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Butternut Basin

Butternut Basin Ski Resort Guide

Butternut Basin, United States

Rated: 2/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift550m
Resort Height250m
 Nearest AirportsRochester and Buffalo Niagara
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Butternut Basin

Ski Butternut is a mid-size ski area with a reputation for excellent grooming and snow-making as well as nice facilities and a learning environment. Known for it's quality ski and snowboarding experience and healthy learning environment, it is close to the New England town of Great Barrington with its appealing shops and restaurants. Currently building a reputation for hig value, affordable ski tickets.

Summary

The American ski resort of Butternut Basin is at an altitude of 250m.

Butternut Basin has direct access to 22 marked pistes, served by a total of 8 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

Butternut Basin offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Butternut Basin?

The next notable snow forecast is 6cm, expected on 3 December.

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Ski Area Stats

Butternut Basin Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 6 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 9 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 7 
Cross Country
Total Length
8km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
8

Altitudes

Butternut Basin Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift550m
Resort Altitude (Butternut Basin)250m
Lowest Piste240m
Max Vertical310m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Butternut Basin
Intermediate Skiers

Butternut Basin Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Downspout'.

Snowboarding

The two terrain parks usually features some quarter pipes, table tops, launch ramps and seven rail slides.

Location and Map

Where is Butternut Basin?

This ski resort is in Pittsford, Monroe, United States.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Butternut Basin is Rochester, 19 minutes drive away.

Buffalo Niagara, Syracuse, Ithaca, Binghamton, Bradford, Jamestown and Williamsport airports are all within three hours drive.

Rochester is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts are able to uplift 10,075 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Butternut Basin open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Butternut Basin, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Butternut Basin Tourist Office for the latest.

Butternut Basin