By Elizabeth Troyer and Sarveen Khatami
Are you a skier but haven’t been able to find a place in Ohio? Well, we got you covered! Here is a list of the most popular ski resorts in Ohio.
Snow Trails is a skiing and tubing location known as the “Ski Capital of Ohio” and is located in Mansfield, OH. This resort is made up of three green runs, ten blue runs, and ten black runs. Snow Trails is open from 10 am to 9 pm on Mondays through Fridays, and 9 am to 9 pm on the weekends. Lift ticket prices range from $41-$52 depending on the days you choose to ski. Snow Trails also has many food and activity options for those times off of the slopes.
This ski resort is located in Peninsula, Ohio and is open every day. They’re open 10 am-9:30 pm Monday through Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10 am-10 pm and Sunday from 9 am-9 pm. An all-day pass for an adult starting at age 13 is $45 without equipment rental. For the slopes, Boston Mills has three black diamonds, one blue, and one green, so it has a range for all levels of skiers.
Brandywine is another branch of Boston Mills with the same prices and operating hours but has different trails. The trails consist of three green runs, three blue runs, and three black runs. This resort is a perfect option for those testing out different slopes and terrain as there are also two freestyle terrain parks.
Alpine Valley is a skiing resort located in Chesterland, Ohio. Their hours of operation are Monday-Thursday 3:30 pm-9 pm, Friday 10 am-10 pm, Saturday 9 am-10 pm, and Sunday from 9 am-9 pm. The all-day pass is also $45 without rentals. Looking at the slopes, they offer three blue, one black diamond, and two green. This resort is mainly for beginners to intermediate skiers. They also offer polar blast tubing right next to the skiing area for $25-$59 depending on the pass you decide to choose.