Spend Your Holiday Vacation at Pats Peak

By AlpineZone News |
Dec 22 2008 - 02:19 PM

HENNIKER, New Hampshire — Pats Peak, New Hampshire’s premier family snowsports destination, has 100% of it slopes and trail open for skiing and riding on a deep snow base. Pats Peak received over 2 feet of natural snowfall just in time for the holiday period. Pats Peak opened for the season on November 22nd, one of the earliest opening ever, thanks to the early season cold temperatures and the dedication of the snowmakers.

In addition to 100% of the slopes and trails open, Turbulence Terrain Park has over a dozen features and the Snowtubing Park is open daily during the holiday week. The grooming fleet is out on the mountain each and every night to give skiers/riders the best conditions daily.

Lift Operating Hours for the holiday week:

Night ticket starts at 3pm.

Monday, Dec. 22 through Wednesday, Dec. 24: 8:30am to 4pm
Thursday, Dec. 25: Closed for Christmas Day
Friday, Dec. 26: 8:30am to 10pm.
Saturday, Dec. 27: 8:30am to 10pm. $36 Pay-One-Price(POP) 3-10pm-POP Tubing: 5-10pm
Sunday, Dec. 28 through Tuesday, Dec. 30: 8:30am to 9pm
Wednesday, Dec. 31: 8:30am to 10pm ??“ New Year’s Eve Family Celebration
Thursday, Jan. 1: 8:30am to 9pm
Friday, Jan. 2: 8:30am to 10pm
Saturday, Jan. 3: 8:30am to 10pm. $36 Pay-One-Price(POP) 3-10pm-POP Tubing: 5-10pm
Sunday, Jan. 4: 8:30am to 4pm

Snowtubing Operating Hours for the holiday week:

Monday, Dec. 22 & Tuesday, Dec. 23: 9am to 5pm
Wednesday, Dec. 24: 9am to 3pm
Thursday, Dec. 25: Closed for Christmas Day
Friday, Dec. 26: 9am to 9pm
Saturday, Dec. 27: 9am to 10pm. $36 Pay-One-Price(POP) 3-10pm-POP Tubing: 5-10pm
Sunday, Dec. 28 through Tuesday, Dec. 30: 9am to 9pm
Wednesday, Dec. 31: 9am to 10pm ??“ New Year’s Eve Family Celebration
Thursday, Jan. 1: 9am to 9pm
Friday, Jan. 2: 9am to 9pm
Saturday, Jan. 3: 9am to 10pm. $36 Pay-One-Price(POP) 3-10pm-POP Tubing: 5-10pm
Sunday, Jan. 4: 9am to 5pm

POP, Pay-One-Price, Under the Lights on Saturday Nights.
POP is only $36 and includes skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing, rental equipment, lesson tips and entertainment. Ski or ride Saturday Nights 3pm to 10pm. Tubing hours are from 5pm to 10pm. Lesson Tips are from 4pm to 6pm in the Beginners Area.

Step Up To “POP” Tickets:
Ticket Valid: 12pm to 10pm – $66
Ticket Valid: 1pm to 10pm – $56
Ticket Valid: 2pm to 10pm – $46
Ticket Valid: 3pm to 10pm – $36

The POP ticket is the only lift ticket available on Saturday nights for all ages. Rentals available on a first-come, first-served basis. The most affordable night skiing in all of New England.

Pats Peak NASTAR Race Course

The NASTAR race course is scheduled to open on Saturday, December 27. The NASTAR course is open weekends, holiday periods and school vacation weeks from 11am to 3pm. NASTAR Race Course is set on the “Downdraft” trail for all ages and abilities. For more information, call the Pats Peak Ski School at 603-428-3245.

First NASTAR Run for Juniors (6-17) is $3.00
First NASTAR Run for Adults (18+) is $4.00
Each Additional NASTAR Run is $1.00
Unlimited NASTAR Runs All Day is $10.00
Fun Run (this time will not be sent to NASTAR) is $2.00
NASTAR Season Pass is $79.00

*This pass can be used when the NASTAR course on Downdraft is open to the public. A Pats Peak Season Pass or Lift Ticket is required. Purchase a NASTAR Season Pass online or stop in at Skier Services.

Apr??s-Ski Entertainment in the Sled Pub

Saturday, December 27:
-Apr??s-Ski Beer Promotion: 3-7pm…Coors Light
-Apr??s-Ski Party – Live Band: 4-9pm…The McMurphy’s

Saturday, January 3:
-Apr??s-Ski Beer Promotion: 3-7pm…Blue Moon
-Apr??s-Ski Party – Live Band.: 4-9pm…October Sons

Pats Peak New Year’s Eve Party Family Celebration – Wednesday, December 31st
This New Year’s Eve Celebration will feature skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing, 2-hour comedy show, Monte Carlo for raffles prizes, dancing to a live band, tasting stations, party favors, champagne toast and a midnight fireworks display. The party begins at 6pm, and the slopes are open until 10pm. Guests are invited to enjoy a range of entertainment that’s suitable for families. A “Party & Skiing” ticket allows access to every activity. “Party Only”, “Skiing Only” and “Tubing Only” tickets are also available. For ticket information and a schedule of events, check out www.patspeak.com. This is an all weather event. Tickets are non-refundable. Party and Skiing: Adult: $90; Junior/Senior: $50. Party Only: Adult: $70; Junior/Senior: $35.

More about Pats Peak:

Pats Peak is in its 46th consecutive ski and snowboard season under the Patenaude family ownership. Pats Peak has 22 well-groomed trails for all abilities, 7 gladed areas, 2 terrain parks, a snowtubing park, 9 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 and more than 70 Adult Racing teams in the Adult Corporate Racing League. Pats Peak has 100% of its trails and slopes lit for night 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 (888-728-7732).