Fire and ice (er, snow) at downhill race

Some of the members of four teams from Darien boarded on the Mohawk slopes. Photo by Karen Bartomioli

CORNWALL — There was sunshine and then fresh powder at Mohawk Mountain over the weekend — just the things for Sixties Day and the annual Firefighters Race sponsored by Sharon Hospital.

“Groovy” was the succinct message on lift tickets Saturday, Feb. 28, as crowds flocked to the ski area to enjoy what may have been the best conditions so far this season. The sun was shining, temperatures seemed almost balmy, the snow was great and so were the barbecue and classic tunes on the deck.

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