Mohawk Mountain Ski Area
|Mohawk Mountain Ski Area|
|Location||Cornwall, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA|
|Skiable area||107 acres (0.433 km²)|
|Longest run||1.25 mi Deer Run|
|Lift system||7 chairs: 4 Triples, 1 Double, 2 Surface Lifts|
Mohawk Mountain is a ski area located in Cornwall, Litchfield County, Connecticut. The ski area was built on the northwest slope of Mohawk Mountain by Walt Schoenknecht in 1947. It is a popular destination for both day and night skiers and snowboarders in the Connecticut area. It is also a popular day skiing destination for the New York City Metropolitan Area demographic as it is approximately a 95-mile ride to Mohawk Mountain from Manhattan. This resort is also famous for its pioneering efforts in creating and popularizing the snow gun and artificial snow.
In 1969, a new Carlevaro-Savio double chairlift was installed.
In 1978, a new Hall triple chairlift was installed.
In the summer of 2008, Mohawk Mountain installed a CTEC triple chairlift to replace the Mohawk Double. Formerly placed at Loon Mountain from 1984 to 2004, it is now the Mohawk Triple Chair as seen on their Trail Map.
- Pennington, Bill (January 28, 2009). "Snowy Slopes, Within Easy Reach". New York Times.
- Mohawk Mountain - Official site