Two and a half hours from Boston
, Berkshire East Ski Resort is a medium sized alpine ski area
located on Mount Institute in Charlemont and Hawley, Massachusetts
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All season long, Berkshire East is your destination for activity and adventure in the Charlemont area. Wintertime family skiing on 45 trails and five lifts, in addition to the tubing slope and lift. For snowboarders, there is a terrain park and a half pipe. Berkshire East can make snow on all of its trails.
In 2011, the ski area added a PowerWind 56 900 kWh wind turbine. This addition makes Berkshire East the first ski area in the world to be 100% powered by onsite renewable energy. Berkshire East Canopy Tours is the largest zip line tour company in the northeast,
featuring over 25 zip lines that span over 4.14 miles, including a dual cable course for racing. The zip line tours offer panoramic views of the foliage while delivering a high-speed adrenaline rush through the forest canopy. Three tours, ranging from beginner to extreme, are available daily.
Nearby the towns of Shelburne and Buckland come together to make up the artistic village known as Shelburne Falls. Home to The Bridge of Flowers,
a trolley bridge that’s been converted into the community’s floral masterpiece, the bridge welcomes visitors from April to October to admire the vast array of unique flowers and blooms. On either side of the bridge, shops and restaurants proudly display local creative talent in their windows and incorporate locally grown produce on their menus.
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