guest the choice between 45 assorted ski runs. The beauty of this ski resort is the multi-level runs. There are 17 beginner hills and then there are 19 slopes within three levels for intermediate skiers; low, mid, and high. Advanced skiers can choose between 6 black diamond runs and for the really adept, there are 3 double black diamonds. The variety here is one of the biggest draws and literally everyone can find something suitably challenging or easy as pie.

Jiminy Peak Ski Resort also has not one, but three terrain parks for snowboarders and skiers to choose between—one small and two large. Double, triple, and quad chairs, and a six-seater lift are all available as well as two carpet lifts for a total of nine lifts. With an average snowfall of twelve feet each year combined with a total of 57 skiable acres, this park sees a steady stream of outdoor enthusiasts each winter season riding 44 ski trails both day and night. The At Jiminy Peak Massachusetts, visitors can rent all types of ski equipment, from skis to helmets to boots. Essential snowboard gear is also available.

There are a slew of possibilities for anyone needing lessons, from children’s lessons to improve on skills to beginner and adult lessons. There are several longer programs to choose from as well to help build and maintain specific skills. After a tough day out on the hill, skiers can kick back and enjoy dining onsite at the restaurant/brewery, the casual food court, or the tavern which features an array of pub fare. The onsite country store provides fresh, take-away meals based on seasonal ingredients. On both weekends and holidays, there are two additional restaurant choices available. Dining is also available throughout the nearby Berkshires.

To stay and play during a vacation at Jiminy Peak ski area, book a one-, two-, or three-bedroom suite with plenty of personal touches, rooms services, and splashes of luxury all around. The adjacent Country Inn and Village Center offer dining and shopping, there is a large heated outdoor pool, and the outdoor and indoor hot tubs are a welcome feeling for sore legs. The exercise gym, games room, and complimentary wireless capabilities offer even more entertainment possibilities. Mountainside, Jiminy Peak also has modern vacation homes for rent.

In addition to all the great and super-convenient amenities, Jiminy Peak Ski Resort affords valuable discounts through ski vacation packages like free additional nights, longer-term discounts, mid-week deals, and more. Check for deals during special events like St Patrick’s Day to save even more on lift tickets and rentals at the Jiminy Peak ski area. Massachusetts has a number of other great skiing areas, including the Bradford Ski Area, Nashoba Valley, and Wachusett Mountain.

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