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National Ski Patrol

Eastern Division

Fall 2015 Seminar and Refresher for Instructors:

Avalanche – Mountain Travel & Rescue – Nordic

Northfield, Massachusetts

September 19 & 20, 2015


Dining

We will provide a light continental breakfast Saturday and Sunday mornings and a picnic-style lunch Saturday. See the menu. 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 drive-thru, take-out, 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.

For a better idea of where to find food, look at this map.

Erving

Weatherhead's Convenience Store & Dunkin Donuts (2.0 mi.), Route 2, Erving. 413-423-3100. Open early ‘til late. Bagged ice. Coffee, donuts, bagels, hot sandwiches. Located on Route 2, on your left, at the turn to Northfield Mountain. Weatherhead's proprietor is Ralph Semb, a former Olympic ski jumper.

Christina's Pizzeria & Tavern (2.5 mi.), Route 2, Erving. 413-422-1161. Close to Northfield Mountain. Open for 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.

Northfield

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.

Ken’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, 863-9636. Inexpensive diner food. Good coffee and pies. Serves breakfast all day. Open weekdays 5 AM - 8 PM, Saturdays 6 AM - 8 PM, Sundays 6 AM - 2 PM.

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 413-423-3437 or wwschweik@yahoo.com

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