Berkshire East is what New England skiing should be

Skiing Berkshire East, in Charlemont MA, feels like going back to a time when everyone was friendly, lift lines didn’t exist and lift tickets didn’t break the bank.  It may not be as glamorous as the ski areas to its north but it provides an experience that makes it my favorite ski area in Massachusetts. […]

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5 Ways to Find Winter when Winter Won’t Find You

You can reverse the trend The winter of 2012 has been a harsh slap in the face from the weather gods who spoiled us with epic snowfall last year. This winter’s 50+ degree days and meager snowfall may have you thinking that the season is lost. Have no fear, winter is out there and here […]

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Why You Should Lease Your Skis

Leasing lets you spend more money on hats Did you know that you can lease skis for the entire season? Leasing is significantly cheaper than buying and much more convenient than renting at the mountain.  You can easily spend over $2,000 if you buy a set of skis, bindings, boots and poles. This might make […]

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Berkshire East: What New England Skiing Should Be

Skiing Berkshire East feels like going back in time. Although the infrastructure is a little dated, the outstanding customer service gives you the impression that skiing Berkshire East is what New England skiing used to be like. It may not be as glamorous as the ski areas to its north but it provides an experience […]

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