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Getting to the start

The nearest major airport is Bradley International (BDL) near Hartford, Connecticut.
Albany International (ALB) is the next closest intermediate-sized airport.

The tour will start and end at Ski Butternut at 380 State Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230.
https://skibutternut.com/directions

Driving directions to Ski Butternut:

Springfield 1 hour (49 mi) or Boston 2 hours, 25 minutes (140 miles)

I90 W to Exit 2 Lee, MA; Rt. 102 W to Rt. 7; Left onto Rt. 7 south to Rt. 23; Left at traffic light onto Rt. 23 east to ski area entrance about 1.3 miles on right.

Hartford 1 hour (51 mi)

Rt. 44 W to Canaan, CT; north on Rt. 7 into MA where it merges with Rt. 23 as you go through the town of Great Barrington; Continue on Rt. 7N & 23E at traffic light to cross the metal bridge. Just pass the Sunoco station veer right at traffic light onto Rt. 23 east to ski area entrance about 1.3 miles on right

Danbury 1 hour, 15 min. (66 mi)

Rt. 7N into MA where it merges with Rt. 23 as you go through the town of Great Barrington; Continue on Rt. 7N & 23E at traffic light to cross the metal bridge. Just pass the Sunoco station veer right at traffic light onto Rt. 23 east to ski area entrance about 1.3 miles on right.

New Haven 1 hour, 45 min. (83 mi)

34 west to Rt. 8; Take rt. 8 north to Rt. 44 in Winsted, CT; West on Rt. 44 to Rt. 7 north; follow Rt. 7N into MA where it merges with Rt. 23 as you go through the town of Great Barrington; Continue on Rt. 7N & 23E at traffic light to cross the metal bridge. Just pass the Sunoco station veer right at traffic light onto Rt. 23 east to ski area entrance about 1.3 miles on right.

New York City 2-1/2 hours (128 mi from Manhattan)

Taconic State Parkway north to Claverack, NY / Rt. 23 Exit; Take Rt. 23 East through the towns of Hillsdale, NY then Egremont, MA and then through Great Barrington, MA. Continue on Rt. 7N & 23E at traffic light to cross the metal bridge. Just pass the Sunoco station veer right at traffic light onto Rt. 23 east to ski area entrance about 1.3 miles on right.

New York City Alt route

Make your way to Rt. 684N and follow the directions from 684 heading north as outlined for Long Island below.

Long Island 2-1/2 hours (113 mi from the Whitestone)

Cross Whitestone bridge; Rt. 678 N. to Hutchinsin River Parkway, to Rt. 684 N to to Brewster where you’ll pickup Rt. 22 N to Rt. 23 E stay on Rt. 23 E as you pass from NY into the state of MA. Continue on 23 E through the towns of Egremont, MA and then Great Barrington, MA to the ski area entrance on the right about 3 miles past the town of Great Barrington.
GPS Directions should be carried out to at least to the third digit past the decimal point for accuracy.