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Groovy … Mount Southington to celebrate 50th birthday

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  Mount Southington, one of Connecticut’s five ski areas, hits the Big 5-0 this year. The small area with 14 trails and five lifts, opened in December 1964 when songsĀ  like The Supremes “Come See About Me” and the Beatles “I Feel Fine” were playing on AM radio. A gallon of gas was 25 cents […] [Read More]
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It’s a powder day at state ski areas

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Don’t get to say this often … it’s a powder day at Connecticut ski areas. I’m talking about the kind of snow found in Utah, the dry puffy kind that you can blow away. The state’s five areas received between 5 and 8 inches of snow. Not a huge dump, but we’ll take it. Mohawk […] [Read More]
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A first time snowbaorder makes her way down Mohawk's gentle Nutmeg Slope.

Saturday: Learn to ski/snowboard for free at Mohawk

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Here’s a deal that does not come around often: a FREE first-timer learn to ski or snowboard package at Mohawk Mountain in Cornwall this Saturday. Mohawk just asks that you bring bring a donation of canned or non-perishable food items, to be donated to people in need in Northwestern Connecticut. Donations will be accepted at […] [Read More]
Skiing down Heaven's Gate at Sugarbush in Vermont.

Get ready for a snowy weekend at ski areas

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Our snow dreams are about to be answered! A pre-winter storm is expected to drop up to a foot or snow across New England this weekend. Ski areas from Connecticut to Maine will get a much needed dump of snow that will help expand terrain. Looks like it will be a sweet “pow pow” weekend, […] [Read More]
You can buy a lift ticket for $39 at Okemo in Vermont this Saturday if you donate five non-perishible food.

Where to ski/snowboard this weekend

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Let’s get the best deal of the weekend right at the top of this post: This Saturday at Okemo in Vermont, when you bring at least five non-perishable food items, a new clothing item, or a new child’s toy to Okemo, you will be rewarded with a voucher for a $39 lift ticket valid that […] [Read More]
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Cyber Monday brings lift ticket bargains

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It’s been a great season, so far, with highly discounted lift tickets. There’s more options and lower prices this season. Today, Cyber Monday, is one of the best times to snare some great lift ticket deals. Not every ski area has Cyber Monday deals, but what the following links demonstrate is that you should never […] [Read More]

CT ski areas, Mohawk and Powder Ridge, open today

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Today’s a BIG DAY for Connecticut skiing and snowboarding! Two state ski areas kick off their seasons today; Mohawk Mountain in Cornwall and Powder Ridge in Middlefield. Power Ridge’s opening is even bigger news because it’s been closed since 2007. It originally opened in 1959. The new owner is the operator of the Brownstone Exploration […] [Read More]
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Where to ski and snowboard this weekend

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There’s a big change in the weather coming this weekend with the return of cold temperatures and some snow in Ski Country. Several inches are snow are expected in the mountains of northern New England tonight through Saturday night. Temps will be in the single numbers Saturday night. To be honest, Sunday’s going to kind […] [Read More]