Hope on the Sloes at Pats Peak to Fight Cancer

By AlpineZone News |
Jan 30 2012 - 11:36 AM

Raise money and enjoy a day on the slopes to help fight cancer.

Henniker, NH, January 26, 2012 – PATS PEAK, southern New Hampshire’s favorite mountain, announces it will be hosting the 2nd Annual American Cancer Society’s Hope on the Slopes event on Sunday, February 12th. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. with skiing/riding beginning at 8:30 a.m. and snowtubing at 9:00 a.m.

Hope on the Slopes is a fun, memorable experience and a great way to raise money to fight cancer. Participants enjoy a day of fun, exercise, and camaraderie, while honoring someone they love whom this disease has affected. Whether you’re a recreational skier, a snowboarder, a downhill racer, a tubing enthusiast, or just want to help in the fight against cancer, you can join this worthwhile event.

Participants gather donations from friends and family and enjoy a fun-filled day on the slopes. A $35 registration fee ($15 for Pats Peak Season Pass Holders) and a minimum of $100 raised per participant, includes a full-day lift or tubing ticket. Raise $150 to compete in the Vertical Challenge and raise $500 to be eligible to win a 2012/2013 Pats Peak Season Pass.

“It’s a great spin on the classic “Relay” events. We love to see the skiers and riders come out to support a great cause! Their “Skiing in Memory of …” and “Riding in Honor of …” badges really make a great statement on the mountain!”, says Celina Braun, Group Sales Coordinator.

To register or for more information please go to: http://community.acsevents.org/patspeak or call Pamela Ritchie, American Cancer Society, Community Executive at 603-763-4432 or (800) 227-2345 .

PATS PEAK is in 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 www.patspeak.com 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 www.patspeak.com