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National Ski Patrol

Eastern Division

Fall 2011 Seminar of
Avalanche, Mountain Travel & Rescue, and Nordic Instructors

Northfield, Massachusetts

September 16 – 18, 2011


We will provide a light continental breakfast Saturday morning and a picnic-style lunch Saturday. Attendees will make arrangements for other meals.

For those arriving Friday night or leaving Sunday, restaurants can be found near Northfield Mountain. In addition to the listings below, there are many more fast-food and table-service establishments located in Greenfield off Route 2 and I-91, especially at Exit 26 of I-91.

All phone numbers are in the 413 area code.

Distances from Northfield Mountain are given in parentheses.


Christina's Pizzeria & Tavern (2.5 mi.), 20 French King Highway (Route 2). 413-422-1161. Open for lunch and dinner. Pizza, grinders, pasta, salads, Italian entrees, wine & beer license. See Facebook entry.

French King Restaurant (2.8 mi.), Route 2, Erving. 413-423-3328. Open for dinner. Beef, chicken, seafood. Liquor license.

Franklin Grocery (2.5 mi.)1 W High St, Erving, on Route 63 at the railroad crossing. 413-423-3907. Grinders and pizza made to order.


Mim's Market (6.2 mi.), 60 Main St., Northfield. 413-498-9900. Country convenience store with Green Mountain coffee and excellent sandwiches made to order. Mim's caters AMN and other ski patrol events.

Barton Cove Area

Wagon Wheel (0.7 mi from Barton Cove), 39 French King Highway (Route 2), Gill. 863-8210. Eat indoors or outside. Surprisingly good choices, fresh local produce. Beer license. See comments.

Skip’s Roadside Diner (0.9 mi from Barton Cove), 24 French King Highway (Route 2), Gill, at the traffic light. 413-863-9991. Polish, Italian, and American lunch wagon. Eat outside. Received good review from the Boston Globe.

Shady Glen, 7 Avenue A, Turners Falls, 863-9635. Inexpensive diner food. Good coffee and pies. Serves breakfast all day. Closed Sunday.

Subway, 57 Avenue A, Turners Falls, 863-9694

Turners Falls Pizza House, 119 Avenue A, Turners Falls, 863-8000. Pizza, grinders, Italian dishes. Beer license. Will deliver to ranger station at Barton Cove campground.

For local information, contact Bill Schweikert at 413-498-5742 or wwschweik@yahoo.com

For information about program content, contact Jonthan Shefftz: NSPAMN@gmail.com