Ski Butternut Schedule of Events & Competitions for Winter 2014-15
Use available links to learn more about an event or to download forms you'll nee to register for the event.
10/3/2014 - 10/13/2014 Ski & Board Shop SALE - SAVE 20% to 40% to 70% OFF Ski clothing and Gear.
Open 10a to 5p, 6 days a week (closed Thursdays).
10/11 -10/13/2014 Ski & Board Shop SWAP / USED equipment SALE.
11/2/2014 Ski & Board School & HOST Orientation & Annual Training Day
Meet in the Upper Lodge - Ambassadors meet at 8:30a training should be finished by 12:30 to 1:30p
11/28/2014 Ski Butternut Opening Day - weather permitting - could be pushed back to 12/5/2014
Not likely later than the 2nd weekend - Check the conditions page for the latest word on opening day for the ski area.
We'll post daily updates as we get close.
12/30/2014 Rossignol & Volkl on snow DEMO. Try the latest skis from Rossi & Volkl out for a run or two. The manufacturers want you to test out their skis so you know what to buy in the shop. No Charge for a 1-2 run DEMO. Must have a valid Lift Ticket or Season Pass for the day. Drivers License and CC required for Security deposit.
12/27 - 12/28/2014 - NATO Telemark Workshop
NATO Stands for North American Telemark Organization - Come take a 2-day Telemark workshop.
Cost $225 for the 2-day workshop.
Programs for 1st Timers, Intermediates and committed Free Heelers.
More information on the NATO website: www.TelemarkNATO.com
By phone: 802.496.4387
1/11/2015 Ski with ANDY PARRY of Line Skis in the Butternut Terrain Park as part of LINE SKIS "Tell a Friend Tour"
What is Tell A Friend Tour? Tell A Friend Tour (TAFT) is an East Coast freeskiing tour that brings together fans, shops, resorts, and skiers. Our goal is to create a memorable experience with every participant and inspire them to keep skiing. Skiers; Andy Parry, Ian Compton and friends will be coming to Ski Butternut and the Butternut Ski & board shop on Jan 11th. For more information on each individual stop take a look at the events posted on their Facebook page.
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TellAFriendTour
Facebook resort event: https://www.facebook.com/events/403702329733030/?context=create
Facebook shop event: https://www.facebook.com/events/727562927273011/?context=create
2/5/2015 - 70+ Club Race Day - Please note that this event will take place on Feb. 5th which is a Thursday this year
Members of the 70+ Ski Club will take to the Main Street race course. Come participate in this hotly contested race event or come enjoy watching the skill and determination of these true veteran racers many who embrace techniques of skiings past.
Racers will be put into the following age categories 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90+ for both men & women.
Registration takes place in the morning in the Lower Lodge at the Ski School desk.
Race usually starts at 11:00 a.m. and runs till finished - usually 12:30.
Membership in the 70+ Club is required. Richared would prefer that you sign up for the club in advance online but a limited number of spots will be available for people who want to sign up the day of the event. More 70+Club info: http://www.70plusskiclub.org
2/6/2015 SKIS Boards & Badges
A Special Friday Event for Law enforcement members and their families, advance registration required.
This is an Multiple Sclerosis fundraiser. More info here www.skisboardsandbadges.net
2/8/2015 INTERCLUB Slalom Race on the Main Street Race Slope.
Race kids should register in the Triple Chair pavilion (Room across from the Bathroom) in the Upper Lodge.
2/15/2015 WARREN MILLERS NO TURNING BACK MOVIE
@The Mahaiwe Theater in Great Barrrington, MA
Sunday Feb 15th a 7:30 p.m. showing
Tickets $15 Adults, $10 Children | SPECIAL only $5/person for Ski Butternut SEASON PASS Holders.
Season Pass holders MUST VISIT THE BOX OFFICE to GET THE SPECIAL $5 RATE
Details Call: 413.528.0100 call or visit the box office 12-6pm Wed - Sat.
Warren Miller releases its 65th film, No Turning Back. The newest installment pays homage to the 65 years of mountain culture and adventure filmmaking that has lead WME to every end of the winter world—and this year is no different. They're taking a legacy that dates back to before skis had edges and mountains had condos and they're running with it to the steepest peaks around the globe and back to the Mom and Pop hills that define skiing and riding. Welcome this winter season and remember there’s No Turning Back.
