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  • Berkshire East Opens Nearly 4000′ Long Mountain Coaster (Video)


    CHARLEMONT, Mass., -- Ride the Thunderbolt! North America's longest and most exciting Mountain Coaster is now open. Encompassing 5,450' of mountain terrain, riders rush near exposed rocks and cliffs, dive through a diverse mountain forest and descend into Southern New England's most exciting mountain resort. Guests riding the Thunderbolt will begin their experience by ascending 1580' of uphill track. Once there, they will...

  • Berkshire East Claims World’s First Ski Area 100% Powered with On Site Energy


    New solar tracker installation helps Berkshire East become world's first ski area fully powered with on-site renewables CHARLEMONT, Mass., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From its lifts and lodges to its snowmaking, a new solar installation has helped the central Massachusetts family run ski area, Berkshire East, become the world's first ski area to be powered entirely from on-site renewables. The year-round resort recently developed a 500kW solar tracker...