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2 x Giant Slalom - Doubleheader Race Weekend

Berkshire East

We are excited to be back at Berkshire East for our third season. Berkshire East is a tucked away in Western Mass and is quickly becoming one of our racer's favorite stops on the race schedule each season. Berkshire East has a reputation as a great place to ski, but an even better reputation as a race venue among the race community. 


Info Session (Optional): Wednesday, Feb. 1st @ 6:00 PM EST
Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 818 9207 7345
Passcode: double


The Schedule: Friday, Feb. 3rd

  • 7:00 - 8:00 AM - Registration Open
  • 8:00 AM - Lift Opens
  • 8:10 - 9:00 AM - Inspection
  • 9:30 AM - Race Start
  • Race 2 times TBD
  • Awards - 1 hr following end of 2nd race

To Register for races:

Important Things to Remember:

  • USSS Masters License required. Short-term license is allowed.
  • Comped (free) licenses are available. Contact Lucy Blake for assistance ([email protected]
  • Online Registration deadline is Thursday, Feb. 2nd at 12:00 PM (Noon)
  • No day of race registration. All registrations must be done online by the registration deadline.
  • Race Day Check-In Table will be located in the Main Lodge.
  • Lift Tickets are included in the Race Fee. 
  • A discount is available to anyone who does not require a lift ticket. 
  • hard-sided, FIS certified, helmet is required.
  • Bibs - NEMS will provide bibs to all racers. If you already have a NEMS bib please bring it. 
  • A valid credit card on file is required. Please be sure to check your CC info on your ASR profile.
  • For specific race start times please see the Berkshire Race Info Sheet

The general format of a double race day is as follows: 

Race 1:

  • Run 1 will run like a normal race run. 

  • After Run 1, racers may be asked to do a sweep run before the start of Run 2. 

  • The jury will determine if course conditions warrant any of the gates to be adjusted. 

  • There is no planned course reset after Run 1. 

  • Once the course is clear, Run 2 will proceed as normal. 

Race 2: 

  • The course will be reset between races with stated inspection/start times like normal

  • There can be a different Start List between Race 1 and Race 2.

  • Once the race begins it will follow the same format as Race 1 (above)

Awards Party - Approx. 1 hour following completion of 2nd race!

Racers are encouraged to do slip runs (per Jury/Race Crew request).

Racers are encouraged to bring down jackets/pants of fellow racers as needed. 

Finally - Have a blast!!