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2021 UpCountry Alpine Ski Guide

In Southern Vermont Bromley Mountain 3984 Vermont Route 11, Peru, Vt.802-824-5522bromley.com Killington Resort 3861 Killington Road, Killington, Vt.800-734-9435killington.com Magic Mountain 495 Magic Mountain Access, Londonderry, Vt.802-824-5645magicmtn.com Mount Snow 39 Mount Snow Road, West Dover, Vt.800-245-SNOWmountsnow.com Okemo Mountain Resort 77 Okemo Ridge Road,

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Otis Ridge Ski Area continues to thrive

Founded in 1946, this family-friendly ski hill still has a lot to offer By Margaret ButtonOTIS, Mass. At one time, the Berkshires was the home to more than 35 small ski areas that catered to families. But as larger resorts opened, the

Sharing the joy of snowmobiling

Woodford SnoBusters keep vast network of trails clear for winter fun By Cherise ForbesWOODFORD, Vt. In 1984, the Woodford SnoBusters got their start from the front porch of the McKenna homestead, thanks to a group of snowmobilers determined to share the sport

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Big things are happening at Bousquet

Mill Town Capital invests in historic Pittsfield ski area By Mike WalshPITTSFIELD, Mass. It’s a small sign, just two words in black on a white backdrop. Yet, the three of us linger beneath it in silence for a long moment. “Food +

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Q&A with Krista Schmidinger

Berkshire native and two-time Olympian returns to Bousquet roots Editor’s note: Michael Walsh recently connected with two-time Olympian and Berkshire native Krista Schmidinger over email. Bousquet recently announced a partnership with Schmidinger, an Alpine skier who competed in the Winter Olympics in

Legendary Snowstorms to hit the Berkshires

Memorable blizzards, nor’easters from 1888 to the present in the Berkshires Compiled by Jennifer Huberdeau Nor’easter expected? Blizzard in the forecast? Either prediction is a sure sign that media outlets will dig up photos and facts from historic storms of years past.

From the Editor

Happy 2021! We made it! 2020 is finally in our collective rearview mirror, and we’re all ready for a better, brighter new year. But, let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Before you throw away that mask in celebration, remember, 2020 wasn’t some

A cultural arts center pivots in order to survive

Saint James Place opens doors for socially distanced meetings, events By Jennifer HuberdeauGREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. In a normal year, the Sanctuary of Saint James Place is filled with sounds of jazz, chamber music and opera; of dancers on the stage, of actors