Annual Cardboard Classic Returns to Loon Mountain March 26

By AlpineZone News |
Mar 13 2006 - 03:51 PM

LINCOLN, New Hampshire ??” Loon Mountain is once again calling for the creative talents of snow sliders to demonstrate their skills on the slopes, March 26, for the annual Cardboard Classic. Sliders must construct their sleds from cardboard and be decorative. Cash prizes will be awarded in various categories and registration is free, but limited to the first 75 racers.

Registration is from 9:30 to 11 a.m., March 26, in the Governor Adams Lodge and open to everyone of all ages. The race will begin at noon and take place on the Coolidge Street trail. There are three divisions for cash awards: Best use of cardboard, Fastest Timed Run of the day and Best Crash. All entries must participate in all categories to be eligible for cash prizes of: $100 first Place, $50 Second Place, and $25 Third Place. Newly added this year; decorate and design your cardboard box after your favorite trail at Loon, best rendition gets top prize. Please visit for a full list of rules and regulations.

The Cardboard Box Classic is just one fun spring events offered at Loon Mountain. On Saturday, April 1, Loon will host the finals of the Mountain Dew Vertical Challenge and on April 8, the popular Slush Pool Party takes skiers and riders skimming across a pool of slush at high speed. The season wraps up on April 15 when guests can celebrate Half Way to Oktoberfest.

For more information about Loon Mountain, please call 800-229-LOON (5666) or visit