Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Ski Butternut

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Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.6
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.6
  • Nightlife
  • 2.0

Recommended For:

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

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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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  • 5

    Best southern NE ski area

    by franz - 17th March 2010

    Pros: $25 M-Fri , Never crowded mid week

    Cons: none, except no dbl diamonds if thats what you want

    It's a really friendly mountain and reminds me of the good old days. I encounter skiers of all ages there. I frequently see skiers into their 80s. They have... Full review

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  • 4

    Ski Butternut= Fun place to be

    by Snowboardermansb55 - 1st March 2010

    Pros: terrian park, moguls, comfortable lifts, ski shop, rentals, downhill terrain, low cost, beautiful snow

    Cons: food, day ends early , in the middle of nowhere

    Butternut, MA, so far is my favorite ski place in southern New England. Their small and large terrian parks are very well kept and nicely made. Their lifts,... Full review

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  • 5

    What a fun place!

    by bryan01601 - 17th February 2010

    Pros: Terrain Parks

    Cons: None

    Went to Butternut today after it was suggested to us by a couple of friends. I was very reluctant to go as I usually like to go to the Bigger Mountains in ... Full review

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  • 5

    Season Pass all the way

    by brianlewis5 - 21st January 2010

    Pros: Great on weekdays

    Cons: Crowds during Peak

    Got a Season pass for $230. Only an hour away from home. Get there Early and Leave Early during peak Hours.... Full review

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  • 3

    Too much ice

    by xSWB4lifex - 29th December 2009

    Pros: Nice trails

    Cons: Too much ice, crowded

    The trails were nice but they had a lot of ice on them and there were a lot of chunks in the middle of the trails. also the lodge didnt have a lot of seatin... Full review

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