Sugarloaf to host AlpineZone Summit 3.0

By AlpineZone News |
Nov 21 2011 - 07:59 PM

Members of popular ski and snowboard forum to gather at Sugarloaf in March

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine (November 21, 2011) – AlpineZone.com, the northeast’s most popular online outdoor adventure forum, will host the third annual AlpineZone Summit at Sugarloaf, March 30- April 1. AlpineZone.com members will enjoy discounted lodging packages, special apres ski parties, a free Sunday lift ticket, first tracks on Sunday morning, and more.

Sugarloaf, the largest ski resort in the East with 1056 skiable acres, has hosted the AlpineZone Summit at Sugarloaf for the past two years, with attendance growing from 40 members the first year to nearly 80 last season.

“Sugarloaf has been very gracious in the past two years with offering to host the AlpineZone Summit; and we are very excited that they are extending an invitation for a third season in 2011-12”, said Nick Reuter, co-owner of AlpineZone.com. “Sugarloaf is once again stepping it up and providing an amazing package to the AlpineZone community with the welcome party, apres party, first tracks, and more. The excitement over the Summit in the forums is growing exponentially as the temperature continues to drop; and we are incredibly stoked to make it bigger and better than ever before.”

The Summit will begin on Friday night with a free welcome party in the Shipyard Brewhaus. Saturday will be spent skiing and riding on Sugarloaf’s legendary terrain, and will once again include a guided tour of the newly opened terrain in Brackett Basin, part of Sugarloaf’s massive, 655-acre terrain expansion onto Burnt Mountain.

At the end of the day members will be invited to attend the AlpineZone Apres Party in the Widowmaker Loft, where they will enjoy complimentary appetizers and pick up their free lift ticket for Sunday when they show their AlpineZone.com credentials. The first 75 members to sign up will be able to attend first tracks on Sunday morning at 7:30am. The Apres Party will also feature the annual AlpineZone Awards, recognizing many of the forum’s most active members. Following the Apres Party, AlpineZone.com members will receive free admission to the Widowmaker Lounge, which will feature a live band.

“The AlpineZone members are a passionate group and we love having them here,” said Brad Larsen, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Sugarloaf. “Sugarloaf has a lot of exciting things going on right now, and we can’t wait for the AlpineZoners to come check it all out.”

All members of AlpineZone who have a minimum of five posts are eligible to participate in the AlpineZone Summit, and will be able to reserve their discounted weekend packages through Sugarloaf using a special code that will be made available on AlpineZone.com. Members who register will also receive official AlpineZone credentials, which will grant them free access to Widowmaker events throughout the weekend, and qualify them for their free Sunday lift ticket and first tracks. The deadline to register is two weeks prior to the summit.

Complete details regarding registration, lodging discounts, and event itineraries will be released on www.AlpineZone.com in early winter.

For more information on Sugarloaf, please visit www.sugarloaf.com .

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About the Sugarloaf Resort- Located in Carrabassett Valley, ME, Sugarloaf is largest ski area in the East, and is home to the only lift-serviced above treeline skiing and riding in the East. and the number one golf course in Maine, according to Golf Digest. Sugarloaf is a member of the Boyne Resorts family of resorts and attractions. Follow: www.sugarloaf.com , www.facebook.com/sugarloaf , and http://twitter.com/sugarloafmaine .

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