Berkshire East Ski Area Videos

HOW TO RENT SKI EQUIPMENT AT BERKSHIRE EAST…Released 2-6-2015 …Because of another heavy snowstorm, Max had a flight delay and decided to ski at Berkshire East. Follow max as he goes through the process of renting skis, boots and poles in the Berkshire East Rental Shop. By the way, Max also rented a helmet.

    

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THE SKIING IS PHENOMENAL AT BERKSHIRE EAST …Released 1-29-2015 …Follow Berkshire East Marketing Director Gabe Porter-Henry and Snowboard Instructors Ellie Massengil and Mark as they enjoy a day of magical skiing.

    

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BERKSHIRE EAST CHILDRENS PLAY AND SKI CENTER…Released 2-2-2015 …Junior Explorers is a club for kids ages 4 to 6 years who are ready for some adventure. Kids can join us for 4 consecutive Sunday afternoons of fun on the snow. Kids will stay with the same core group of instructors for the entire program to help increase their comfort level and maximize learning. This club is geared toward kids who are skiing our green trails independently, are comfortable riding a chair lift (with assistance as needed), and can control their speed and direction on the hill. Children should also be comfortable learning in a group situation.Special thanks to all of the coaches, parents and volunteers who helped to make this annual race such a success.

    

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BERKSHIRE EAST SKI TUNES…MAINTAINING THE RENTAL SKIS WITH DAVE HOUGHTON…Released 1-20-2015 …Follow Berkshire East’s Dave Houghton as he refurbishes a pair of rental skis.Dave is one of many dedicated employees at the Berkshire East Ski Area in Charlemont, MA. He takes pride in the quality of his work in maintaining hundreds of rental skis for the area’s customers. In his own words he says,”For someone who is experiencing rental skis, they’re getting top quality skis and not some piece of garbage. All of our rental skis frequently go through the process of base grinding, the edge preparation, the wax, and the buffing.Then you’ve got yourself a well conditioned ski and we’ve got a happy customer who is learning how to make turns, learning to ski and having a great time.” It’s not enough that he’s a craftsman ski tuner, Dave is also a member of the Western Massachusetts band, “Fancy Trash” and contributed the background acoustic guitar piece “The Giving Tree” for this production.Special thanks to all of the coaches, parents and volunteers who helped to make this annual race such a success.

    

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THE DENIS CUP GS 1-11-2015…Released 1-15-2015 …Please take a look at some of the future Alpine skiing stars as they competed in the 2015 Denis Cup GS at Berkshire East in Charlemont, MA. This was filmed on Sunday January 11th. This race is named in honor of Charlemont, MA resident and long time Berkshire East employee Daniel Denis and his family. Special thanks to all of the coaches, parents and volunteers who helped to make this annual race such a success.

    

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A MAN MADE SNOW  Released 1-4-2015  While this is a story about how snow is made at Berkshire East Resort, it is more about a young man who embraces responsibility and carries on his family’s legacy.

    

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COME UP FOR THE HOLIDAY BREAK Released 12-21-2014 This video was shot on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Berkshire East. It starts out with a few shots of the new Sky Trac Quad chairlift and then goes into some footage of area manager Jonathan Schaefer as he skis down Roundabout and welcomes everyone to come up and ski during the holiday break. This was made as a 30 second commercial spot for TV stations in the Hartford, CT and Springfield, MA area.

    

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BERKSHIRE EAST OPENING DAY Released 11-30-2014 This is a recent 30 second commercial spot that I did for Berkshire East on their earliest opening day in the history of the area. This spot was first aired on WFSB Channel 3 in Hartford, CT.

    

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BERKSHIRE EAST’S NEW SKY TRAC QUAD Released 11-20-2014 On Thursday, November 16, 2014 I sat down with Berkshire East’s manager, Jonathan Schaefer as he spoke about the areas new Sky Trac Quad chairlift.