Wheeler Hill
Amherst, MA
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:

Year Lifts Trails Other Info Source
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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