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Related Regions: Connecticut, United States, New England, North America

Elevation

  • 720ft
    Summit
  • 550ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 170ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 2
  • 5
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    42%

  • Intermediate Runs

    37%

  • Advanced Runs

    21%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    19

  • Terrain Parks

    4

  • Night Skiing

    40 ac

  • Longest Run

    0.5 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    80 ac

  • Snow Making

    68 ac

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Overview

Opened in 1959, Powder Ridge was one of the most popular ski area south of Massachusetts in Middlefield, Connecticut on Besek Mountain. It was continuously operated until 2006-2007 season, then closed, but reopened in December of 2013 and has been restored and upgraded to its current operation. 

The reopened mountain park features a 500 foot vertical drop with 80 skiable acres and 19 named trails. Four terrain parks entertain the freestyler while tubing is included with every lift ticket purchase.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing12/22/201903/25/2020
  • Days Open Last Year
    80
  • Projected Days Open
    100
  • Years Open
    60
  • Average Snowfall
    80"

Powder Ridge Park Reviews

Not Impressed
6th December 20181
Not worth it at any price these days.Full review
rstdenis
10th November 20154
This is a nice little mountain great for beginners and those looking to improve their skills without having to travel hours at...Full review
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