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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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  • nyskier (17th February 2013)

    I ski catamount several times each year. i usually like it, but today (2/16/2013) was so icy that in my opinion it was not safe. i skied only two hours ...

  • Arthur (28th January 2013)

    Catamount is a great value in my opinion. This place is very reasonably priced, has great intermediate and expert terrain for NY and the Catskills, and is u...

  • Benjamin ( 6th January 2013)

    This is the only place I have gotten injured, but that was my fault (fell and broke my hand). However, I still plan to return to Catamount. I like that it i...

  • wedge2edge ( 1st January 2013)

    I live in Northwest CT, so the Catapult slope is the closest and one of my the most favorite local runs. After a fresh snow fall with a mid-week ticket pric...

  • Steven (11th February 2012)

    Perfect for family if you're not looking for extremely difficult. You can make an intermediate trail difficult if you go fast and hit all the jumps. When ...

  • Sam (23rd January 2012)

    Fine for location and horrid lack of snow. They did get some last weekend though. The Park has a nice rainbow box, two up down boxes, corrugated pipe, two f...

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