Berkshire East Ski Resort offers downhill skiing, snow tubing, zip lines and canopy tours in Charlemont, MA.
Ski Butternut located in the Berkshires at Great Barrington offers downhill skiing on 22 trails and a vertical drop of 1,000 feet.
Otis Ridge Ski Area in the Berkshires, between Lee and Springfield, MA, has a vertical drop of 400 feet and night skiing on eleven trails.
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort is the largest place to ski in the Berkshires and offers outdoors recreation all year including mountain coaster and miniature golf.
Skiing in the Berkshires began at Bousquet Ski Area in Pittsfield; night skiing was pioneered there and today it offers 24 trails and five lifts with 750 foot vertical drop from lift-top elevation of 1,818 feet.
Catamount Ski Area near Gt. Barrington on the New York border in the Berkshires has 33 downhill skiing trails, zip lines and mountain biking trails.
Article by Dave Read Facebook Twitter Skiing is a favorite activity in the Berkshires and has been an important component of the local tourism industry for as long as Tanglewood has been. In 1935, the first of the famous “ski trains” left Grand Central Station in New York bound for Bousquet’s in Pittsfield, MA, where… read more
Article by Dave Read Facebook Twitter How to get to the Berkshires Here are inks for local and regional public transportation depots and stops, plus where to get Peter Pan bus and Amtrak train schedules and tickets: how to get to the Berkshires. Pittsfield, Mass. is the largest city in the Berkshires with a population… read more
Article by Dave Read Facebook Twitter How to get to the Berkshires Here are inks for local and regional public transportation depots and stops, plus where to get Peter Pan bus and Amtrak train schedules and tickets: how to get to the Berkshires. Great Barrington, Mass maintains a small town charm and character while serving… read more
A good old-fashioned nor’easter buried Lenox and the Berkshires in upwards of two feet of snow. We thought it would be fun to make a video record of the eerily quiet beauty of the freshly plowed but largely deserted village of Lenox around 4PM Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011. It can serve as encouragement to persons… read more