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Mohawk Mountain

In 1947, Walter Schoenknecht developed Mohawk Mountain in the Southern Berkshires of Cornwall, CT. It’s become the state’s premier ski resort. It’s the oldest, largest, and largest vertical in Connecticut. It’s also one of the most reliable in the entire country. While skiing in the western United States is more vulnerable to droughts and warm […]

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Brainstorming and Planning Resources for Your Trip

Planning a ski trip, whether alone or as part of a larger group, is always more complicated than it seems. Below are a few of our favorite resources; we have curated a set of online guides, ski rental, and transportation services to streamline your planning process.   Choosing a Date This is the most important […]

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Thank You To All Who Helped Plan This Year’s Trip

Excited to try out the new Blog. I am sure I’m going to miss someone, but there was just a ton effort by lots of people (and sites!) over the holidays that helped us get our 2018 Breckenridge, Colorado Ski Trip Planned. Cross your fingers that everything holds. To recap some of the details. We […]

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Expanding Your Horizons

Every New Haven skier must, at some point, come to terms with a simple fact: Connecticut is not a great place to ski. In fact, out of all New England states, Connecticut has the fewest ski resorts and the smallest vertical. Put simply, there aren’t very many places to ski, and if you do find […]

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Know Your Mountains

Three distinct mountain ranges comprise much of Connecticut’s skiing and snowboarding terrain. They are: Hanging Hills, The Berkshires, and Taconic Mountains. Located primarily in the state’s western quarter, these areas cover a vast range of qualitative differences—height, makeup, age, and size. Hanging Hills, a popular recreation resources for most Connecticut residents is characterized by its […]

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The 4 Best Ski Resorts Near New Haven, CT

Mount Southington Ski Area—Located just off Exit 30 on I-84, Mount Southington offers terrain for all members of the family—from the most experienced skier to the toddler just finding her mountain legs. In addition to providing an evenly distributed range of terrain, they offer weekly children’s programs to foster a fun and nourishing environment for […]

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