Loon Mountain to Stay Open Through April 21st

Lincoln, N.H. : March has come in like a lion, dumping over a foot of new snow so far this month on New Hampshire’s Loon Mountain. With over seven feet falling since February 1st, Loon announced it will stay open through Monday, April 21.

Spring Events Calendar:

March 15: 24th Annual Governor’s Cup – Open to the public, this race honors Loon’s founder, Sherman Adams. Prizes for age categories from 8-80.

March 15: Shop Showdown – Snowboard shop teams from all around New England compete in Loon’s signature LMP. Two-person teams compete in three different disciplines. First place wins a vacation at Loon’s sister resort- Big Sky, Montana.

March 23: Easter Sunrise Service and Egg Hunt – Guests begin loading the gondola at 5:30 a.m. for a sunrise service starting at 6:15 a.m. After the service, guests can ski, snowboard, or ride the gondola to return to the base. The Easter Egg Hunt kicks off at 9:00 am. Fun kid games continue through the day.

March 29: Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge Finals – Mountain Dew brings its famed racing event to Loon Mountain for the last hurrah of the season. Challenge champions from mountains around New England are invited to participate in the Finals weekend.

March 30: Cardboard Box Race – A Loon classic, the Cardboard Box Race celebrates everything fun about spring and skiing.

March 29-30: The Weekend with 382 – Park event for freeskiers only. Similar to March Madness, the event is open to the first 64 competitors. It’s a unique event that combines both on-mountain talent and behind-the-camera-lens talent.

April 5: Margaritas Slush Pool Party – Grab your beach towel and take a chance making it across the famed slush pool. Or have fun just watching the 75 competitors try. New this year, Margaritas Restaurants will host the apres ski party in the Bunyan Room. Plenty of great entertainment and fun competitions–see who can eat the most avocados in five minutes!

For a full event calendar and details, click on loonmtn.com/winter/events.
For updated snow conditions, click on loonmtn.com/winter/conditions or call 1-800-229-LOON(5666).


~ by hrocker on March 14, 2008.

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