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Prospect, Connecticut
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We go with the whole family every year. They take reservations and provide helmets. The staff is friendly,and the park is small. Win-win. The tubing is well organized, and we have a blast. Haven't tried skiing yet, but it's on the list of things to do!

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West haven
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place looks much better than the last time I was here 2 years ago, they have a nice lodge, cafeteria, restaurant, bathrooms with changing rooms, lockers and more it's a big improvement. Still very close to New Haven and really cheap prices on lift tickets. Enjoy it quietly during week days, not crowded at all today.

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Southbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 7 March 2016

My children (ages 5 and 7) have had their best season yet thanks to the amazing instruction provided at Powder Ridge. My husband and I are so thankful that they made such tremendous strides this year and we can plan our first "family" ski trip away for next winter. Super pleased.

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Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

This place is great for learning to ski but that's where it stops. They need to hire adults that actually need a job and care about customer service. The kids could careless if you are there or not. You can't get the ski package for longer then 4 hours you have to pay another 49 dollars for the other 4...

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1Thank Jim T
Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

I signed up to go with a group of friends, thinking I might try this for a couple of runs, and then wait in the coffee area for the rest of the group to finish. Surprise! I had the time of my life and made 16 runs in 2 hours. Feeling like a kid again, I tried all but the...

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3Thank Marcial52
Middletown, Connecticut
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Powder Ridge has come a long way and is only getting better. Their new restaurant, Fire at the Ridge, has the best food/service around. Even if you're not a skier, it's worth visiting just to eat and drink. There is a nice tavern area in addition to a fine dining restaurant. They also have a cafeteria area, which is nice...

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2Thank Stewnc
Guilford, Connecticut
Reviewed 19 January 2016

5 stars for being 30 min from my house! **NOTE, this is NOT a destination ski place (locals will be thrilled though). I have skied all over the world from Nagano to Park City to Gstaad and all over New England.** The bunny slope is the perfect place for a small child (or any beginner) to learn how to ski....

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3Thank ayc6
New Canaan, Connecticut
Reviewed 19 January 2016

A great place to spend a family day on the slopes. Pros - easy drive, clean, not crowded, kids friendly, great instructors, and reasonable prices. Cons - not for advance skiers. I read a lot of negative reviews from last year and I think they have made some improvements since and should deserve another chance.

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1Thank Liza W
Simsbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 27 April 2015

This place is great for learning snowsports but, not much else. You can skate down the steepest part of the hill. If I were a passholder, I'd buy one at any other CT hill next year as they did a terrible job of opening terrain. Mohawk and Sundown can be fully open in about 3 days of snowmaking. Powder Ridge...

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5Thank bugglesski
West Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 9 March 2015

This is a modest, family oriented ski area with focus on beginner skiers. The resort has a mandatory requirement on wearing helmets for all skiers regardless of age. They can be rented ($11) at the mountain if you don't have one. Be aware the wait for helmets can eat into your ski day, so plan accordingly. The terrain was OK...

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Address: 99 Powder Hill Rd, Middlefield, CT 06455-1153
Region: United States > Connecticut > Middlefield
Number of rooms: 203
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