Ski Butternut

Ski Resort Profile

Ski Butternut
United States
Phone: 413 528-2000

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About the Ski Resort

Ski Butternut is located on the northern slopes of East Mountain State Forest near the village of Great Barrington.

Butternut's lifts, trails and base facilities complement a beautiful, natural setting of evergreen and hardwood forests.

It is clear that the area's enviable reputation among skiers centers on providing the best possible snow conditions in a pleasing, relaxed atmosphere.

Historically, the Berkshires have been a year-round vacation area, and over the years Butternut has become a major focus for those seeking a quality ski vacation.

Awarded by SKI Magazine for overall area development, environmental planning and excellence of design, Butternut's beautiful and challenging skiing terrain offers novices to experts alike a rewarding skiing experience.

Ski resort area details

Alpine Skiing: Yes
Night Skiing: No
Heli-Skiing: No
Snowcat Skiing: No
Snowboarding: No
Snowshoe trails: No
Cross country: 8 km
Snow tubing: Yes

 Easiest:  20 %

 More Difficult:  60 %

 Most Difficult:  20 %

 Experts only:  --

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Pace of Play: Pace of play: 0
Money Value: Money value: 0
Tees: Tees: 0
Service: Service: 0

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Mountain Statistics

Base elevation:  1,000 ft
Summit elevation:  1,800 ft
Vertical drop:  800 ft
Skiable area:  110 acres
Annual snowfall:  70 in
Snowmaking:  100 %
Number of trails:  22
Number of lifts:  10
Types of lifts:  1 Rope Tow,
 1 Poma Lift,
 4 Double Chairs,
 1 Triple Chair,
 2 Quad Chair,
 1 Carpet Lift

Ski Resort Services

Childcare  Yes
Adaptive skier:  Yes
Nearby lodging:  Yes
Ski lessons:  Yes
Snowboard lessons:  Yes
Ski rentals:  Yes
Snowboard rentals:  Yes

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Ski Resort directions

Butternut is located two miles east of Great Barrington, Mass., on Route 23. From New York, take the Taconic State Parkway north to Claverack/Route 23 exit; Route 23 east. From Albany, take I-90 east to Exit B3; Route 102 to West Stockbridge; Route 41 south to Route 23 east.