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Mohawk Mountain Ski Area is Connecticut's Berkshire Hills ski destination, 106 miles (2-1/4 hours) northeast of New York City, 40 miles (1-1/4 hours) west of Hartford CT.

 
 

 

Mohawk Mountain Ski Area, in the northwest corner of Connecticut near the town of Cornwall CT (map), is a family business located in Mohawk State Park, which is under the control of the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.

The summit of the mountain is 1600 feet (488 meters), with a vertical drop of 650 feet (198 meters) to the base at 960 feet (293 meters).

Of the 350 acres (142 hectares) in the Mohawk State Forest, 107 acres (43 hectares) are open to skiing.

  Mohawk Mountain Trail Map
  Mohawk Mountain Trail Map

The 24 ski trails (longest is 1.25 miles/2 km) are served by six lifts: 1 triple chair, 4 double chairs and a Wonder Carpet. Twelve trails are illuminated for night skiing, and snowmaking covers 95% of the trails to supplement the average 8 feet (2.44 meters) of annual snowfall.

Equipment rentals are available. Skiing and snowboarding lessons also are available for everyone, down to children 3 and 4 years old.

A spacious cafeteria keeps you fueled up for the slopes.

Mohawk State Forest has cross-country trails for Nordic/cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, but they are separate from the downhill ski area.

Mohawk Mountain Ski Area was founded in 1947 by Skiing Hall of Fame member Walt Schoenknecht. The following year it is said that he invented snowmaking here.

Be sure to ask about discount days and special package plans when you look into skiing at Mohawk Mountain.

Mohawk Mountain Ski Area
46 Great Hollow Road (P O Box 27) (map)
Cornwall CT 06753
Tel: 800-895-5222 or 860-672-6100
office@mohawkmtn.com
www.mohawkmtn.com


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