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July 19, 2017
  •  Springfield Ski Club Approves Proposed Sale of Ski Blandford

  • July 1, 2017
  •  Ski Blandford May Be Sold to Ski Butternut

  • May 28, 2017
  •  Ski Blandford Financially Insolvent; Could Be Sold or Closed

  • April 19, 2017
  •  New Trail Clearing Underway at Berkshire East

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    May 10, 2017
  •  Updated Berkshire East, MA

  • April 4, 2017
  •  Updated Jug End, MA

  • March 17, 2017
  •  Updated Brodie, MA

  • January 29, 2017
  •  Updated Blue Hills, MA

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  • Alpine CCC Ski Trails
    Some of Massachusetts's most legendary ski trails were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression.
    Timelines
    Massachusetts ski area expansions - past, present, future.
    Lifts
    A year by year breakdown of ski lift installations, relocations, and removals.
    Maps
    Hundreds of trail maps, past and present.
    Then and Now
    Side by side comparison photos of how Massachusetts' ski areas have changed over the years.
    Ticket Prices
    Weekend day lift ticket prices by year by ski area.
    Active Ski Areas with Chairlifts
    Area
    Town, Years, Vertical
    Berkshire East
    Charlemont
    1954 • 1,180'
    Blandford
    Blandford
    1936 • 465'
    Blue Hills
    Canton
    1950 • 309'
    Bousquet
    Pittsfield
    1935 • 750'
    Bradford
    Haverhill
    1949 • 248'
    Butternut
    Great Barrington
    1936 • 1,000'
    Catamount
    South Egremont
    1939 • 1,000'
    Easton
    Deerfield
    1930s • 440'
    Jiminy Peak
    Hancock
    1948 • 1,150'
    Nashoba Valley
    Westford
    1964 • 230'
    Otis Ridge
    Otis
    1947 • 400'
    Wachusett
    Princeton
    1960 • 1,000'
    Ward
    Shrewsbury
    1939 • 220'
    Active Ski Areas with Surface Lifts Only
    Area
    Town, Years, Vertical
    Mt. Greylock Ski Club
    Williamstown
    1940s • 350'
    Osceola Park
    Pittsfield
    1950s • 100'
    Waidlich Family Tow
    Montague
    1970s • 100'

    Lost/Non-Operational Ski Areas
    Area
    Town, Years, Vertical
    Atlantic Forests
    Amesbury
    1940s-1992 • 330'
    Beartown
    Lee
    1940-1964 • 820'
    Berkshire Snow Basin
    Cummington
    1949-1989 • 550'
    Boston Hills
    North Andover
    1949-1993* • 320'
    Brodie
    New Ashford
    1940-2002 • 1,250'
    Chickley Alp
    Hawley
    1938-1980s • 300'
    Eastover
    Lenox
    1954-1990s • 165'
    Jericho
    Marlborough
    1939-1998 • 160'
    Jug End
    South Egremont
    1940s-1980s • 350'
    Klein Innsbruck
    Franklin
    1968-2000 • 200'
    Mt. Mohawk
    Shelburne
    1957-1980s • 450'
    Pine Ridge
    Barre
    1940s-2006 • 224'
    Thunderbolt
    Adams
    1958-1960s • 200'
    Mt. Tom
    Holyoke
    1960-1998 • 680'
    Mt. Watatic
    Ashby
    1930s-1983 • 550'
    Cancelled Ski Areas
    Area
    Town, Decade, Vertical
    Burnt Hill
    Heath
    1960s • 600'
    Brockton Landfill
    Brockton
    1970s • 200'
    Dunroamin Country Club
    Hardwick
    1960s
    Mt. Greylock
    Adams
    1960s • 2,000'
    Greylock Glen
    Adams
    1970s • 750'
    Hiawatha
    Blackstone
     
    Mt. Hope
    Colrain
     
    Mt. Toby
    Sunderland
    1930s
    Nobscot Hill
    Sudbury
    1960s
    Oak 'n Spruce
    Lee
    1960s • 800'
    Saddle Ball Ski Area
    New Ashford
    1960s
    Tyringham Cobble
    Tyringham
    1930s
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