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Letter to Catamount From Jon Schaefer

Letter to Catamount From Jon Schaefer

December, 7th 2023 Dear Catamount Skiers and Snowboarders, I've shared a few letters with you over the past couple of seasons, and unfortunately (for all of us), it was to stand in front of the truck while explaining some of the trials and tribulations of rebuilding an aging ski area while maintaining operations. Today, I am writing a different let...

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Catamount Mountain Resort Hosting Summer Music Series on Friday Nights


Live music, quality food & drink, and fresh mountain air round out this free 7-week concert series Hillsdale, NY/Egremont, MA – June 20, 2023 Catamount Mountain Resort is thrilled to announce the lineup for it's first ever Summer Music Series. The Catamount Summer Music Series, presented by Claverack Well & Pump Service, will take place ove...

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Catamount Mountain Resort to Host Inaugural Thirsty Cat Beer, Wine and Music Festival


50+ beers and ciders, selection of wines, family fun and 5 bands highlight 2-day event July 22-23, 2023 Hillsdale, NY/Egremont, MA – June 20, 2023 Catamount Mountain Resorts' base area will play host to a brand-new family-friendly beer, wine and music festival on Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23, 2023. Dubbed "The Thirsty Cat" Beer Wine a...

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Catamount Rails and Bails Jam - April 2nd, 2023


On Saturday, April 2nd, 2023, over 30 skiers and riders participated in the Rails and Bails Jam event at Catamount Mountain Resort. This freestyle jam session was open to skiers and riders with 2 age groups (15 y/o and under & over 15 y/o) and prizes awarded in multiple categories.  A huge thank you goes out to all the parti...

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Catamount Hosts First-Ever Cardboard Classic

Catamount Cardboard Classic

Catamount's first-ever Cardboard Classic was a day to remember. On Saturday, March 11th, 2023, around 30 teams participated in the event, building sleds out of cardboard and tape and racing them down the slope. The atmosphere was electric with participants and spectators excitedly cheering everyone on. The creativity and enthusiasm shown by each an...

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Mountain Update - December, 27th 2022.


 A Tale of Two Seasons Happy Holidays to all! I wanted to take a moment to update you on various aspects of our operation,answer questions, dispel any rumors and look forward to 2023.Jumping right in, many of you have asked about the status of our two new lifts. We're down to final"punch list" items on both lifts and our partner contractors ar...

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The Powder Report


Mike Walsh with the Powder Report As the saying goes, never call last run. Not even when you weren't even sure there was going to be a first chair. I didn't think that a couple snowshoe hiked laps at Bousquet two Wednesdays ago, after operations had shut down and while the newborn baby napped at home, would be my farewell to the 2020-21 shred seaso...

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The Catamount Winter Has Come To A Close


Catamount winter season ends, prepares to open Summer Zipline and Adventure Park! That's a wrap! Catamount has decided to close for the season and we couldn't be more proud of our team and our community for the incredible season that we had despite all of the crazy challenges we all faced. Our sister mountain Berkshire East has closed as well so it...

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Awesome Video by Alba Adventures!


Check out this awesome video/art from Alba Adventures! "The Spring Equinox brings our days into balance" 

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"Catamount has undergone terrific upgrades"


Getting Catty An Article by: Albert S. Neubert Click Here to see the full article! We experienced the first major thaw of the season last week when temperatures soared into the 60s across ski country and right up to the Canadian border. The warmth combined with bright sunshine vaporized all of the natural snow in the lower Hudson valley but there i...

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GOGGLES FOR DOCS FOUNDERS GET RECOGNIZED IN OUTSIDE MAGAZINE AS OUTSIDERS OF THE YEAR Jon Schaefer and Mike Halperin Click Here For Outside Magazine Original Article The skiers who collected goggles to protect health care workers On March 12, Jon Schaefer, owner and operator of the Berkshire East and Catamount ski areas in Massachusetts and New Yor...

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Road Trip North East 2020? Stick To The Indy Mountains


Road Trip Rx for Skiing the Northeast This Winter Winter '20-'21 will undoubtedly be different for those of us that must travel to reach desired skiing destinations. If you're trying to avoid flights, and save money, this road trip to Indy Pass ski areas in the Northeast could be the perfect solution. Your total cost to ski these 8 amazing ski area...

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Without question, we are raring to open for the 2020/2021 season.


Hey there Winter Lovers! This letter is to address the COVID-19 elephant in the room. It is time to shed some light on what we are planning for this winter. Without question, we are raring to open for the 2020/2021 season. Yes, there will be recommended COVID-19 state guidelines that we will follow. This will result in a change to the face of your ...

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