Big Air Contest and Mascot Day at Pats Peak

By AlpineZone News |
Jan 17 2012 - 01:36 PM

Henniker, NH, January 16, 2012 — PATS PEAK, southern New Hampshire-s favorite mountain, announces the weekend line up of special events.

Saturday, January 21, 2012 is the S&DUB Board Shop/CandyGrind Big Air Contest, sponsored by Pats Peak, S&W Sports and CandyGrind. The Big Air Contest will take place in Turbulence Park starting at 12:30pm. Registration for the Big Air is from 8:30am to 11:30am in the Valley Lodge with a $20 Entry Fee plus at least a Valley Lift Ticket is required or Pats Peak Season Pass. All participants must sign a release of liability form, ages 17 years old and under need a parent to sign a parental consent form. There will be snowboarder and skier divisions with over $1,000 in prizes.

“Our park crew is excited to be hosting our annual Big Air Contest,” says Phil Grant, Park Supervisor. “This year we will have two big air jumps, which will double the excitement!”

Sunday, January 22, 2012 is an exciting Mascot Day. Mascots from all over the area will be at Pats Peak for a Mascot Fashion Show along with fun activities. Guests can bring a camera to have their photo taken with some fun mascots. Over 25 mascots from around the state attend this family fun event. The fun activities start at 1pm with a Tug of War, Fashion Show, Dance Off and Award Ceremony. Radio Disney will also be at Pats Peak with music, games, prizes and more.

“Mascot Day was created for a fun day for families to come out and celebrate outdoor winter family fun,” said Jim Wall, events director.


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:
– By telephone at 603-428-3245
– By FAX at 603-428-7821
– 24-hour snow conditions at 1-888-PATS-PEAK
– Online at