Annual Octoberfest and Ski / Snowboard Sale at Pats Peak

By AlpineZone News |
Oct 19 2011 - 08:39 PM

New & Used Equipment, Octoberfest Celebration and Last Chance Season Pass Discount

Henniker, NH, October 17, 2011 – Pats Peak, New Hampshire’s premier snowsports destination, announces its 9th annual Octoberfest celebration in conjunction with the 41st annual Pats Peak Ski Club Ski and Snowboard Sale on Sunday, November 6, 2011. The Octoberfest celebration is from 11am to 6pm with the Ski and Snowboard Sale 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, timberart chainsaw sculpture show, NH Cowboy Mounted Shooting Demo, NESJA Ski Joring along with festive decorations to put guests in the spirit. Harpoon Brewery sponsors the event. Other sponsors include Dalbello Skiboots, Elan Skis, Lumber Barn and Henniker Farm and Country Store. Admission is Free to this event.

Kids’ Activities will take place in “Bear-Varia” including Spin Art, Pumpkin People, “Doughnut Dangle”, Keg Bowling, Bounce House, Face Painting Clown and more from 11am to 3pm. The Lumber Barn Woodsmen Show includes Ax Throwing, Wood Chopping, Saw Cutting and more from 11am to 3pm. The Henniker Farm and Country Store NESJA Ski Joring and Mounted Shooting Demo is from 12pm to 3pm. The Finish Line Ski & Board Shop will have an outside tent sale with deals up to 50% off! Special pricing will be available on service work in the Repair Shop, drop off the skis or board and get them ready before the season begins.

“This is a great “kick off event” for the winter season. You can get ready for winter with new equipment at the sale and then relax at a fun Octoberfest celebration. Even if you don’t ski or ride, it’s a great opportunity to enjoy a fun event,” says Kris Blomback, General Manager of Pats Peak.

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 5th and again on Sunday, November 6th from 8am to 10:30am. The sale hours on Sunday are 11am to 3pm.

Sunday, November 6, 2011 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 $539 from $489, and the price of a Junior Powder Pass Club Season Pass goes to $439 from $389; Unlimited Season Pass goes to $469 from $429, and the price of a Junior Unlimited Season Pass goes to $379 from $339. Other season pass options are available. See for more information.


PATS PEAK is beginning its 49th consecutive ski and snowboard season under the Patenaude family ownership. PATS PEAK has 22 well-groomed trails for all abilities, 7 gladed areas, 3 terrain parks, a snowtubing park, 10 high-capacity lifts, 100 percent snowmaking and some of the most challenging skiing in Southern New Hampshire.

PATS PEAK has a Weekday Learn to Ski and Snowboard Program for more than 8,000 kids from over 100 local schools. There are more than 70 Adult/Corporate Racing teams in the Adult/Corporate Racing League. Many adults participate in the weekday Adult Ski & Snowboard Clinics for all ability levels. PATS PEAK has 100% of its trails lit for night skiing/riding and is one of the state’s most accessible learn-to-ski-and-snowboard mountains, with three separate beginner areas.

During the “Other Season of PATS PEAK”, PATS PEAK Banquet Center is the perfect location for wedding receptions, parties, company meetings, company outings, or any social gathering!

PATS PEAK is located in Henniker, NH, just twenty minutes from Concord, forty minutes from Manchester, and ninety minutes from Boston. The latest information, snow conditions, photos and events are available at or call 1-888-PATS PEAK (1-888-728-7732).

PATS PEAK can be reached:
?В· By telephone at 603-428-3245
?В· By FAX at 603-428-7821
?В· 24-hour snow conditions at 1-888-PATS-PEAK
?В· Online at