Northeast of Westfield in Blandford, the Blandford Ski Area (formerly Chrysler ski area) has 22 runs with a 465 foot vertical drop. There are 3 double chair lifts.
To reach the snowboarding at ski area from Mass Pike (I-90) exit 3, turn right on Rte. 10-202 south to the center of Westfield. Turn right on Rte. 20 west. Go 8 miles to the Russell State Police barracks. (Do NOT turn up Rte 23 toward Blandford center). Turn left and follow the signs. The address is 41 Nye Brook Road in Blanford.
Overall, Blandford Ski Area is the 4th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 8 snowboarding resorts in Massachusetts. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Blandford Ski Area including Ski Butternut Basin, Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort and Berkshire East Ski Resort.
Local Contacts: Butternut Basin (413) 528-2000; Mass. Tourism (800) 447-MASS.
Best Season: Jan. - Feb.
Average Difficulty: Easy
Reference Source: click here http://www.skiblandford.org/
GPS: 42.179, -72.929
Date Published: 12/26/2015
Date Updated: 7/2/2016
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