Conditions at Canterbury Farm
. 12 February 2016Eight inches of snow in the last 3 days! We are open for cross country skiing and snow shoeing with very good conditions. We are combing and setting track on the trails this morning. The ice skating is currently open. It truly is a winter wonderland up here. Homemade food and lunches available 12-5 pm. Plenty of Rooms in the Lodge except Feb. 13th. Special Valentine's Day package: stay in the lodge Sunday night and get free rentals for two! Season passes and gift certificates for sale. We also have gently used equipment for sale. The Bay State Games are coming to Canterbury Farm FEB. 28, 2016, follow this link http://www.baystategames.org/cross-country-skiing
Conditions at Cranwell Resort
. 09 February 2016We have received about 3 inches of fresh powder, we are open for back country skiing and snowshoeing. We hope to get some more snow through out the week. With a few more inches we should able to groom for next week. We are open 9:00-4:00pm daily.
Conditions at Hilltop Orchards
. 11 February 2016Will open Friday 2/12 for snowshoeing and xc. We recieved 5-6 inches of snow this week!.More snow is predicted. New this year.... more xc trail and dedicated snowshoe trails. Fat bikes welcome! Full Moon Hike Feb. 20th at 6:30PM call or email reservation When you come to Hilltop relax by the fireplace and enjoy a glass of wine, hot cider or hot chocolate. We also serve delicious fresh baked cider donuts, chili, artisan cheeses and crackers. Our Full Moon Treks are snowshoe or hikes without snow. Sign up early, space is limited. Find out more www.hilltoporchards.com
Conditions at Maple Corner Farm
. 12 February 2016We received 6 inches of snow Monday with another 3 inches on Tuesday on a 6 inch base. Snow flurries most of the week with snow flurries predicted for tonight. Trails have been groomed with packed powder conditions. We have received enough snow to be able to set some tracks. Good skiing with packed powder snow. It may be cold on Saturday but dress warm and ski the woods trails. We plan to be open Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 9-5 and thru School vacation week weather permiting. Snack Bar will be open serving soup, chowder, chili, and sandwiches. On Saturday, Sunday and Monday we will be serving pancakes, french toast, bacon, sausage, and ham. We have started Maple Sugaring and have made some new maple syrup. We will be open for pancakes every Saturday and Sunday thru April 10 from 8-2. (closed Easter Sunday) So come on out and enjoy some pancakes. New and used Ski equipment for sale, ski repairs, Gift Certificates, season passes, Maple Syrup, Maple products, jam, jellies, and fruit butters. Open by appointment for sales. Hope to see you. We accept Visa and Master Card. Hope to see you.
Conditions at Northfield Mountain
. 12 February 2016
We'll be open for skiing on the front field and Fuller's pasture today. We received about 4" of fluffy snow early in the week, enough to pack but not set tracks.
We anticipate opening some trails this weekend including Reservoir Road, Sidewinder, Sugarbush, parts of Toolybush and parts of Rock Oak Ramble. The Chute, Yellow Jacket Pass, Jug End, and most of Hemlock Hill will be closed
Snowshoe trails are open.
Hours of operation are 9:00 - 4:30. No hiking, walking or pets during the winter sport season.
Conditions at Notchview
. 12 February 2016CONDITIONS: Today’s Forecast: clear, high of 13 degrees Snowfall last 24 Hours: dusting Snow Base: powder Snow surface: powder GROOMER'S COMMENTS: Packed powder conditions with the surface firming with age and colder temperatures. Our smoother trails, Circuit, Berkshire, Shaw, Windsor are the best bets with good coverage. Expect occasional thin spots on the other trails. We will regroom the surface for tomorrow morning. Still too thin to set tracks. We continue to patch thin spots. We are open for snowshoeing and skiing. Rentals available. Not open for fat biking. The cafe is open. Hints for Skiing tomorrow: it will be cold and windy; plan on shorter runs, use sunscreen to protect exposed skin and bring a light face mask; ski in the woods out of the wind. OPEN TRAILS: Classical: 16 Km, groomed Thurs Skating: 10 km, groomed Thurs Dog Loop: 2.5 km groomed Fri Backcountry: 9 Km open (thin spots) Snowshoe Trails: all open UPCOMING EVENTS: Saturday, February 13th - Winter Birds at Notchview, 7:30AM-9:30AM - Join Jonathan Pierce, Vice President of the Hoffmann Bird Club, on a birding hike/snowshoe. Enjoy a warm drink and baked goods afterwards in our cafe. Trustees Members: $5 Non-Members: $10 Saturday, February 13th - Valentine's Day Eve Ski and Sweets, 7:00PM - 10:00PM -Enjoy an early evening ski/snowshoe by half moonlight and return to the warmth of the Lodge for a special tasting of chocolate treats and warm drinks for all ages. Ski/snowshoe rentals are available. Reservations are encouraged. Trustees Members: $10 Non-Members (adults and children): $20 Trustees Member Family (max): $35 Nonmember Family (max): $50
Conditions at Stump Sprouts
. 12 February 2016
Open today thru Monday.
Hours 10-4:30. Cash or check, no credit cards.
Most trails were machine packed this past Monday. Since then, we have received another inch or two of snow and we very well may receive a similar amount before the weekend. All trails open, some are marked one way. There won't be any set tracks and there will probably still be some thin spots. Expect powder/packed powder conditions.
We still have space available at the lodge the nights of Mon. 2/15 thru Wed. 2/17.