User-Generated Reviews for Ski Butternut

Browse our collection of user-generated reviews of Ski Butternut to better plan your ski trip. Ski Butternut reviews are sorted by Overall Rating, Downhill Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly.

Overall Rating: 3.6

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.0
  • All Mtn. Terrain
  • 51
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.3
  • Nightlife
  • 2.0

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 37%
  • Beginner
  • 50%
  • Families
  • 67%
  • Intermediate
  • 57%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 37%
  • Advanced
  • 20%

Helpful Highlights:

This is a great little resort except for an absentee owner who doesn't ski his own mountain. Instead he chooses to stay down South and raise and tend to his...

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  • 3

    Better Hurry, snow will be gone!

    by devon - 13th February 2012

    Pros: No crowds during the week.

    Cons: Stops blowing snow this week!

    This is a great little resort except for an absentee owner who doesn't ski his own mountain. Instead he chooses to stay down South and raise and tend to his... Full review

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  • 5

    Great Mountain

    by alpinetree - 22nd December 2011

    Pros: terrain park, blacks, blues, lifts

    Cons: none

    I recently visited butternut and I enjoyed the mountain. Season passes are the cheapest around and the terrain park are great. Also the rest of the mountain... Full review

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  • 5

    A Hidden Gem!

    by theexperience - 11th October 2011

    Pros: Price, close, snow quality, beer, views, rustic feel

    Cons: Slow zones, no night skiing

    Ski Butternut is overall a great place! I snowboard here 40-50 times a season, and still can't get enough. Here is what I enjoy about the resort. 1. It'... Full review

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  • 3

    A Good Local Place

    by acipparone - 10th May 2011

    Pros: The Price

    Cons: Choppy Snow, Rusty Lift Supports

    We had a nice day skiing in late March, but through no fault of the resort, the snow was quite mushy. However, it was fun to ski the rustic runs at the res... Full review

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  • 2

    Any expert will get bored

    by enya2 - 20th February 2011

    Pros: Comfortable lifts, grooming, intermediate runs.

    Cons: Overrated, thin cover, busy lodge, 2 expert runs, no glades

    Butternut is the most overrated resort in the northeast. It was 50 degrees that day but there were bare spots on over half the trails by 12:00 and bar... Full review

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  • 3

    Fair Mountain, close to Fairfield County

    by nmkelley - 23rd March 2010

    Pros: Close to home.

    Cons: Long lift lines.

    Butternut is a good mountain for beginners. It's not a big mountain and intermediate skiers can get bored quickly. The lift at the base gets VERY crowded ... Full review

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