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Ski Butternut

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Address: 380 State Rd - Rt 23, Great Barrington, MA 01230
Phone Number: 413-528-2000
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nice family oriented and beginner friendly mountain.

Nice friendly family oriented ski mountain in the Berkshire. great nice towns nearby, Great Barrington etc.. Just far enough away from nyc metro area crowd. Mountain hosted... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Good mountain, good facilities, good snow. But unfortunately, I can't say much more. They're just in a tough location. If it weren't for the cheap prices, Butternut would be closed by now. Worth a family weekend for a close drive from NYC or Boston.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Nice friendly family oriented ski mountain in the Berkshire. great nice towns nearby, Great Barrington etc.. Just far enough away from nyc metro area crowd. Mountain hosted very relaxed and free spirited Telemark ski workshop.

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Not for expert skiers, this place is probably the best value and best maintained ski hill in the area. Lodges are serviceable and clean with the basics available (not fancy); equipment rentals are well kept & organized and the staff including lift operators, lodge staff, ski school, etc., are top notch. Most of all, it's the grooming that makes Butternut... More 

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Sheffield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Opened til Easter this year and the conditions were fabulous. The lift line was non existent and the trails were easy for us but good enough for excitement.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Staying in Great Barrington for a couple of nights we noticed, driving into town, how the Butternut dominates the town. No sign of any action today, although the ski slope is clearly visible. I think it says 1 1/2 miles from the centre of town to Butternut.

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AUSTIN, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Easy mountain to ski. Well groomed. Great conditions this "spring". Nice day trip from CT. No high speed lifts. Excellent value, especially during the week.

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New Canaan, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had a nice time at Butternut last weekend (3/15/2015). The kids wanted to go tubing. We parked right there so that we could even watch them from the car. It was very inexpensive $20 for 2 hours. (That was enough time. They wanted to go at right about 2 hours). I think the tubing is closed for season. But,... More 

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Syosset
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I've been skiing at Butternut since I was a little kid and the reason we keep going back is because it is great for my family now. While Butternut doesn't have any very challenging runs, it does offer a good selection of beginner through advanced intermediate runs, which means my kids can ski 100% of the mountain with ease. There... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

My son and I had great time here. We just went to the tubing park but it was a blast we stayed for hours until almost close it was only us and one other family and the staff was great and interactive with the kids cant wait to back! stayed Feb.2014

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Far enough that we feel like we are escaping but near enough that we can ski during the day and still make it home at a decent hour. Our young daughter is still learning and we are significantly more experienced but Ski Butternut had a nice feel with enough terrain to keep the older kids busy. It is also small... More 

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