Ski East: The Berkshires Almanac


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Bousquet Ski Area

Pittsfield, Mass.

Vertical drop:

750 feet

Skiable terrain:

60 acres, 21 trails


Two doubles, three tows

Lift ticket:

$25 (adults and junior, weekend or weekday)


413-442-8316; website:


Brodie Mountain New Ashford, Mass.
Vertical drop: 1,250 feet
Skiable terrain: 250 acres, 40 trails
Lifts: four doubles, two tows
Weekend lift tickets: $40 adult, junior (7-12) $30, 6 and under $10.
Contact: (413) 443-4752, website: e-mail:

Butternut Great Barrington, Mass.
Vertical drop: 1,000 feet
Skiable terrain: 110 acres, 22 trails
Lifts: One quad, one triple, four doubles and two tows
Weekend: adult $39, junior (7-13) $28, 6 and under $10
Contact: (413) 528-2000 or (800) 438-SNOW;
website: ; e-mail:

Catamount Great Barrington, Mass.
Vertical drop: 1,000 feet
Skiable terrain: 100 acres, 25 trails, new beginner slope
.Lifts: Six doubles, two tows
Weekend: adults $40; juniors (ages 7-14) $27, 6-and-under free.
Contact: (518) 325-3200 or (413) 528-1262; website: ; e-mail:

Jiminy Peak Hancock, Mass.
Vertical drop: 1,140 feet
Skiable terrain: 149 acres, 40 trails
Lifts: Two quads, three triples, two doubles, two tows
Weekend lift tickets: adults $44, juniors (12 and under) and seniors (62 and older) $31.
Contact: (413) 738-5500; website: .

Otis Ridge Otis, Mass.
Vertical drop: 400 feet
Skiable terrain: 60 acres
Lifts: Two doubles, four tows
Weekend lift ticket: adults and juniors $20, under-6 free on thebeginner slope or $10 for all-area.
Contact: (413) 269-4444; website: ; e-mail:

Berkshires Lodging Information
Berkshire County has about 4,000 beds, so rooms are generally plentiful, except during the busiest holidays. Jiminy Peak offers the most extensive on-site lodging; Brodie also has beds. For region-wide lodging information and reservations, contact the following:n Berkshire Tourist Information Hotline: (800) 237-5747. n Berkshire Visitors Bureau: (413) 443-9186;website: . It offers links to ski resorts, lodging, museums and more. E-mail: