Before 1947-At least 1949
Wheeler Hill was a small rope tow area that operated just east of Amherst from before 1947-at least 1949. The area had a 600' rope tow which served a wide slope. A snack bar and warming hut gave skiers a break. Little else is known about this area.
History by the Year:
|1947-1948||tow||600' long, 1500' wide, eastern exposure, novice and intermediate||Ski hut and snack bar, located 1.25 east of Amherst on North Street||Skier's Guide to New England|
|1949||600' tow||novice and intermediate, 600' long, 1500' wide, floodlit||Open daily each afternoon and evening, ski hut and snack bar, professional instruction, 1.4 miles east of Amherst on North East Street||MA Ski Guide|
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