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Overview

Ski Sundown, located in the small town of New Hartford, Connecticut, is one of the premier ski areas in the region. Sundown has 17 trails (16 lit up for night skiing) spread out over 70 acres of skiable terrain for skiers and snowboarders to enjoy. Skiers can access trails via 1 quad chairlift w/ conveyor, 2 triple chairlifts and 2 beginner area conveyors. The mountain has 100% snowmaking capacity and an impressivefor Connecticut1,075 foot summit elevation.

Ski Sundown prides itself on their ski school with lessons to match all learning styles. These include group, private, semi-private, adaptive and multi-week lesson programs for kids ages 3+, teens, and adults. The mountain also offers a designated learning area, two separate terrain parks, mogul trails (in spring), and free NASTAR racing. Sundown's lodge is spacious and provides tons of indoor seating in addition to outdoor seating on their newly expanded mountain view patio. Dining options include two self-service food courts, an apres-ski bar, and an outdoor grill on holidays and weekends.

Inside Scoop

Ski Sundown's facilities include a full-service rental and repair shop for skiers and snowboarders, cafeteria-style food service, a bar with pub dining, and ski shop. The mountain view patio was recently expanded and offers outdoor grill on weekends and holidays. Other highlights include an extensive ski and snowboard school, 100 percent snowmaking, twice-daily grooming for fresh corduroy conditions before opening and at 6 p.m. for night skiing. 

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

19"
12"
8"
4"
0"
4"
Dec
11"
Jan
16"
Feb
8"
Mar
0"
Apr
Beginners Runs
53%
Intermediate Runs
24%
Advanced Runs
18%
Expert Runs
6%
Runs in Total
17
Longest Run
1 mi
Skiable Terrain
70 ac
Night Skiing
66 ac
Snow Making
70 ac

Total Lifts: 5

High Speed Quads
1
Triple Chairs
2
Surface Lifts
2

Elevation

Base
450'
Summit
1075'
Vertical Drop
625'

Important Dates

December 20, 20242024/12/20
Projected Opening
March 23, 20252025/03/23
Projected Closing
85
Projected Days Open
84
Days Open Last Year
55
Years Open
45"
Average Snowfall
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