Believe it or not, Connecticut has some great skiing destinations for all levels of skiers. Mount Southington in Plantsville, CT, has a wonderful ski area with over 50 acres of skiable slopes, two terrain parks, and 14 trails for all ability levels. A first-time package and an advanced package include lesson and lift tickets for a reasonable price! Powder Ridge Mountain in Middlefield, CT, is a favorite option for those living or vacationing in both Connecticut and New York. After opening in 1961 there was a brief closure in 2007, the park re-opened and welcomed old-time fans and new skiers. Powder Ridge has twenty trails, from bunny slopes to black diamonds, and is welcoming to all ages.
Mohawk Mountain Ski Area in Cornwall, CT, is one of the largest and oldest ski areas in the region and is sometimes referred to as the home of snowmaking in Connecticut. With plenty of deals and discounts for beginning skiers and snowboarders just getting started, this is a perfect place for those skeptical about winter activities - with a restaurant, cafeteria, and newly renovated learning center area. Lastly, Ski Sundown in New Hartford, CT, has trails available for all levels of skill - including terrain parks, ramps, rails, half pipes, and more. Similarly to Mohawk Mountain, Ski Sundown has a small group and private lessons for ages four and under and adaptive lessons for those with disabilities. Some other fun mountains include Sweetheart Mountain outside of Hartford, CT, and Mount Lakeridge in Torrington, CT. Don’t miss out on these incredible Connecticut ski opportunities.