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Butternut Basin

Butternut Basin Ski Resort Guide

Butternut Basin, United States

Rated: 2/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift550m
Resort Height250m
 Nearest AirportsRochester and Buffalo Niagara
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Butternut Basin

The American ski resort of Butternut Basin is at an altitude of 250m.


Butternut Basin has direct access to 22 marked pistes, served by a total of 8 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.


Butternut Basin offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Butternut Basin offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Butternut Basin.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Downspout'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Butternut Basin?

The next notable snow forecast is 17cm, expected on 7 December, with around 17cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Butternut Basin

Ski Area Stats

Butternut Basin Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
Total Length
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Butternut Basin Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift550m
Resort Altitude (Butternut Basin)250m
Lowest Piste240m
Max Vertical310m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Butternut Basin
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Butternut Basin?

This ski resort is in Pittsford, Monroe, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Butternut Basin is Rochester, 19 minutes drive away.

Buffalo Niagara, Syracuse, Ithaca, Binghamton, Bradford, Jamestown and Williamsport airports are all within three hours drive.

Rochester is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts are able to uplift 10,075 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Butternut Basin open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Butternut Basin