Ski Local. Ski Massachusetts.

A full day of skiing, a quarter tank of gas

Discover twelve fantastic ski areas, from small ones perfect for newbies to 1150'+ verticals for hot doggers, and everything in between. And the best part? They're all just a short drive away, right here in Massachusetts. Hit the slopes and support Massachusetts... SKI LOCAL!

Ski Areas

Berkshire EastBerkshire East

Berkshire East

66 Thunder Mt. Road Charlemont , MA 01339 MAP IT
Phone: 413-339-6617   Visit Website

One of the best mid-sized mountains on the east coast, Berkshire East is a lot like Vermont resorts, only a bit smaller, less pricey, less crowded, and... not in Vermont.

Cool Tip:

Originally called "Thunder Mountain", Berkshire East is no joke. It has the steepest expert terrain and longest beginner trails south of Vermont.

Nearby for Non-Skiers

Take the super scenic route; drive the Mohawk Trail.

Current Ski Conditions

Status: Opening Soon for Snow Sports
New Snow: 0in
Surface Condition: N/A
Runs: 45
Lifts Open: 0
Base Depth: 0in
KM of CX: 0
Ski Conditions Powered by: OpenSnow
BlandfordBlandford

Blandford

41 Nye Brook Road Blandford , MA 01008 MAP IT
Phone: 413-848-2860   Visit Website

Blandford proves that bigger isn't always better by making the most of their small space. Skiiers and riders will enjoy two summit areas and plenty of trails, and beginners will get a kick out of Blandford's unique bunny hill.

Cool Tip:

Blandford is a ski club-owned property, which means they're all about skiing, not just making a profit. Plus, frequent skiers can get discounts by becoming club members.

Nearby for Non-Skiers

Swing by School Street Bistro for warm, friendly service and their signature Seafood Strudel.

Current Ski Conditions

Status: Opening Soon for Snow Sports
New Snow: 0in
Surface Condition: N/A
Runs: 29
Lifts Open: 0
Base Depth: 0in
KM of CX: 0
Ski Conditions Powered by: OpenSnow
Blue HillsBlue Hills

Blue Hills

4001 Washington Street Canton , MA 02021 MAP IT
Phone: 781-828-5070   Visit Website

Part of the Blue Hills Reservation state park, Blue Hills offers great skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. They're also known for their great kids' programs.

Cool Tip:

Blue Hills is the closest ski area to the metro Boston area, located within the 128 Boston Beltway.

Nearby for Non-Skiers

Vroom vroom! Experience the ultimate indoor kart racing experience at F1 Boston.

Current Ski Conditions

Status: Opening Soon for Snow Sports
New Snow: 0in
Surface Condition: N/A
Runs: 12
Lifts Open: 0
Base Depth: 0in
KM of CX: 0
Ski Conditions Powered by: OpenSnow
BousquetBousquet

Bousquet

101 Dan Fox Drive Pittsfield , MA 01201 MAP IT
Phone: 413-442-8316   Visit Website

This family ski resort is the Berkshire's hidden gem; take advantage of its well-groomed trails, uncrowded slopes, and virtually non-existent lift lines. It's perfect for families, but also features some sweet tree skiing and a great race program.

Cool Tip:

Check out "Icicles" for rock drops and exciting terrain that rivals that of New England's most challenging trails.

Nearby for Non-Skiers

The Berkshire Museum is anything but stuffy. See how they live up to their mission of sparking creativity and innovative thinking.

Current Ski Conditions

Status: Opening Soon for Snow Sports
New Snow: 0in
Surface Condition: N/A
Runs: 23
Lifts Open: 0
Base Depth: 0in
KM of CX: 0
Ski Conditions Powered by: OpenSnow
BradfordBradford

Bradford

So Cross Road Bradford , MA 01835 MAP IT
Phone: 508-373-0071   Visit Website

Bradford focuses on ski lessons, and they do it right. They keep the lessons small, with a focus on teaching everyone at their own pace. It's the perfect place to learn with lots of easy trails, but they also offer a terrain park with rails and boxes for the more advanced skier.

Cool Tip:

Bradford is an excellent place to learn to ski, with a comfortable 248 vertical drop for Beginners.

Nearby for Non-Skiers

Cheeks not rosy enough yet? Go ice skating at Winnekenni Park.

Current Ski Conditions

Status: Opening Soon for Snow Sports
New Snow: 0in
Surface Condition: N/A
Runs: 15
Lifts Open: 0
Base Depth: 0in
KM of CX: 0
Ski Conditions Powered by: OpenSnow
CatamountCatamount

Catamount

Route 23 South Egremont , MA 01258 MAP IT
Phone: 413-528-1262   Visit Website

Catamount, one of the oldest original operating ski areas in the Northeast, is a must-ski old school ski area, that's also got a burgeoning snow boarder population. Fans praise Catamount for it's challenging terrain, including the steepest and longest runs in the Berkshires.

Cool Tip:

You can ski into Massachusetts, then back into New York, and back into Massachusetts again. Remember to switch your accent!

Nearby for Non-Skiers

The local, farm-fresh foods on the menu change with the seasons at the charming Allium Restaurant.

