7 Places to Downhill Ski in Western MA this Weekend!

MA Office of Travel & Tourism Gives a Round-up of Skiing in Western MA Post Nemo!

Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort in Hancock, MA.

For those of you with cabin fever, Western MA ski areas have good news! They have fresh snow, and lots of it. With most mountains reporting at least a foot of fresh powder, there’s still time to get a few runs in this weekend. Below is a round up of conditions. For up-to-date information visit the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism’s massvacation.com/skilocal.

  1. Ski Butternut in Great Barrington – Ski Butternut saw more than one-foot of fresh snow during the past 24 hours. The ski area has 22 open trails, two terrain parks, and eleven lifts. skibutternut.com
  2. Jiminy Peak in Hancock With 42 trails and nine lifts open today, visitors to Jiminy Peak will enjoy a foot of fresh powder. If you can’t make it this weekend – check out their great lodging deals available during the President’s Week holiday. jiminypeak.com
  3. Berkshire East in Charlemont Berkshire East has nothing but fresh powder, and 18-inches of it! The mountain has 45 trails, 3 lifts, and plenty of skiing until 10 p.m. tonight. berkshireeast.com
  4. Blandford Ski Area in Blandford With plenty of fresh snow, Blandford is open for business today and will open at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday morning. skiblandford.org
  5. Bousquet in Pittsfield Bousquet’s groomers have been busy nurturing the nearly one-foot of fresh powder dropped by the storm. Ski and ride tomorrow for $25, with the mountain’s Sunday Saver special. bousquets.com
  6. Catamount Ski Area in South Egremont Catamount saw 15-inches of fresh snow on its 29 trails, and offers great ski and stay packages with mid-week specials starting at $45/day. catamountski.com
  7. Otis Ridge in Otis With ten trails and nearly two-feet of fresh powder, Otis Ridge is ready to welcome visitors with great lessons and rental packages. otisridge.com

- Submitted by Meghan Malloy. Photo credit: MOTT.

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