Huff Hills Ski Resort

Huff Hills Ski Resort 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 pass 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 with with Huff Hills Ski Resort.

Huff Hills Lodging:

Huff Hills Ski Resort 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 square miles, or 0 square kilometers.

Total Runs
Ski Lift
Skiable Acres
80(0 km2)
Annual Snowfall

Huff Hills Ski Resort Elevation

Huff Hills Ski Resort 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.

Mountain Summit
Summit Elevation
2,150'(655 m)
Vertical Drop
Vertical Drop
450'(137 m)
Mountain base
Base Elevation
1,700'(518 m)

Huff Hills Ski Resort Difficulty Level

Difficulty Score
23.6out of 100
←  EasyHard  →
Huff Hills is an extremely beginner-friendly ski area. It is in fact one of the easiest ski slopes in all of North America, ranking in the bottom 10% of overall difficulty. This is due to it having 40% of its trails are rated as "beginner", and a vertical drop of only 450 feet.


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.

Skiiable Area 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.
40%(32 acres)

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.

Blue Square
50%(40 acres)

Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.

Black Diamond
10%(8 acres)

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 Ski Resort 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 Ski Resort Location

Huff Hills Ski Resort is located in the state of North Dakota, USA. This ski area is nearby the town of Mandan, ND.

Mandan, ND 58554 USA
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GPS Coordinates:
46.63000, -100.72000

Getting to Huff Hills Ski Resort

By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Huff Hills Ski Resort), 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 AirportBISBismarck, ND10 mi
Jamestown Regional AirportJMSJamestown, ND99 mi
Minot International AirportMOTMinot, ND116 mi

There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Huff Hills Ski Resort, 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 Ski Resort.

NameLocationSummitDifficulty ScoreDistance

Huff Hills Ski Resort Mountain Stats

Summit Elevation2,150 ft
Base Elevation1,700 ft
Vertical Drop450 ft
(40% Beginner,  50% Intermediate,  10% Expert)
Skiable Acres80
Avg. Annual SnowfallN/A inches
Huff Hills Ski Resort Mountain Stats