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Hours of Operation

Ski Lift Hours

Weekends & Holiday Periods 8:15 AM - 4 PM
Monday - Friday (NOTE: Over our Holiday periods we open earlier at 8:15 a.m.) 9 AM - 4 PM
Christmas Day 12/5/2015* 10:30 AM - 4 PM

*Christmas Day 12/25 All ski area lift tickets will be sold at the 4-hr flex holiday rate. T
To your advantage these tickets will be valid from our opening time at 10:30 AM to 4 PM (5.5 hours).

Holiday Periods:
ChristmasDecember 24, 2015 - January 3 2016
MLK: January 16-18, 2016
Presidents: Febuary 13 - 21, 2016


Tubing Hours

Our Tubing season generally opens in early December (weather and snowmaking temperatures permitting). 
Please check our SNOW REPORT    prior to coming to verify that the Tubing Center is open.

ALL Saturdays & most of the Holiday Periods* 
    (Not-Valid the last day of the Holiday Dates/Times Below)
10 AM - 8 PM
Christmas Eve (December 24th, 2015) 10 AM - 5 PM
Christmas Day (December 25th, 2015) 
11 AM - 4 PM
Sundays  (Hours are extended till 8 p.m. over some of the
Christmas, MLK & Presidents week Holiday periods)
10 AM - 5 PM
MLK Monday (January 18, 2016)
February 21, 2016
10 AM - 5 PM

*Tubing is OPEN everyday over all our Holiday Periods (weather permitting). 
Holiday Periods:
ChristmasDecember 24, 2015 - January 3 2016
MLKJanuary 16-18, 2016
PresidentsFebuary 13 - 21, 2016
Please check our Snow Conditions Page for the latest update.
(Tubing information is located toward the bottom of the page below the ski information.)
Tubing is generally CLOSED Monday through Friday (But is available for a PRIVATE PARTY Rental.
To inquire about a private rental call 413.528.2000 x 154!)

Ski Butternut strives to open the mountain by the last weekend in Nov. or first weekend in December.
We shoot to remain open through the 1st and occasionally the 2nd weekend in April.
Understandably our opening, as well as our daily operation, is all weather dependent.
Please check our Snow Conditions Report for the latest information on opening day and hours as it is updated twice daily morning and night.
The Ski Areas key facilities (Lower Lodge, Rentals, Main Office, Ski Shop, Ski School Desk, Food Service) all open at least 1/2hr before lifts start to run. Occasionally we'll have a delayed start due to weather conditions beyond our control including: icing, high wind, an abundance of natural snow (YES - bring it) or treacherous road conditions that make it difficult for our employees to get to work.

TIP: Arrive early and enjoy a hearty breakfast in the Lower Lodge (my favorite is the Egg & Bacon Breakfast Sandwich on a Bagel), get your rental gear early so you don't have to contend with any line, buy your lift tickets at the Ski School desk in the Lower Lodge, get your skis or snowboard edges sharpened and have your skis or snowboard Hot Waxed for best performance, or enjoy browsing or shopping in the Butternut Ski & Snowboard Shop. 
Arrive Early and avoid the usual 8:40 to 11:00 a.m. weekend rush.

$25 Lift Tix
Steals and Deals
Ski & Stay from $45 / Day
Ski with a Pro
Ski March Free
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