Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Ski Butternut

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Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.5
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Nightlife
  • 2.0

Recommended For:

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

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  • 4

    Closest Favorite Place to Ride

    by GOOFY RIDER - 10th December 2009

    Pros: Nice Terrain Park - Cheap Season Passes -

    Cons: Slow Lifts - Nasty Expensive Food - Lift to Terrain Park not open on Weekdays

    I went alot last year because lift tickets were cheap. My only problem is that the lift that drops off right beside the terrain park is not open on Weekdays... Full review

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  • 5


    by planb420 - 3rd November 2009

    Pros: Baller Terrain parks

    Cons: old/slow lifts

    I love the terrain parks at Butternut, its nice that they make you have a pass specifically for the park so that in turn keeps out most amateurs that are no... Full review

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  • 3

    Nice place to stretch your legs

    by gma1970 - 11th April 2009

    Pros: Good job on early season snowmaking

    Cons: Uninspired terrain

    Went on an early season warmup day. They had more open with better cover than all but a few areas in Northern New England. The hill itself is pretty straigh... Full review

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  • 4

    Butternut Rocks

    by pattwins - 19th March 2009

    Pros: Great trails; fun terrain park; huge lodge; well-kept

    Cons: little far to travel for us in CT; closes too early. No night skiing.

    Ski Butternut is the best resort between CT and MA if you are not going to Vermont. It is accessible from both states, has a great terrain park (must purcha... Full review

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  • 3

    Never on weekends

    by Downhill - 16th March 2009

    Pros: Mid week lift tickets

    Cons: Slooow lifts

    Great place to ski mid week. Week ends and holidays are mobbed, but OK if you are only going to put little kids in lesson, otherwise lift lines are out of... Full review

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  • 4

    Good for beginners

    by jrizzo - 13th March 2009

    Pros: friendly staff, easy terrain, family friendly

    Cons: rates, lift locations

    I ski just a few times a year, so Butternut is a good choice with several easier trails. The staff is very friendly, and it's a good family place. ... Full review

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