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Mount Southington Ski Area

Address: 396 Mt Vernon Rd, Plantsville, Southington, CT 06479
Phone Number: 860-628-0954
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Type: Ski & snowboard areas, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Just minutes from Exit 30 on Route 84. Mount Southington offers a full range of slopes and terrain...
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Type: Ski & snowboard areas, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Owner description: Just minutes from Exit 30 on Route 84. Mount Southington offers a full range of slopes and terrain for beginners and experts to enjoy! Four chairlifts provide easy access to our varied trails, including our Drop Zone terrain park with new and challenging features. State-of-the-art snowmaking and grooming make every run a great run - all across the mountain. Just starting out? Our ski and boarding lessons and weekly children's programs provide a fun and nurturing environment, giving kids (and adults) the skills they need to progress quickly and safely! We've got racing teams, afterschool programs, night skiing, affordable packages and more. There are so many ways to bring the delight of skiing and riding into your winter. We've been doing it for over 50 years!

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I thought the 35$ price tag for a weekday was a little steep, but for what it is and the size of the hill it is just fine. Runs were well groomed. Even more advanced novice skiers will become bored here quickly. Might be worth the extra hour or so up to Butternut if you plan to spend more than... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This is not a big mountain but it's great for those working/living in Westchester and Fairfield counties. Close enough so you can go there after work. It has night skiing. Prices are very reasonable especially if you get a frequent skier pass. For the warm winters they have good snowmaking and the best part you never spend more than a... More 

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Southington, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Mount Southington is great for a short afternoon visit. Lift lines were not long. Prices were a little on the high side for such a small area, but overall not a bad afternoon. Good for if you're just learning to ski or snowboard.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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352 reviews 352 reviews
127 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This is a small mountain which is decent for teaching your kids to ski. It is close and convenient to the Hartford area. Lift tickets and lessons are reasonable. Lift lines the day we went were minimal, particularly earlier in the day. There is not a wide variety of terrain, ski runs, or vertical drop. You'll start repeating runs after... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This place is convenient located right off I 84. Close to home, with reasonable prices and quality services, it will be (from now on) one of our favorite places to go for a long weekend versus a long trip to a overpriced Vermont and its low quality lodging. At Mt. Southington is enough room for beginners as well for advanced... More 

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New York City, New York
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92 reviews 92 reviews
26 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I learned how to ski here. My high school snowboard club snowboarded here. Now I'm teaching my kids how to ski here. This is not really a "mountain" -- it's more like a bump. Bump Southington. But it's OUR bump!

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This is a small, family friendly mountain which is perfect for an affordable ski experience for children and teens. Our kids enjoyed the proximity of the mountain and the opportunity to night ski. They loved practicing jumps and the terrain park. Not much in terms of elevation, but a great way to get the kids on skiis and improve their... More 

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Jericho, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

What a great day! We go every year, and the lessons are the best! The kids are old enough now to ski anywhere they want, and the convenience is great! They have a barbeque going outside, and a fire pit to sit around if it's a decent day! There are also hotels and restaurants nearby if you want to make... More 

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Portland, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

my 6 year old daughter and I have been skiing together for 3 years now and we really enjoy Mount Southington. First, it is SO convenient to everywhere.. and once you park, you just walk across the very flat driveway to the ticket booth. Second, they have a very nice learn to ski program and beginners chair lift (double) for... More 

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New York City, New York
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143 reviews 143 reviews
46 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Enjoyed a weekend here in March and loved the experience for our children. Our four year old did a great job learning how to ski - he really enjoyed it. Out 9 year old, who had skied before, took a lesson and then skied with my wife and I for the rest of the day. He really picked up some... More 

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