Jiminy Peak Ski Resort

Jiminy Peak Ski Resort is a ski area located in the state of Massachusetts in USA. The resort is in the town of Hancock, MA.

Jiminy Peak 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 Jiminy Peak Ski Resort.

Jiminy Peak Lodging:

Jiminy Peak Ski Resort Terrain Overview

Jiminy Peak has a total of 45 ski trails, which are serviced by 9 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Jiminy Peak is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 170 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 69 hectares, 0 square miles, or 1 square kilometers.

Total Runs
Ski Lift
Skiable Acres
170(1 km2)
Annual Snowfall

Jiminy Peak Ski Resort Elevation

Jiminy Peak Ski Resort has a summit elevation of 2,380 feet, or 725 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 1,250 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 1,130 feet (344 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.

Jiminy Peak has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.

Mountain Summit
Summit Elevation
2,380'(725 m)
Vertical Drop
Vertical Drop
1,130'(344 m)
Mountain base
Base Elevation
1,250'(381 m)

Jiminy Peak Ski Resort Difficulty Level

Difficulty Score
44.3out of 100
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Jiminy Peak can be beginner-friendly, but it depends on the ski trails you ride. While it ranks in the lower half of all North American ski areas in terms of overall difficulty, it still has 78% of its trails rated at or above intermediate ski level.


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

Jiminy Peak has 170 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.

Jiminy Peak is mostly a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 22% of its trails as easy. However, it also has its fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 78%.
22%(37 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
45%(77 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
33%(56 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 Jiminy Peak Ski Resort good for beginners?

Jiminy Peak can be beginner-friendly, depending on the runs you take. While it ranks in the lower half of all North American ski areas in terms of overall difficulty, it still has 78% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.

Jiminy Peak Ski Resort Location

Jiminy Peak Ski Resort is located in the state of Massachusetts, USA. This ski area is nearby the town of Hancock, MA.

Hancock, MA 01237 USA
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GPS Coordinates:
42.55000, -73.30000

Getting to Jiminy Peak Ski Resort

By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Jiminy Peak Ski Resort), its coordinates of 42.55000, -73.30000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Hancock, MA 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 large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airport(s) to Jiminy Peak Ski Resort.

Theodore Francis Green State AirportPVDProvidence, RI112 mi
Logan International AirportBOSBoston, MA118 mi
LaGuardia AirportLGANew York, NY126 mi

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 Jiminy Peak.

Albany International AirportALBAlbany, NY29 mi
Bradley International AirportBDLHartford, CT53 mi
Rutland - Southern Vermont Regional AirportRUTRutland, VT70 mi

There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Jiminy Peak 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 Jiminy Peak Ski Resort.

NameLocationSummitDifficulty ScoreDistance
Berkshire EastCharlemont, MA1,840 ft44%17 mi
Otis RidgeOtis, MA1,700 ft34%26 mi
Four SeasonsRavena, NY550 ft24%26 mi
Stowe MountainWest Halifax, VT4,395 ft57%32 mi
BlandfordBlandford, MA1,685 ft24%32 mi
Willard MountainGreenwich, NY1,415 ft35%34 mi
Mount SnowSomerset, VT3,600 ft44%35 mi
Stratton MountainWinhall, VT3,875 ft45%44 mi
Mohawk MountainWest Cornwall, CT1,600 ft35%50 mi
Bromley MountainPeru, VT3,284 ft42%50 mi
Windham MountainWindham, NY3,100 ft49%52 mi
Magic MountainLondonderry, VT2,850 ft52%52 mi
Snow RidgeTurin, NY2,000 ft37%54 mi
Hunter MountainHunter, NY3,200 ft53%54 mi
Okemo MountainLudlow, VT3,344 ft52%66 mi
West MountainQueensbury, NY1,470 ft30%66 mi
Ski SundownNew Hartford, CT1,075 ft29%66 mi
Mt. SouthingtonPlantsville, CT525 ft31%67 mi
WoodburyWoodbury, CT850 ft33%69 mi
Royal MountainSaint Johnsville, NY1,800 ft36%70 mi
Plattekill MountainRoxbury, NY3,500 ft47%71 mi
Wachusett MountainPrinceton, MA2,006 ft40%72 mi
Thunder RidgePatterson, NY1,270 ft28%73 mi
Woods ValleyBolton Landing, NY1,400 ft33%74 mi
Crotched MountainBennington, NH2,066 ft41%78 mi
SawkillWallkill, NY2,215 ft12%80 mi
KillingtonKillington, VT4,241 ft68%82 mi
Mount SunapeeNewbury, NH2,743 ft44%83 mi
Gore MountainNorth Creek, NY3,600 ft60%86 mi
Nashoba ValleyBoxborough, MA440 ft36%92 mi
Holiday MountainMonticello, NY1,300 ft34%93 mi
Pico MountainMendon, VT3,967 ft53%93 mi
Tuxedo RidgeCentral Valley, NY1,400 ft29%94 mi
Ragged MountainAndover, NH2,250 ft42%98 mi
Ski WardShrewsbury, MA410 ft24%98 mi
Ski ButternutGreat Barrington, MA1,800 ft38%98 mi
Bousquet MountainSudbury, MA1,875 ft37%98 mi
Pats PeakHenniker, NH1,400 ft32%99 mi
Dartmouth SkiwayConcord, NH1,943 ft39%99 mi
McCauley MountainCold Brook, NY2,260 ft36%99 mi

Jiminy Peak Ski Resort Mountain Stats

Summit Elevation2,380 ft
Base Elevation1,250 ft
Vertical Drop1,130 ft
(22% Beginner,  45% Intermediate,  33% Expert)
Skiable Acres170
Avg. Annual SnowfallN/A inches
Jiminy Peak Ski Resort Mountain Stats