Berkshire East Ski Resort in Charlemont, near North Adams, is unique among local recreational venues because it produces its own energy with a wind turbine, partially funded by a $440,000 grant from Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. In addition to downhill skiing, which has been available on Mt. Institute since the 1950s, there is snow tubing and zip lines, under the name Berkshire East Canopy Tours. If you are coming to the Berkshires to ski in the Charlemont area, you may be interested in North Adams, Mass hotels.
Berkshire East Ski Resort contact information
- South River Rd. (Rte. 8A),
- Charlemont, Mass.,
- Vertical drop: 1,180 feet;
- Number of trails: 45.
- Night skiing. 413-339-6617.
Berkshire East Ski Resort driving directions and map
How to get to the Berkshires
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