A series of winter storms that has pummeled the East Coast did not miss Connecticut.

The Constitution State's skiing legacy rolls onward, as Mohawk Mountain enters its 61st year and 60th year of snowmaking which, operators say, was discovered there in the 1948-49 season.

If not the very first, the area founded by Walt Schoenknecht in 1947 was among the very first to deploy snow guns to cover terrain with skiable surface.

Ski Sundown is planning an anniversary of its own, a 40th anniversary party Jan. 11 to which all are invited.

Ski Mount Southington offers a Frequent Skier Passport for $69, which will save holders $20 off an eight-hour Flext Ticket, or $10 off a Night, 4-Hour Flex, or Sunset Lift Ticket everyday including holidays. Call 860-628-0954 for more details.

Woodbury Ski Area has a new ski and tubing lodge, longer tubing runs and lights in its snow tube park for night tubing, two new magic carpet lifs 200 feet and 400 feet long, and improved terrain park features.