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MOHAWK MOUNTAIN SKI AREA
Address: 46 Great Hollow Rd, Cornwall
Phone: 860.672.6100 or 800.895.5222
Web: www.mohawkmtn.com
Email: office@mohawkmtn.com
Hours: Mon through Thurs 9 am to 10 pm; Fri and Sat 8:30 am to 10 pm; Sun 8:30 am to 4 pm

Founded by Skiing Hall of Famer Walt Schoenknecht in 1947, Mohawk Mountain provides 107 skiable acres on 350 scenic acres of state forest in the Southern Berkshires.

Vertical Drop:650 feet
Number of Trails:24 total, 11 novice, seven intermediate, six expert
Snowboarding:none, but snowboarders are welcome to use downhill trails
Snowmaking Capacity:95 percent
Lifts:three double chairs, two triple chairs, two wonder carpets
Rates:Fri through Sun and holidays, adults $50, juniors five through 15 $42, children $15
Mon through Thurs, full-day $30, half-day $20
beginner lift only $28 full session
Rentals:$38 adult ski or snowboard package, $30 for juniors
Instruction:beginner ski and snowboard package $65, group lessons $28/90 min, private lessons $87/hour

MOUNT SOUTHINGTON
Address: 396 Mount Vernon Road, Plantsville, CT
Phone: 860.628.0954 or 800.982.6828
Web: www.mountsouthington.com
Email: staff@mountsouthington.com
Hours: Mon through Thurs 10 am to 10 pm; Fri through Sun 9 am to 10 pm

This mountain has trails catering to skiers and boarders of every ability. Ski and board school offers lessons for children as young as three.

Vertical Drop:425 feet
Number of Trails:14 total, approximately split three ways between beginner, intermediate, and advanced
Snowboarding:terrain park
Snowmaking Capacity:100 percent
Lifts:two triple chairs, two double chairs, two handle tows, one carpet lift
Rates:adults $50, seniors/kids ages six through 12 $42, children five and under $12
four-hour and night passes available
Rentals:ski or snowboard package $36
Instruction:group lessons $30, private lessons $70

SKI SUNDOWN
Address: 126 Ratlum Rd, New Hartford
Phone: 860.379.7669
Web: www.skisundown.com
Email: customerservice@skisundown.com
Hours: weekends and holidays 8 am to 10 pm (except Christmas and New Year special hours); weekdays 9 am to 10 pm

Ski Sundown offers plenty of beginner terrain and extensive lessons, clinics, and children's programs. Season runs from mid-Dec to late March.

Vertical Drop:625 feet
Number of Trails:15 total (14 equipped with night lighting), 50 percent novice, 25 percent intermediate, 25 percent expert.
Snowboarding:two terrain parks
Snowmaking Capacity:100 percent
Lifts:three triple chairs, one double chair, one conveyor
Rates:adults $52, juniors $46
night sessions adults $34, juniors. Always $16 for children under six and $26 for seniors
Rentals:adult ski or snowboard package $40, child ski package $26
Instruction:group lessons $40, private lessons $99
parent/tot lessons for three- to six-year-olds $110/hour