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 building community in the
Backcountry

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SERVICES

WHAT

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CTA OFFCIAL CHAPTER

WMass Backcountry Alliance is an official BC Chapter of Catamount Trail Association (CTA), and a 501(c)(3) non-profit with tax-exempt status.

To join WMBA, please register here as a member of the CTA and choose WMBA as your chapter affiliate.

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FUNDED BY YOU

By joining the CTA---as a WMBA chapter affiliate--- you will receive full CTA membership benefits, including the annual rewards book, and a portion of your membership fee goes directly to supporting WMBA. 

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CREATING ACCESS

Securing recreational access, maintaining trails, and developing new zones is only possible with your involvement.  Support the backcountry and become a WMBA/CTA member now.

ABOUT
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WHO

The mission of WMBA is to secure access for ski and snowboard use of backcountry terrain throughout the region, to maintain existing terrain and develop new zones with the help of membership support, to help build community and life-long social connections, and to provide technical education for safe travel in the backcountry of WMass and beyond.  

80 

Active members 

2

Zones

Completed

1000

Volunteer hours

18

Trails cleared 

WHERE

  • Sep 30, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Berkshire Snow Basin, Bryant Mountain, Cummington, MA 01026, USA
    Get to know the terrain, meet future ski buddies, support the backcountry in WMass. We meet at 9am at Bryant state forest in Cummington,. Bring handtools, gloves, and lunch. Message us for driving/parking details. Hope to see you then!
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    Oct 07, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Great Barrington, Beartown State Forest, Great Barrington, MA 01230, USA
    Get to know the terrain, meet future ski buddies, support the backcountry in WMass. We meet at 9am at Gate 4 in South Lee. Bring handtools, gloves, and lunch. Message us for driving/parking details. Hope to see you then!
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  • Oct 12, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Charlemont, 66 Thunder Mountain Rd, Charlemont, MA 01339, USA
    Set your calendar, friends: The date is Thursday, October 12th for our 1st Annual Meeting and we are feeling pretty excited. We’ll be reviewing the work we’ve done in this first year and discussing our plans for the near future.
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    Jan 05, 2024, 7:00 AM – Jan 06, 2024, 7:00 AM
    Charlemont, 66 Thunder Mountain Rd, Charlemont, MA 01339, USA
    WMBA hosts Friday morning Dawn Patrol all season long. Get out of bed, grab some coffee and catch the sunrise --pre-lift-- on the mountain. Berkshire East uphill pass required
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  • Jan 21, 2024, 7:00 PM – Jan 23, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Bolton, Bolton, VT, USA
    Join us for a few nights at bolton camp. Space is limited! Please reach out if your interested. More info on the lodge can be found here: https://vermonthuts.org/huts/bolton-lodge/
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    Jan 25, 2024, 6:00 PM – Jan 26, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Charlemont, 66 Thunder Mountain Rd, Charlemont, MA 01339, USA
    Come out and join us at Berkshire East for our 'Thursday Night Lights' up/down race series this week. Race against the timer! We'll have fun doing as many laps as possible in a single hour, climbing up and skiing down Exhibition. Start time is 6pm, meet in front of the West Lodge. Berkshire Eas
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  • Mar 15, 2024, 7:00 PM – Mar 17, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Bethlehem, Bethlehem, NH 03574, USA
    After having such a great time in 2023, how could we not return again in 2024? While the dates are not yet finalized (the AMC hasn't opened reservations) we are aiming for the long weekend of March 15-17th.
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CONTACT

Inquiries

For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please please use the contact us form below;

CTA OFFICE

Catamount Trail Association
1 Mill Street, Suite 350
Burlington, VT 05401
P: 802.864.5794

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