$7.50 Lift Ticket for First 400 Guests at Attitash’s Founder’s Day, Jan. 27

By AlpineZone News |
Jan 17 2006 - 10:02 AM

BARTLETT, New Hampshire ??” January 27, Attitash in Bartlett, NH is honoring its Founder’s Day by offering the first 400 guests a lift ticket for the 1965 price of $7.50. Tickets will go on sale that Friday starting at 8:30 AM, first come first served, and lifts will operate at 9:00 AM.

On the eve of Founder’s Day, Thursday, January 26, Attitash will host its second annual winter concert featuring Assembly of Dust playing at the Attitash Grand Summit Hotel. Tickets to the show are limited and can be purchased in advance, in person, for $12 at Attitash Sports, and other North Conway locations or call 800-223-7669. For ticket sales locations and further details regarding the show visit www.attitash.com/events.

Attitash Mountain Lift Corporation formed in the 1960’s under the leadership of North Conway, NH developer Phil Robertson. Other founding members are Forrester ‘Tim’ Clark, Charles C. Rogers, Robert E. Bowers, George M. Seamann, Richard D. Gale and Robert T. Holloran.

“Skiing has a such a long and important history in the Mount Washington Valley,” said Jesse Mosston, Brand Manager at Attitash. “The founders of Attitash played a pivotal roll in pioneering the industry that is such an integral part of life here.”

On January 25, 1965 Attitash Mountain opened with 41 skiable acres accessed by one chairlift and two t-bars. Current day Attitash has expanded to 280 acres accessed by 12 lifts across two peaks. In 1966 Attitash hosted the world’s first freestyle ski competition titled Peter Pinkam’s Skimasters. In 1982 Attitash became the first mountain in the Mount Washington Valley to install snowmaking and today has the states most powerful snowmaking system.

Guests looking to take a long weekend and stay slopeside can take advantage of various ski & stay packages offered at the Attitash Grand Summit Hotel. For the January 26 annual winter concert event the Attitash Grand Summit Hotel is offering special show packages (for that evening only) starting with a Ski & Stay & Show for $89pp, Stay & Show for $79pp or a Stay package for $69pp (based on standard and studio room double occupancy and does not include tax & service charges). For reservations call 800-223-7669.

Attitash is in the White Mountains of New Hampshire on Rt. 302 in Bartlett. During the winter Attitash offers 2 mountains with 70 trails and 22 miles of skiing and riding on 280 acres. In the summer guests can enjoy North America’s longest Alpine Slides, waterslides, a scenic sky ride, lift-serviced mountain biking, climbing wall, Trampoline Thing, horseback rides, driving range and skate park.