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Overall Rating: 3.6

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.0
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 54
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.0
  • Nightlife
  • 1.9

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 24%
  • Beginner
  • 39%
  • Families
  • 61%
  • Intermediate
  • 63%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 29%
  • Advanced
  • 21%

Helpful Highlights:

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 ...

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  • 4

    Challenging For a Small Mountain

    by enya2 - 23rd April 2011

    Pros: small parking lot=short liftlines, Bump runs, Catapult

    Cons: Small lodge, lifts are far apart at base, summit intermediates

    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 ha... Full review

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  • 3

    Want to like it more

    by CTskinerd - 15th March 2011

    Pros: Great Trails/ Diversity/ Very Undrowded

    Cons: Bad Snow, Bad Lodge, Bad Lifts, Difficult to get to

    Catamount could be so much better than it is. It has a great amount of trails and diversity that could satisfy anyone used to surrounding mountains. It was ... Full review

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  • 4

    Much better than I expected

    by jlucey - 30th January 2011

    Pros: Runs with some character, close to NYC

    Cons: only 1000 ft vertical, lodge isnt so nice

    Considering how close by it is (about two hours from NYC), I was expecting terrible snow, boring trails and massive crowds, but i was very pleasantly surpri... Full review

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  • 4

    Perfect for Intermediate Skiers

    by khakee - 25th January 2011

    Pros: Good mix of greens and blues

    Cons: won't satisfy ski resort folks

    Did not encounter a line longer than 10 deep, great long runs and great snow made for our favorite day this season. Food was good and lodges are spartan but... Full review

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  • 2

    Wanted to like it, but Really Disappointed

    by thehilberts - 16th January 2011

    Pros: Teen friendly

    Cons: Rude staff, tough transition from bunny hill for beginners, really average terrain, dirty lodges

    My family and I wanted to really like this mountain because of some of the reviews we read. But unfortunately, we were really disappointed. First, I wo... Full review

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  • 5

    Fantastic Mountain For Family Skiing On Varied Terrain

    by Apache - 9th January 2011

    Pros: Friendly Staff, Well Groomed Trails, Nice & Varied Terrain

    Cons: No high-speed lift

    Having taken up skiing last year (being taught my my sister- & brother-in-law, both accomplished skiers, in Colorado), we bought season passes at Catamount ... Full review

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