Ski Bradford is a ski area located in the state of Massachusetts in USA. The resort is in the town of Haverhill, MA.
We recently ranked all of Massachusetts's ski resorts, so you can see where Ski Bradford stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Ski Bradford 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 Ski Bradford. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Ski Bradford's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Ski Bradford around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Ski Bradford Terrain Overview
Ski Bradford has a total of 15 ski trails, which are serviced by 10 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Ski Bradford is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 48 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 19 hectares, 0.1 square miles, or 0.2 square kilometers.
Ski Bradford's slopes see on average 50 inches (1.3 meters) of snowfall a year.
Ski Bradford Elevation
Ski Bradford has a summit elevation of 1,548 feet, or 472 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 1,300 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 248 feet (76 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Ski Bradford has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Ski Bradford Difficulty Level
30.7out 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
Ski Bradford has 48 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Ski Bradford is a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 10% of its trails as easy. However, it also has a fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 90%.
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 Ski Bradford good for beginners?
Ski Bradford 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 90% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Ski Bradford Location
Ski Bradford is located in the state of Massachusetts, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of Haverhill, MA.
Haverhill, MA 01835 USA
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Getting to Ski Bradford
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Ski Bradford), its coordinates of 42.76000, -71.06000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Haverhill, 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 Ski Bradford.
|Logan International Airport||BOS||Boston, MA||27 mi|
|Portland International Jetport||PWM||Portland, ME||72 mi|
|Theodore Francis Green State Airport||PVD||Providence, RI||74 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 Ski Bradford.
|Manchester-Boston Regional Airport||MHT||Manchester, NH||22 mi|
|Portsmouth International at Pease Airport||PSM||Portsmouth, NH||25 mi|
|Worcester Regional Airport||ORH||Worcester, MA||54 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Ski Bradford, 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 Ski Bradford.
|Gunstock Mountain||Kingston, NH||2,267 ft||50%||10 mi|
|McIntyre Ski Area||Manchester, NH||510 ft||18%||26 mi|
|Nashoba Valley||Boxborough, MA||440 ft||37%||29 mi|
|Ski Butternut||Great Barrington, MA||1,800 ft||40%||30 mi|
|Ski Ward||Shrewsbury, MA||410 ft||25%||30 mi|
|Blue Hills Ski Area||Canton, MA||635 ft||24%||38 mi|
|Dartmouth Skiway||Concord, NH||1,943 ft||41%||40 mi|
|Pats Peak||Henniker, NH||1,400 ft||34%||40 mi|
|Crotched Mountain||Bennington, NH||2,066 ft||43%||44 mi|
|Wachusett Mountain Ski Area||Princeton, MA||2,006 ft||41%||46 mi|
|Ragged Mountain||Andover, NH||2,250 ft||44%||63 mi|
|Mount Sunapee||Newbury, NH||2,743 ft||45%||65 mi|
|Loon Mountain||Lincoln, NH||3,050 ft||51%||72 mi|
|King Pine Ski Area||Madison, NH||850 ft||17%||77 mi|
|Stowe Mountain||West Halifax, VT||4,395 ft||59%||85 mi|
|Waterville Valley||Waterville Valley, NH||4,004 ft||50%||86 mi|
|Yawgoo Valley||Exeter, RI||315 ft||24%||90 mi|
|Cranmore Mountain||North Conway, NH||2,000 ft||41%||90 mi|
|Shawnee Peak||Bridgton, ME||1,700 ft||44%||91 mi|
|Magic Mountain||Londonderry, VT||2,850 ft||54%||92 mi|
|Attitash||Bartlett, NH||2,350 ft||53%||92 mi|
|Okemo Mountain||Ludlow, VT||3,344 ft||54%||95 mi|
|Mount Snow||Somerset, VT||3,600 ft||47%||96 mi|
|Stratton Mountain||Winhall, VT||3,875 ft||47%||96 mi|
Ski Bradford Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||1,548 ft|
|Base Elevation||1,300 ft|
|Vertical Drop||248 ft|
(10% Beginner, 80% Intermediate, 10% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||50 inches|