The 9 feet of wonderful snow that fall per winter at the nearby ski hill Whaleback is nice. Whaleback has 7 good ski lifts, a good 700-foot drop, and 28 trails. 60 acres of terrain is at your disposal at Whaleback; easy trails account for 67% while challenging trails make up 33% of the trails. There are good trails for everybody at Whaleback. The best way to spend a winter day is on the slopes of nearby Whaleback.
Getting to Bicknell Brook from Crystal Lake is painless, and why don't you take the young ones to CBA while here at Crystal Lake.