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Address: 396 Mt Vernon Rd, Plantsville, Southington, CT 06479
Phone Number: 860-628-0954
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Description: Just minutes from Exit 30 on Route 84. Mount Southington offers a full...
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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A Fine Place to Learn or Practice

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2015
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Marion
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Great year for ski racing with all the great snow. We enjoy our race team every Tuesday night in January and February. The staff at the mountain are great ~ from ticket agent to lift attendants and inside the lodge. Groomers do a nice job keeping the mountain in tact. I also volunteer for skiers unlimited, which is a great... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Our kids are now in their 20's but they still have a soft spot for Southington. Our oldest son learnt to ski at Mt. Washington, NH (usually in a blizzard). The younger son was terrified of the big mountain, gruff instructors and freezing temps. We tried other mountains, Sunday River, Me and Bellayre, NY with similar results. We ended up... More 

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Glastonbury, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Comfortable not commercialized. Myself, my wife and 2 children 10 & 5 have been here a few times in the past 2 years. The mountain is perfect for toddlers to experts. The Mountain: I consider myself intermediate and it's perfect for me without taking the very steep runs which would be great for experts. There are a few places to... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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4 attraction reviews
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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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19 helpful votes 19 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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16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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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
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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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93 reviews 93 reviews
27 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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