Powder Ridge in Middlefield first to open slopes this season


Middlefield, CT. (Aug. 30, 2017) Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort is proud to announce the opening of the 2017 – 2018 Ski & board season!  There’s no need to wait until December, your favorite winter sports are now available 365 days a year! The 365 Snow park will be open on Sept. 2 with 500 ft. run for skiing and boarding. Grand opening ceremony is planned for noon.

Plus, season pass holders and guests will notice two new additions to the lodge.  The new slope side deck leading skiers right up to the Tavern for a Après Skiing! And just off the first-floor lodge a covered outdoor patio with a stone – faced fireplace.

“The waiting is finally over, this is going to be an exciting head start to the ski season at Powder Ridge,” said Sean Hayes, CEO of Powder Ridge. “Starting opening day lessons, race training and equipment rentals will all be available”.

Fire at The Ridge restaurant and the Ridgeside Tavern are open year-round offering hearty mountain faire and live bands every Saturday night. For more information on all the mountain updates and events on The Ridge visit PowderRidgePark.com.

Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort is the first full service year-round urban mountain sports park and resort, featuring skiing, snowboarding, tubing, mountain biking and synthetic snow adventures for all ages. The 225-acre facility is centrally located in the heart of Connecticut at the junction of all the major throughways, providing easy access to the over 23 million people within a 90-mile radius.  The newly renovated lodge houses the Marketplace for casual dining and large events.  On the second floor of the lodge is Fire at The Ridge Restaurant & Tavern, plus 10 hotel rooms.  The mountain has been upgraded with new snow making equipment, snow grooming vehicles, and updated aerial and surface lifts.  The training center is the only Terrain Based Learning Facility in CT, which utilizes sculpted snow to give beginners high level skiing and riding sensations without the fear or risks of falling and stopping.


If you would like more information about this topic, call Laura Loffredo at (860) 894-2205 or contact Powder Ridge by email.