Ski Ohio

Usually when one thinks of Cincinnati one of the last things on their mind at the same time is skiing; but guess what? Ohio is home to some pretty nifty ski resorts and if you’re in the vicinity of Cincinnati this winter and love to ski, you may want to check out a few of the following options since they range in size from 39 skiable acres (Boston Mills) to a whopping 144 acres (Mad River).Following are some key statistics to help you decide which you might explore should you only have time to hit one but of course you know we think you should hit them all!

Alpine Valley has a top elevation of 1500 feet, a vertical drop of 230 feet, a skiable terrain of 72 acres and 7 total lifts. The longest run is 0.1 miles, and average snow fall is 120 inches.Boston Mills has a top elevation of 871 feet, a vertical drop of 240 feet, a skiable terrain of 39 acres and 8 total lifts. The longest run is 0.2 miles, and average snow fall is 51 inches.Mad River has a top elevation of 1460 feet, a vertical drop of 300 feet, a skiable terrain of 144 acres and 12 total lifts. The longest run is 0.5 miles, and average snow fall is 36 inches.Snow Trails has a top elevation of 1475 feet, a vertical drop of 300 feet, a skiable terrain of 60 acres and 7 total lifts. The longest run is 0.2 miles, and average snow fall is 50 inches.

If you want to do some Nordic (cross country) skiing you might also want to check out the following in/near Cincinnati (also great for hiking in the non-winter months):

  • Bedford Reservation
  • Brecksville Reservation
  • Euclid Reservation
  • Garfield Park Reservation
  • Hinckley Reservation
  • Mill Stream Run Reservation
  • North Chagrin Reservation
  • Rocky River Reservation
  • South Chagrin Reservation