FORTY-EIGHT MALE AND FEMALE SKATERS TO COMPETE FOR A WILDCARD SPOT TO RACE IN THE FASTEST SPORT ON SKATES THIS FEBRUARY
Red Bull Crashed Ice Athlete Search Final at Loon Mountain Resort Will Identify One Male and Female Skater to Race in Ice Cross Downhill Event at Fenway Park
December 20, 2018 (Lincoln, NH) – As the road to Red Bull Crashed Ice Boston continues, 48 male and female skaters will contend for the chance to race shoulder-to-shoulder with professional athletes competing in the Ice Cross Downhill World Championship in February at Fenway Park. The Red Bull Crashed Ice Athlete Search Final will be hosted at Loon Mountain Resort in New Hampshire on Saturday, January 12.
FIRST CLASS BEGINNER’S WEEKENDS SNOWBOARDER EDITION
Lincoln, NH (Dec. 4, 2018) – Loon Mountain Resort’s innovative First Class Beginner’s Weekend program, which has given skiers a quick start to the sport since 2015, is now open to aspiring snowboarders.
This winter, snowboarders who enroll in a First Class Beginner’s Weekend will be treated to an immersive weekend-long learning experience that includes daily lessons, lift tickets, a slopeside learning lounge, and their own new Burton snowboard, plus boots and bindings. Skiers who sign up for the program will take home a new pair of HEAD skis, as well as bindings and boots.
WILDCAT OPENS 90% OF TERRAIN WITH 212 ACRES, THE MOST ON THE EAST COAST
A Combination of Natural Snowfall and Snowmaking Efforts Allows Ski Patrol to open 43 of 48 Trails
Photos from November 17, 2018
Wildcat Mountain – Pinkham Notch, NH. November 17, 2018. To date, Wildcat Mountain has received 35 inches of natural snow, and snowmaking crews have jumped at every chance to make snow, which they began doing on October 17. This has allowed Wildcat Mountain to open 90% of the mountain, with 43 out of 48 trails open, 212 acres, and nearly 15 miles.
LOON MOUNTAIN RESORT TO OPEN
FOR SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16
LINCOLN, NH (November 14, 2018) – Loon Mountain Resort will open for the 2018-19 winter season with top-to-bottom skiing and riding on Friday, November 16 at 9 a.m.
Skiers and snowboarders will enjoy two routes from the summit to base of Loon Peak on opening day, including the Seven Brothers and Upper and Lower Bear Claw trails. Beginner terrain will be available on Sarsaparilla, and two terrain parks will also be open. Lift service will be offered via the Gondola, and snowmaking will continue as weather permits on certain open trails.