Powder Ridge ready to welcome snow blitz; opening for the season this weekend with COVID safety precautions in place


(WTNH) — For snow skiers and snowboarders it’s going to be an early Christmas: snow is coming our way this week, and a lot of it. Reaping the benefits from this will be Connecticut’s ski slopes.

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Owner of Powder Ridge Park in Middlefield, Sean Hayes, joined News 8 Tuesday. At Powder Ridge, they have already been making snow, but the snow blitz this week will be the icing on the cake.

Powder Ridge will open this weekend with COVID-19 protocols in place including online ticket sales, distancing on the ski lifts, and masks required inside and outside on the slopes.

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For more information about how you can ski Powder Ridge and what changes you can expect when you arrive, watch the video above or click here: https://powderridgepark.com/

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