Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation

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Elevation

  • 1720ft
    Summit
  • 1180ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 540ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • 5
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    36%

  • Intermediate Runs

    39%

  • Advanced Runs

    15%

  • Expert Runs

    9%

  • Runs

    33

  • Terrain Parks

    2

  • Night Skiing

    80 ac

  • Longest Run

    2 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    180 ac

  • Snow Making

    165 ac

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Overview

Berkshire East, a family run resort located in Western Massachusetts, has been offering 35 years of quality skiing and snowboarding at affordable prices. Berkshire East recently unveiled their 900kWh wind turbine that produces 100% of their annual electrical need, making them the first ski area in the United States to produce all of their electricity using an onsite, renewable source. The resort also includes 45 trails covered. Berkshire East can make snow on all of its main trails when conditions allow. Affordable lodging and dining options exist in the surrounding Deerfield River Valley.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing12/01/202003/08/2021
  • Days Open Last Year
    120
  • Years Open
    69
  • Average Snowfall
    120"

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Local restaurants, lounges, and shopping. Two lodges, PSIA ski school, National Ski Patrol, snowboard rentals, and special events all season long. One-hundred percent snowmaking.

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Berkshire East Reviews

Ben Schaeffer
12th February 20194
I attended college in Amherst, and Berkshire East was about 45 minutes from campus to slopes. My parents owned a home in...Full review
Christine Robidoux
29th December 20171
It is not worth the trip even if it is close. They lie about the number of trails that they have opened...Full review
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Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation