Summer Speeds Into Sunday River Resort this Weekend with the New England Forest Rally

By AlpineZone News |
Jul 12 2012 - 11:55 AM

Weekend also kicks off start of three new summer-long mountain activities: a bungee trampoline, 9-hole disc golf course and mountain bike skills park

Newry, Maine (July 10, 2012)—Summer speeds into Sunday River Resort this Friday, July 13, with the addition of a bungee trampoline, 9-hole disc golf course, and mountain bike skills park, not to mention the start of two days’ worth of fast and furious racing when the New England Forest Rally rolls into town for the weekend.

Headquartered just outside of Sunday River’s South Ridge Base Lodge, guests can learn more about the world of rally racing at this year’s new event Rally Village. Rally competitors, including 2011 Champion, Antoine L’Estage, and 2011 Rally America Overall Champion, David Higgins, will start and end each day at Sunday River including for a short race at the resort on Friday morning.

Friday and Saturday evening, after the competitors return to the resort, award ceremonies and celebrations will take place and are open to the public. Each evening will also include a barbecue, and on Saturday there will also be live music and plenty of opportunities to meet some of the event’s racers.

Sunday River’s many mountain activities, including its new bungee trampoline and disc golf course, will be available from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Tickets can be purchased inside of the South Ridge Base Lodge. Bungee trampoline tickets are $9 for all ages, disc golf access with discs is $10 or $5 for just course access. The resort’s new mountain bike skills park located in the South Ridge Base Lodge parking area is completely free.

For guests looking for unlimited access to Sunday River’s scenic lift rides, twin ziplines, bungee trampoline and disc golf course, a new Adventure Package is available to purchase and is $25 for ages 13 and older or $22 for ages 6 through 12 years old.

For more information on the New England Forest Rally, including a spectator’s guide and video, as well as more information about the resort’s mountain activities and pricing, visit