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Waterville Valley

Waterville Valley Ski Resort Guide

Waterville Valley, United States

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift1,220m
Resort Height600m
 Nearest AirportsManchester-Boston and Nashua (Boire Field)
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Waterville Valley

The American ski resort of Waterville Valley is at an altitude of 600m.


Waterville Valley has direct access to 52 marked pistes, served by a total of 11 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


Waterville Valley offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.


Waterville Valley is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Waterville Valley.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Waterville Valley is 5km long and the most difficult run is the 'True Grit'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Waterville Valley?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Waterville Valley.

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Snow Forecast by day for Waterville Valley

Ski Area Stats

Waterville Valley Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Waterville Valley Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,220m
Lowest Piste600m
Resort Altitude (Waterville Valley)600m
Max Vertical620m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Waterville Valley
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Waterville Valley?

This ski resort is in Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Waterville Valley is Manchester-Boston, 95 minutes drive away.

Nashua (Boire Field), Boston (Logan Intl), Burlington and Portland airports are all within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 11 ski lifts are able to uplift 14,867 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Waterville Valley open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is mid November, and usual closing is Mid April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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