5th Annual Octoberfest at Pats Peak Kicks off the Winter Season

By AlpineZone News |
Oct 23 2007 - 11:44 AM

HENNIKER, New Hampshire — Pats Peak announces its annual Octoberfest in conjunction with the Pats Peak Ski Club Ski and Snowboard Sale on Sunday, November 4, 2007. The Octoberfest celebration is from 11am to 6pm with the Ski and Snowboard Sales from 11am to 3pm. It’s one of the biggest Octoberfest celebrations in the State of New Hampshire, which includes authentic German food, live music from King Ludwig’s Bavarian Band, chairlift rides, kids’ activities, woodsmen show, and rich decorations to put guests in the spirit. Admission is Free to this event.

Harpoon Brewery sponsors the event. “This is the place to be to celebrate Fall and get excited about the winter season by riding the chairlift to the top of the mountain,” says Jim Wall, Director of Services. “Even if you don’t ski, it’s a great opportunity to take in the gorgeous views and be part of a superb party.”

Sunday, November 4, 2007 is the last day to purchase Pats Peak Season Passes for up to a $50 discount. After the event, the price for an Adult Powder Pass Club Season Pass goes to $459 from $409, and the price of a Junior Powder Pass Club Season Pass goes to $359 from $309; Adult Unlimited Season Pass goes to $389 from $349, and the price of a Junior Unlimited Season Pass goes to $289 from $249. Other season pass options are available. See patspeak.com for more information.

The annual Ski and Snowboard Sale is an opportunity to buy and sell new and used ski and snowboard equipment with a portion of the benefits going to the Pats Peak Ski Club, a non-profit organization benefiting junior alpine racers. Drop off times for equipment to sell are from 1pm to 4pm on Saturday, November 3, 2007 and again on Sunday, November 4, 2007 from 8am to 10:30am. The sale hours on Sunday are 11am to 3pm.

More about Pats Peak:
Pats Peak is in its 45th consecutive ski and snowboard season under the Patenaude family ownership. Pats Peak has 22 well-groomed trails, two terrain parks, a snowtubing park, 9 high capacity lifts and some of the most challenging skiing in Southern New Hampshire. Pats Peak has more than 70 Adult Racing teams in the Adult Corporate Racing League, an After School Learn to Ski and Snowboard Program for more than 8,000 kids from over 100 local schools and the most Night Skiing in Southern New Hampshire. Pats Peak is located twenty minutes from Concord, forty minutes from Manchester, and ninety minutes from Boston.