LINCOLN, NH (March 5, 2013) – Thanks to abundant natural snowfall, 100% open terrain, and a jam-packed events calendar, Loon Mountain Resort is gearing up for an unforgettable spring of skiing and riding.
March and April are some of Loon’s snowiest months, and it’s also the time when spring events kick into high gear. With deep snow, expansive terrain and warm sunshine, Loon was made for spring.
March 18 – Last Call with Eastern Boarder – Deemed “one of the most laid-back huck fests” by Transworld Snowboarding, this event attracts some of the best boarders in the nation to Loon Mountain Park to huck for cash and prizes.
March 23 – Governor’s Cup – In its 29th year, this giant slalom race benefits the Governor’s Cup Ski Scholarship. Registration includes t-shirt and post-race raffle.
March 23 – Billabong Flaunt It – An all-girls rail jam and slopestyle series aimed at giving snowboarders a chance to compete for $2,000. Winner receives airfare and accommodations for the series final at Sierra-at-Tahoe, CA.
March 23 – Cardboard Box Race – Teams design, build, and race their own cardboard box creations down a ski slope. Cash prizes are awarded to teams with the best overall design, and best overall impression.
March 30-31 – Women’s Droppin’ In Freestyle Ski & Snowboard Camp presented by Oakley – This camp is designed to motivate the woman who is looking to progress into the park or pipe or strengthen the skills she already has. Pro skiers and snowboarders from Oakley serve as instructors.
March 30-31 – Spring-Sanity Weekend – A wild and crazy embrace of all things spring, with slushpool contest, battle of the bumps contest, and a Red Bull DJ Dance Party.
April 6 – 80’s Day – Pay homage to a decade of big hair and neon by dusting off your straight skis and squeezing into those acid-washed jeans. At the end of the day, unbuckle your rear-entry boots and clomp on over to the Paul Bunyan Room for music by 80’s cover band Fast Times.
April 13 – Street Cred presented by Red Bull – Snowboarders compete in this street-inspired rail jam where creativity, style and versatility earn points with the judges. Competitors compete on urban-style elements, vying for bragging rights and a $2,000 cash purse.
For more information about spring events at Loon, visit Loonmtn.com, follow @loonmtn on Twitter, or visit Loon’s Facebook page at facebook.com/loonmtn.
Loon Mountain Resort is New England’s most-accessible mountain resort destination, featuring Superior Snow, Guaranteed, 2,100 feet of vertical, and three peaks full of terrain variety. Terrain ranges from gentle beginner slopes to long cruisers, steeps and tree skiing, plus a full progression of award-winning terrain parks, halfpipe and superpipe. Loon’s Snowsports School offers programs for all ages and abilities and the Adventure Center features zipline, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ice-skating, equipment rentals, tours, and an indoor climbing wall. Loon Mountain is operated by Boyne Resorts, the largest family-owned four-season resort company in North America, and is located in the White Mountain National Forest, operating in partnership with the USDA-Forest Service. For more information about Loon Mountain, visit loonmtn.com, like Loon on Facebook at facebook.com/loonmtn, or follow @loonmtn on Twitter. For more information about Loon Mountain Parks, visit facebook.com/loonparksnh or follow @loonparksnh on Instagram.