Current Ski Conditions

Status: Opening Soon for Snow Sports
New Snow: 0in
Surface Condition: N/A
Runs: 34
Lifts Open: 0
Base Depth: 0in
KM of CX: 0
Ski Conditions Powered by: OpenSnow
Jiminy PeakJiminy Peak

Jiminy Peak

37 Corey Road Hancock , MA 01237 MAP IT
Phone: 800-882-8859   Visit Website

Jiminy Peak is a full-service resort, like the big guys up North, but right here in Massachusetts. It's the perfect place to spend a weekend, for both MA locals and visiting New Yorkers. Fantastic condos, great snowmaking, and three (!) terrain parks for skier and boarders make this one of the best ski resorts in Massachusetts.

Cool Tip:

Beat the crowds and take advantage of some of the best night skiing in the East by getting a twilight pass that runs from 3 - 10pm.

Nearby for Non-Skiers

Visit the art world's cutting edge darling, MASS MoCA for amazing contemporary art.

Current Ski Conditions

Status: Opening Soon for Snow Sports
New Snow: 0in
Surface Condition: N/A
Runs: 45
Lifts Open: 0
Base Depth: 0in
KM of CX: 0
Ski Conditions Powered by: OpenSnow
Nashoba ValleyNashoba Valley

Nashoba Valley

79 Powers Road Westford , MA 01886 MAP IT
Phone: 978-692-3033   Visit Website

A great laid-back, family-friendly ski area. It's small size means you can get in a ton of runs in a short amount of time, and there's a fun 18-lane tubing park.

Cool Tip:

Can you say board-friendly? Nashoba was one of the first areas in the country to allow snowboarding.

Nearby for Non-Skiers

Wine connoisseurs will not be disappointed by the award-winning Nashoba Valley Winery.

Current Ski Conditions

Status: Opening Soon for Snow Sports
New Snow: 0in
Surface Condition: N/A
Runs: 17
Lifts Open: 0
Base Depth: 0in
KM of CX: 0
Ski Conditions Powered by: OpenSnow
Otis RidgeOtis Ridge

Otis Ridge

159 Monterey Road Otis , MA 01253 MAP IT
Phone: 413-269-4444   Visit Website

As its website says, Otis Ridge is "skiing the way it used to be". They take their skiing and ski lessons seriously here, historically even bringing in ski instructors from the Swiss Alps.

Cool Tip:

Check out the rustic Grouse House, which offers low key slope-side dining and a few cozy (and cheap) rooms for lodgers.

Nearby for Non-Skiers

Soak up some Americana at the Norman Rockwell Museum.

Current Ski Conditions

Status: Opening Soon for Snow Sports
New Snow: 0in
Surface Condition: N/A
Runs: 11
Lifts Open: 0
Base Depth: 0in
KM of CX: 0
Ski Conditions Powered by: OpenSnow
Ski ButternutSki Butternut

Ski Butternut

380 State Road Great Barrington , MA 01230 MAP IT
Phone: 413-528-2000   Visit Website

Butternut is known for their outstanding conditions, affordable lift tickets, and convenient location to Western MA, NY, NJ and CT.

Cool Tip:

Don't feel like skiing? Butternut has a 7-lane tubing center and killer hot chocolate.

Nearby for Non-Skiers

It's not just Shakespeare at Shakespeare & Company. See what they've learned after 35 seasons of rebellion and revolution.

Current Ski Conditions

Status: Opening Soon for Snow Sports
New Snow: 0in
Surface Condition: N/A
Runs: 22
Lifts Open: 0
Base Depth: 0in
KM of CX: 0
Ski Conditions Powered by: OpenSnow
Ski WardSki Ward

Ski Ward

1000 Main Street Shrewsbury , MA 01545 MAP IT
Phone: 508-842-6346   Visit Website

Ski Ward is perfect for beginners and families; it's low cost, low stress, and has virtually no lift lines.

Cool Tip:

A great place to learn to ski or snowboard!

Nearby for Non-Skiers

From Bananas Foster to homemade S'mores, it doesn't get any sweeter than the extensive dessert and martini menu at Sweet Dessert Bar.

Current Ski Conditions

Status: Plan to Open 11/15
New Snow: 0in
Surface Condition: N/A
Runs: 9
Lifts Open: 0
Base Depth: 0in
KM of CX: 0
Ski Conditions Powered by: OpenSnow
WachusettWachusett

Wachusett

499 Mountain Road Princeton , MA 01541 MAP IT
Phone: 978-464-2300   Visit Website

In Algonquin, Wachusett means "The Great Hill", and many would agree; some even say this is the best skiing in Eastern Mass. This is a legitimate mid-sized mountain, with 8 lifts, 100% snowmaking coverage, and the #1 NASTAR ski racing program in New England.

Cool Tip:

You know what you won't find at just any ski resort? Hot waffles! Ski right up to the Waffle Cabin and get yourself a freshly made treat.

Nearby for Non-Skiers

What's an EcoTarium? All you need to know is that it has nature trails, a railroad, a digital planetarium, and tons of family fun.

Current Ski Conditions

Status: Plan to Open 11/22
New Snow: 0in
Surface Condition: N/A
Runs: 25
Lifts Open: 0
Base Depth: 0in
KM of CX: 0
Ski Conditions Powered by: OpenSnow