Berkshires and Pioneer Valley ski areas welcome skiers, snowboarders

Winter Chair Lift Group - Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort - Hancock, MA
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort

37 Corey Road -- Route 43 Hancock, MA, 01237 Phone: 413-738-5500 Toll-Free: 800-882-8859

Come see why Berkshires resort is southern New England’s favorite for skiers of all abilities

There’s nothing like the feeling of freedom you get when you ski down the perfect mountain trail. You’ll find that experience, and more, at Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort, in the heart of the Berkshires. The 2,380-foot mountain has a vertical rise of 1,150 feet and is set on 167 acres. Nine lifts, including a six-passenger high-speed lift, will take you up to the summit, where 45 trails await: a good mix of easy, low-intermediate, intermediate, high-intermediate, black diamond and double-black diamond. The resort has top-notch snowmaking capabilities and offers night skiing. All trails funnel back to the base area, so parents can feel comfortable when the kids hit the slopes. Rental equipment is available, and there are plenty of dining and lodging options on-site.
Butternut Ski Area - Great Barrington, MA
Butternut Ski Area

380 State Road - MA Route 23 Great Barrington, MA, 01230 Phone: 413-528-2000

Skiing & Snowboarding: Butternut prides itself on being an affordable and family-friendly ski area an easy drive from New York City and many locations in Connecticut via major highways. The mountain welcomes people new to skiing and snowboarding. Butternut promotes is affordable lift tickets and cheap season passes. Rentals and lessons for skiing and snowboarding are available, with opportunities for discounted packages. There is a seven-lane snow tubing center.
Everything Else: Ski shop, demonstration demo tent. The nearby town of Great Barrington is a fun place to visit, with restaurants, lodging, and a variety of attractions and entertainment for adult and kids. Also, theaters, shopping, and museums.
Bousquet Mountain Ski Area - Pittsfield, MA
Bousquet Mountain Ski Area

101 Dan Fox Drive Pittsfield, MA, 01201 Phone: 413-442-8985

This family-friendly ski area offers lots of deals and passes for lift tickets and lessons. 24 trails on 200 skiable acres, terrain park, and snow tubing. Packages and ski & stay deals available.
Otis Ridge - Otis, MA
Otis Ridge Ski Area

159 Monterey Road - Route 23 Otis, MA, 01253 Phone: 413-269-4444

Eleven trails serviced by five lifts at this family ski area with a 400 foot vertical drop. Check website for current trail conditions.