Winter in the Berkshires means cross country skiing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, sledding, tubing and more! Our central location means easy access to all the Berkshires skiing you can handle without sacrificing comfort.
With that in mind, we’ve put together a short list of some of the more popular Berkshires skiing areas and their travel times from our inn:
Bousqet Mountain – just 15 minutes from Applegate Inn
101 Dan Fox Drive, Pittsfield, MA – www.bousquets.com
Bousquet Ski Area offers great family skiing or snowboarding opportunities plus tubing on 22 runs stretched over 200 acres and serviced by four lifts. Wow!
Ski Butternut – just 20 minutes from Applegate Inn
380 State Road, Route 23, Great Barrington, MA – www.skibutternut.com
Ski Butternut offers 22 ski trails, and two terrain parks supporting both downhill skiers and snowboarders, plus a seven-lane tubing run, all on 110 acres.
Otis Ridge – just 20 Minutes from Applegate Inn
159 Monterey Road, Otis, MA – www.otisridge.com
Otis Ridge is a great place for new skiers to learn with affordable passes and a popular ski-school. Other features include a full service ski shop, slopeside dining, and challenging runs for skiers of all levels of ability.
Catamount Ski Area – just 30 minutes from Applegate Inn
State Hwy 23, Hillsdale, NY – www.catamountski.com
On the border between New York and MA, skiers can ski from one state to the other while on Catamount’s slopes. Catering to skiers and snowboarders alike, the mountain offers some great, challenging runs. The Megaplex trail, which is dedicated to snowboarding, features a 400-foot halfpipe and includes a terrain park featuring a variety of hits, including Rails, Table Tops, and a big Air Jump.
Blandford Ski Area – just 40 minutes from Applegate Inn
36 2nd Division Rd, Blandford, MA – skiblandford.org
Blandford has 22 trails and two terrain parks. While 90% of the terrain is split between beginner and intermediate, advanced skiers and snowboarders can still find more than enough to keep them interested.
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort – just 40 minutes from Applegate Inn
37 Corey Rd, Hancock, MA – www.jiminypeak.com
Jiminy Peak is the largest full-scale resort in Southern New England, with three terrain parks, and six different lifts serving both alpine skiing and snowboarding.
There’s always plenty to do in the Berkshires, no matter the season, and a stay at our conveniently located Lee, MA bed and breakfast, Applegate Inn is always a good value not only for your money but also for your comfort!