CHN helps get kids on skis at Brewster-Pierce Memorial School!

Scott Berkley, Outreach and Youth Program Coordinator for the Catamount Trail Association, recently reached out to CHN through landowner, Brett Lindemuth, to see if we could groom a skiing loop at Brewster-Pierce Memorial School in Huntington. His hope was to create a 5-week program of nordic skiing for BPMS 3rd and 4th graders. Brett was quick to…

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Winter Logging on the trails

Just a quick note to mention that one of the landowners, whose cooperation makes the CHNSA trail network viable, has communicated to us that last year some skiers ventured dangerously close to operating logging equipment on his land. The loggers, the forester overseeing the logging project, and the landowner were all understandably concerned about safety…

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New Trail Maps!

We’ve been working on upgrading our trail map to help skiers find their way around the ski area better. Thanks to Aaron Worthley of Arrowwood Environmental and his GIS expertise, the new map is more accurate, and, we hope, easier to read and understand! We’ll also be adding “You Are Here” maps all around the…

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Fall Work Days October 20, 21, & 22!

We’re planning on 3 work days next weekend—Oct. 20, 21, & 22. We will focus our attention on completing the cutting of a major loop on private land in the gentle saddle between Crow Hill and Bald Hill. This loop is at the top of the new trail to Bald Hill (Chimera) and rises to…

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New Parking Lot Expansion!

If you were up at the Ski Center on busy winter weekends last season, you may recall that the parking situation at the Bert White Road lot was getting a little tight. Happily, we’ve gotten the Act 250 go-ahead from the State to expand the lot, so you’ll see a different look this coming winter. …

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Crow Hill Tour 3/19/17

A crew of intrepid skier—led by Terry & Rebecca Ryan with assist from John Hadden—undertook a circumnavigation of Crow Hill on March 19. Conditions were a bit challenging at times due to the deep snow and a bit of freeze/thaw cycling. It was a lovely bluebird day, however, and spirits were high! Thanks to the…

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35″+ of snow! Who ya gunna call?

We picked up over 35″ of new snow from Winter Storm Stella (a.k.a. the Pi Day Storm). The grooming crew got hard at it working to pin down the goods and make for good skiing. Thanks guys! (Mark Wisniowski on the yellow machine, Nils Smith thigh deep in powder, Dave Brautigam in green).

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New Dog Policy

We have changed our dog policy from last season. This year, only season pass holders my bring their dogs to ski at CHN. Please check our Passes page for details and to purchase a season pass. This season, the Dog Loop includes Skunk Brook, Dead River Run, then left on Big Baldy to Bear Scat Draw, and…

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We’ve got a new website!

Sparing no expense, CHNSA has rolled out a spiffier and shinier website for you viewing pleasure! If you see anything untoward, please let us know and we’ll get right to fixin’ it!

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