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Berkshire East Mountain Resort

Located in the Western Massachusetts town of Charlemont, Berkshire East Mountain Resort is Southern New England’s year-round outdoor adventure destination. Featuring great skiing, riding, snow tubing, mountain biking, two aerial adventure parks, zip lining, whitewater rafting, weddings, group events and North America’s longest mountain coaster!

More about our History and Operations…

Trail Ratings

  • Beginner (Green Circle) 30%
  • Intermediate (Blue Square) 35%
  • Most Difficult (Black Diamond) 30%
  • Expert Only (Double Black Diamond) 5%

Trail Ratings (Trail ratings indicate the relative difficulty of the runs within a given Berkshire East and are not meant to be used for comparison between ski areas.)

Berkshire East Mountain Resort Facts and Figures

  • Alpine Skiing: Yes
  • Snowboarding: Yes
  • Total Trails: 45
  • Night Skiing Trails: 18
  • Terrain Park: Yes
  • Cross Country: No
  • Snow Tubing: Yes
  • Snowshoe Trails: No

Summit Elevation: 1,840 ft (561 m)
Vertical Drop: 1,180 ft (360 m)
Skiable Area: 162 Acres
Annual Snowfall: 110 in (279 cm)
Snowmaking: 100 %
Number of Lifts: 6
Uphill Lift Capacity: 6,200 per hour
Types of Lifts: 2 Quad Chair Lifts, 2 Surface Lifts, 1 Double Chair,1 Triple Chair
Longest Run: 13,200 ft

Solar and Wind at Berkshire East

Powered by a 500 kWh solar facility and a 900 kWh wind turbine, Berkshire East is the first ski area in the world to generate 100% of our power from onsite renewable energy. We are very aware of our place on the planet and are proud of these two impactful installations and are proud of being a leader in responsible ski area development.

Directions To Berkshire East Mountain Resort

From Boston

Approximately 2.5 hours Take Route 2 West. Merge onto I-91 South. Take the first exit (26) to get back onto Route 2 West. At the traffic circle take the second exit onto Route 2 West. From here there are signs directing you to Berkshire East. Follow Route 2 for 17 miles to Charlemont. After passing through the center of town take a left following the signs for Route 8A South. You will cross a bridge. At the T intersection take a left, and Berkshire East will be on your right. Park in the Main Parking Lot.

From New York City

Approximately 3.5 Hours (Google Maps says 3 hours 21 minutes to Times Square) Take I-95 North to I-91 North. It is exit 48 and is a left exit. Take exit 26 to get on Route 2 West. At the traffic circle take the second exit onto Route 2 West. From here there are signs directing you to Berkshire East. Follow Route 2 for 17 miles to Charlemont. After passing through the center of town take a left following the signs for Route 8A South. You will cross a bridge. At the T intersection take a left, and Berkshire East will be on your right. Park in the Main Parking Lot.

From Albany

Approximately 1.5 hours Take Route 2 East. Take a right at Route 8A South. You will cross a bridge. At the T intersection take a left, and Berkshire East will be on your right. Park in the Main Parking Lot.

From Points North

Take I-91 South to exit 26. At the traffic circle take the first exit onto Route 2 West. From here there are signs directing you to Berkshire East. Follow Route 2 for 17 miles to Charlemont. After passing through the center of town take a left following the signs for Route 8A South. You will cross a bridge. At the T intersection take a left, and Berkshire East will be on your right. Park in the Main Parking Lot.

Berkshire East Mountain Resort
66 Thunder Mountain Rd,  Charlemont, MA 01339
413-339-6617

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