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Article: Spring Skiing in 4 States This Weekend
Article: Spring Skiing in 4 States This Weekend
NewEnglandSkiIndustry.com News on Friday, April 12, 2019
Operations are scheduled at 20 ski areas.
Article: Catamount Announces Terrain Expansion
NewEnglandSkiIndustry.com News on Thursday, March 28, 2019
Clearing has already begun for new terrain set to debut next season.
Brodie, Massachusetts
Updated on Thursday, March 14, 2019
Added more vintage photos, recent photos, and history!
Article: Multi-Area Passes Growing in Popularity
NewEnglandSkiIndustry.com News on Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Dozens of New England ski areas are now participating in multi-area pass offerings.
Berkshire Snow Basin, Massachusetts
Updated on Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Added more vintage photos!
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
Area
Town, Years, Vertical
Active Ski Areas with Surface Lifts Only
Area
Town, Years, Vertical


Lost/Non-Operational Ski Areas
Area
Town, Years, Vertical
Atlantic Forests
Amesbury
1940s-1992 • 330'
Beartown
Lee
1940-1964 • 820'
Benjamin Hill
Shirley
1963-1970s • 100'
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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