Warren Miller’s annual film tradition marks the beginning of colder weather, winter exploration, and premier cinematography. Come experience the stoke as WME revels in winter’s heritage and pushes the boundaries in Niseko, Japan, the Swiss Alps, Montana, France, and more. See top athletes like Sierra Quitiquit, Rob Kingwill, Ingrid Backstrom, Oystein Aasheim, Seth Wescott, and others continue the Warren Miller legacy in winter sports storytelling. Join our Event announcement on FACEBOOK
50th anniversay Event was held LAST YEAR on 2/22/2014 - We may have a fun event to celebrate our 51st Birthday this years - stay tuned. 50th Anniversary Celebration included: FREE Music, FIREWORKS DISPLAY & Torchlight Parade!
4:30 - 6:30 Musical group Sandy & Sandy will perform in the Upper Lodge
6:15 Torchlight Parade will descend from the summit down Pied Piper & Main Street ski slopes.
6:30 Fireworks will be set off shortly after the torchlight parade finishes.
Check back for more info as we get closer.
Press Release on the event.
3/TBD/2015 3-for-3 Rail Jam - (Weather Permitting).
Terrain Park Contest for all, please see the Terrain Park Event Page for more information or their Facebook.
3/14/2015 - Saturday - Relay for Life
Ski Butternut is partnering with a local Relay for Life Team to raise money for the American Cancer Society on March 14, 2015. There will be a race course set up for our race clubs and the general public to relay in memory of Einar Aas and the millions of others effected each day by this terrible disease. The minimum donation to participate in the race will be $25. There will be a DJ, and games will be set up on the deck of the Upper Lodge all day long. To sign up, contact Alexa Quartararo 413.854.1192 firstname.lastname@example.org or Terri Anderson 413.274.1070 email@example.com
3/16/2015 Starting Monday, March 16th, 2015 - $25 LIFT TICKETS every day to end of season. Ski Butternut is keeping it affordable! Lift Ticket rates are reduced - yet the snow cover is usually at its best. Sunshine and a deep base are coupled with slightly warmer temps to make for exceptional skiing weather. Come enjoy our affordable end of season $25 Lift Ticket special.
YES the $25 LIFT TICKET rate is valid on weekends right through to the end of the season.
3/TBD/2015 Circus Day Rail Jam - (Weather Permitting) using the snow that was left in the Tubing Center. FUN unique setup.
Terrain Park Contest for all abilities, please see the Terrain Park Event Page for more information or the Terrain Park Facebook page.
3/??/2015 - PARROT HEAD FESTIVAL (a tribute to Jimmy Buffett, his music and his attitude)
Where: Lower Lodge back deck
When: High Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Come dressed for the occasion sporting your Hawaiian or tropical themed shirts. Bring a relaxed attitude & come ready to enjoy some Buffett tunes on the deck. We'll be serving up: Cheeseburgers in Paradise, and some other specialty beach foods, Our food service guys and girls will once again offer Strawbery Daquiris AKA "Booze in the Blender" for the 21 & up crowd - ID required.
12 noon to 2 p.m.: GAMES and activities for kids could include: A limbo contest, Deck Bowling, and for the entire family an all-day on-mountain Scavenger Hunt (find the colorful ecaped Parrots) turn them in at the Main Office to claim your prize. PLEASE: 1-prize per family only - please. Hints where you can search for Parrotts will be posted throughout the day on the Ski Butternut Facebook Page. Best LIKE us to see tips.. clues.. and help! LIKE - COMMENT - SHARE
Final Weekend of 2015 Winter Season at Ski Butternut - EASTER EGG HUNT - usually held on our Final Weekend
Where: About 30 colorful plastic eggs will be hidden around the mountain. Find one and take it to the Main Office to claim your prize. Inside the egg will be a lucky winning number. Only one easter egg prize per family please!
Hints will be release on the Ski Butternut Facebook Page: LIKE - COMMENT - SHARE
4th of July weekend 2015 - Berkshires Summer Arts Festival July ?, ?, ?, 2015 (Fri., Sat. & Sun.)
Where: Upper & Lower Lodge and under 3 Large Tents that span the base area.
When: July 4th weekend
Admission: Last years rates not yet updated for 2015 Adults $13 • Seniors $10 • Students $7 or Weekend Pass $15 • Children under 10 free!
More info: www.BerkshiresArtsFestival.com