Bousquet Mountain is in Pittsfield, about two hours west of Boston. It was voted “Best Downhill Skiing in the Berkshires” in the 2010 Berkshire Eagle Readers’ poll.
“Wachusett” is the Algonquin Indian word for “The Great Hill.” It’s about an hour from Boston in Princeton and has 22 trails and eight lifts.
Jiminy Peak has been operating since 1948 and is now the largest ski resort in southern New England. There are 45 trails at Jiminy Peak.
James Taylor says a broken leg won’t keep him off the slopes.
The big storms are over, but powder skiing can still be found on the groomed trails of northern areas of New England.
With a fresh 6-12 inches of snow set to fall in northern New England, skiing should be great this weekend. Todd Gutner reports.
Blandford Ski Area is about a half hour west of Springfield. It’s a membership organization that’s been around for 75 years, but does also sell individual tickets. It has 22 trails and two terrain parks.
Powder alert! The one-two punch of snow delivered a foot or more of new powder, just in time for the weekend warriors.
Martin Luther King weekend and new snow will certainly mean longer lines, but the conditions will make it well worth the wait.
Six people were injured in a ski lift derailment at Maine’s Sugarloaf ski area Tuesday morning.