Connecticut's Ski Resort Guide
Looking to hit the slopes but don't want to travel far? Below we've listed all the info you need to go to one of 5 ski slopes located within the state.
Mohawk Mountain is a 25 trail resort located in northwestern Connecticut in the town of Cornwall. Below is general info regarding the mountain and trails. Elevation Summit: 1600 feet,
Elevation Base: 960 feet, Vertical Drop: 650 feet, Longest Trail: 1.25 miles (Deer Run),
Number of trails: 25, Lifts: 8 (5 triples, 3 surface conveyers). Acreage: 112 skiable acres on 350 scenic acres of state forest. Snowmaking: 99% of all terrain. Night Skiing Trails: 12 Trails
Fun fact: In 1948 Mohawk worked with several local engineers to develop the very first snowmaking system ever used at a ski resort, the basis for the technology used worldwide today. Mohawk Mountain has remained a family business and a favorite destination for the past 70 years.
Contact Info: 860-672-6100 www.mohawkmtn.com
Powder Ridge is located centrally in the state in the town of Middlefield. Mountain Statistics: Vertical Rise: 550 ft, Base Elevation: 170 ft, Summit Elevation: 720 ft, Number of Trails: 19, Skiable Acres: 80, Snowmaking is available on most trails. Number of lifts: 5 (1 triple, 2 doubles, 2 surface).
Powder Ridge opened a new 365 Synthetic Snow Park in the summer of 2017! The Park features a 500-foot run for skiing and boarding plus two tubing lanes. A Carpet lift is installed to service both the tubing and ski runs.
Contact Info: 866-860-0208 www.powderridgepark.com
Mount Southington also located in central CT calls Plantsville it's home. Minutes from Exit 30 on Rt. 84 it is very convenient for a day trip. Mountain Statistics: Vertical Rise 425 ft, Base Elevation 100 ft, Summit Elevation 525 ft, Number of Trails 14, Skiable Acres 51, Snowmaking: 100% of mountain, Number of lifts: 7.
Contact Info: 860-628-0954 www.mountsouthington.com
Ski Sundown is a ski area located in the town of New Hartford, Connecticut. Founded in 1964 to this day Ski Sundown offers that small mountain feel with today's newest technologies. Mountain Statistics: Vertical Rise 625 ft, Base Elevation 450 ft, Summit Elevation 1075 ft, Number of Trails 16, Skiable Acres 70, Number of lifts: 5 (3 triples, 2 conveyors). Snowmaking on 100% of the mountain.
Contact Info: 860-379-7669 www.skisundown.com
Woodbury Ski Area
Located in Woodbury, CT Woodbury Ski Area is a short drive up from Fairfield County wihich makes it a perfect destination to ski or snowboard for a few hours without driving hours. Mountain Statistics: Vertical Rise 300 ft, Number of Trails 12, Skiable Acres 100. Reader note: it is reported that the mountain closes at times so we recommend contacting Woodbury Ski Area before going.
*Editors note: Woodbury is now closed for the 2017/18 season
Contact Info 203-263-2203 www.woodburyskiarea.com