Huff Hills is a ski area located in the state of North Dakota in USA. The resort is in the town of Mandan, ND.
Huff Hills is not a part of any nationwide lift ticket system. Passes such as Epic, IKON, or Mountain Collective allow pass holders to ski at multiple mountians with a single purchase. Unfortunately, none of those passes work with Huff Hills. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Huff Hills's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Huff Hills around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Huff Hills Terrain Overview
Huff Hills has a total of 16 ski trails, which are serviced by 4 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Huff Hills is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 80 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 32 hectares, 0.1 square miles, or 0.3 square kilometers.
Huff Hills's slopes see on average 45 inches (1.1 meters) of snowfall a year.
Huff Hills Elevation
Huff Hills has a summit elevation of 2,150 feet, or 655 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 1,700 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 450 feet (137 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Huff Hills has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Huff Hills Difficulty Level
24.6out of 100
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At Parks & Trips, we've created a proprietary Difficulty Score that attempts to show how difficult a particular ski slope is. We get to this number by combining a number of metrics for each resort and comparing them to its peers. Most of the score is based off the amount of easy-intermediate-expert slopes by acreage and the maximum vertical drop of the overall resort, but also includes a few lesser-used metrics as well.
Our algorithm compares each resort’s metrics with all others in North America, then assigns each a Difficulty Score, which we use to rank them accordingly. Resorts with a lower score are easier to ski than those with a higher one. However, a high score does not mean that the resort does not have any easy slopes, or vice versa. This is just an overall score given to the resort based on all its metrics grouped together.
Skiable Terrain by Difficulty Level
Huff Hills has 80 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Since Huff Hills is an extremely beginner-friendly ski area, it has 40% of its trails are rated as "beginner-level". 50% trails are rated as intermediate.
Beginner trails (identified by a green circle) are the easiest trails on the hill with a gradual 25% or less gradient, and are usually wide to accommodate beginner skiers.
Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.
Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.
Is Huff Hills good for beginners?
Huff Hills is a very beginner-friendly course. In fact, it is one of the easiest ski slopes in all of North America, ranking in the bottom 10% of overall difficulty. 40% of its trails are rated as "beginner".
Huff Hills Location
Huff Hills is located in the state of North Dakota, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of Mandan, ND.
Mandan, ND 58554 USA
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Getting to Huff Hills
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Huff Hills), its coordinates of 46.63000, -100.72000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Mandan, ND to get close.
By Air: If you are coming in from across the country, then you may need to board an airplane to get here.
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airport(s) to Huff Hills.
|Bismarck Municipal Airport||BIS||Bismarck, ND||10 mi|
|Jamestown Regional Airport||JMS||Jamestown, ND||99 mi|
|Minot International Airport||MOT||Minot, ND||116 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Huff Hills, but we didn't list them here due to the fact that no major airlines go through them.
Other Nearby Ski Resorts
Skiers will - especially if coming from far away - try and visit a couple different slopes all in the same trip. Here are the closest other ski slopes within 100 miles of Huff Hills.
Huff Hills Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||2,150 ft|
|Base Elevation||1,700 ft|
|Vertical Drop||450 ft|
(40% Beginner, 50% Intermediate, 10% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||45 inches|