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by: jason - 23rd April 2011

  • 4
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced/Expert
  • 4All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 2Family Friendly
  • 4Aprés Ski
  • 3Terrain Park
  • Overall Value
small parking lot=short liftlines, Bump runs, Catapult
Small lodge, lifts are far apart at base, summit intermediates

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Overall, Catamount is a good-sized, well planned ski area in the Berkshires. Each ability level has its own lift and part of the mountain. Beginners have The Meadows complex which is mostly green other then a few intermediates. The suprising thing is that those few intermediates are some of the hardest blue trails on the mountain! On the main face of the mountain there are many blue trails and a terrain park. The terrain park requires a pass, which to me is terrible for the good freestylers (I'm just learning my way around the small park). Ridge Run is a good intermediate from the summit filled with ups and downs. By far the worst trail on the mountain is....Sidewinder! Each time I look at the trail it seems like all the mountain's speed demons are there! That's bad for the rest of us because it really is a nice trail in the morning when you're the only one on the mountain. Although Catamount is small, the black diamonds pack a decent punch for a small mountain. Off Stage has huge bumps by the beginning of January and so does half of Upper and Lower Glade. The best thing about Catamount is that the parking lot is small- get there before 12:00 or else there won't be a spot left. This equals out to very, very miminal liftlines on the summit quad. Everyone can go to Catamount!
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  • anonymous_user (27th November 2007)

    As a parent who skis alone with 2 younginz, Catamount is the perfect destination. Other mountains as close to my L.I. home are nowhere near as user friendl...

  • anonymous_user ( 3rd November 2007)

    Catamount is the ****. I love catamount with all of my heart. These people who are complaining are obviously cidiots. They have no clue what they are talkin...

  • anonymous_user (24th March 2007)

    3/24/2007 Very poor conditions, slush, misreported conditions on website, exposed dirt everywhere, just a full-blown mess. At $45 for a 4-hour ticket. Never...

  • anonymous_user ( 9th March 2007)

    Ice. ice and more ice. Catamount claims PP and LG. Well last I checked snow is white, not blue. Every run is frozen solid and there is not any powder to be ...

  • anonymous_user ( 5th March 2007)

    My family and I have been skiing at Catamount now for 12 years. Overall, it's a great mountain for families. The pluses are the ski school, particularly f...

  • anonymous_user (21st February 2007)

    What a refreshing experience! The staff were very friendly and patient. A great local mountain for beginners and intermediates. The magic carpet was the ...

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