CALENDAR EVENT DETAILS


Saturday, February 24, 2018


There are 29 events

Nordic Skier Wolfeboro XC

Abenaki Winter Triathlon

This triathalon is a 1/2 mile snowshoe, 5k xc ski and a 1 mile lap skate indoor rink. More Info

Gunstock Mountain Resort

Snowshoe Ridge Tours

Get a fun, beautiful night hiking experience, with a low-key effort. We will brave the cold and darkness together. With headlamps and snowshoes, we'll board the Tiger Chair to ascend, and traverse the ridge on foot! A great way to kick off your evening!

Meet at the Outdoor Center at 6pm.

Pricing includes rentals and headlight

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Dress warm!

Call 603-293-4341 ext 192 for more information

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McIntyre Ski Area

One Great Rate with Live Band

Come and have fun at the One Great Rate and list to live music . More Info

King Pine at Purity Spring Resort

Overnight Ski Camp - Week 1

A winter tradition at King Pine and Purity Spring Resort since 1939. A full week of fun for skiers and riders age 8 – 17! Find out more on the Ski & Snowboard Camp website!

Check out information on Week 2 (February 4 - March 1, 2018).

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Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides

When: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Every Saturday starting December 30, 2017 through February 24, 2018 | Additional dates include: Sunday, January 14; Tuesday, February 20 and Thursday, February 22, 2018.

Cost: $20 Age 13+ | $15 Age 12 and under - Space is limited and reservations are recommended to reserve available seats, please call 800-373-3754 to make your reservation.

Enjoy the classic experience of riding among surrounding fields and within wooded trails in a horse-driven sleigh. A unique winter fun outing for families and friends of all ages. In addition to the approximate 15-20 minute ride in the sleigh, we invite you to warm yourself by an outdoor fire before and after your ride and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa.

Where: Parking and rides begin and end at an outdoor location approximately one mile south of King Pine / half-mile south Purity Spring Resort on Route 153. Entrance to parking area is on the south-bound side of Route 153 and noticeable signing will be out during operating times.

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Kids Fun Race

Races are free to all with a lift ticket. Awards at 1:30 p.m. in the Fireplace Room. Weather dependent. More Info

Guided Snowshoe Tour

During the winter months, guided snowshoe tours may be available on Saturdays at 2 p.m. (weather permitting) and are $12 per person ($20 with snowshoe rentals).

Interested participants are asked to sign-up and meet at The Mill Indoor Pool & Fitness Center across from the Purity Spring Main Office before the start of the tour.

Please call ahead to confirm date of scheduled snowshoe tours.

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Mount Sunapee Resort

Meier Skis Demo Day

Test handmade skis from Colorado trees made by Meier on the Beach. More Info

Black Mountain

All Day Ride & Ski Cardholder Party

Join the Ride & Ski Card at Black Mountain for a $45 lift ticket ALL DAY Long when you show your card! We'll also have an apres-ski party in the bar from 2-5pm. Join us on the mountain! We'll have music with Palmer Egan, and tons of giveaways, including from Effon Vodka & Jim Beam. More Info

Cannon Mountain

FSC Race, U16 State Finals

Franconia Ski Club More Info

Family Fun Night

3:00-6:00 Apres w/ live music & promos in the Cannonball Pub 21+, bouncy house,  4:30-6:30 Huckerbrook Rope Tow under the lights, 4:30-6:00 Kids' Movie in Brookside, 6:30 Fireworks & Torchlight Parade. More Info

Waterville Valley Resort

US Team Telemark Race

USTSA and Waterville Valley will host the Minus33 Telemark Sprint Classic, part of the Minus33 Eastern Telemark Series on Saturday February 24, 2018. This 2 run event will include GS Gates, a Nordic style jump, a 360-degree banked turn, before a short Nordic skate.

There will be race categories for everyone:

Junior - ages 17 and younger
Citizen - ages 18 and older
Expert - all ages

Speedsuits and experience are not required.
Helmets are required. Competitors in the Expert Category MUST have helmets with hard ear coverings.  All other competitors are encouraged to have helmets with hard ear coverings.
Bring your Nordic skate poles to help with the skate.

Join us for a day of skiing and fun.  If you haven't tried racing before with jumps, gates and skating, come give it a try!

Registration Fee is $55 for a lift ticket and entry fee and $35 for Pass holders!

Online registration will be open until midnight on Thursday, February 22nd. Registration the day of the event will also take place at the mountain.  Registration and check in will be on the second floor of the base lodge from 8:15 am until 9:00 am. Inspection will run from 9:00-9:45 with a 10:00 start. The event will conclude with awards and a raffle at the conclusion of the second run.

We are always in need of volunteers for race day, please click here to sign up for gate judging. Volunteers will receive a lift ticket and one ticket for the raffle!

For more information and to register click here. You can also join US Telemark Ski Team on Facebook and follow us on Instagram @ustelemarkski.

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Preston Cup

Ski Moguls and Ski Aerials taking place on Lower Sel's Choice. For more info visit wvbbts.org. More Info

Telemark Clinic and Demo Day

The good folks from Telemarkdown will be here onsite and providing Telemark Demos.

Now's your chance to try something new and experience Mt Tecumseh in a brand new way!

Come take a telemark skiing clinic taught by Waterville Valley Resort’s own certified Telemark instructors! It will be a two hour group clinic starting at 10:00, meeting in the Courtyard uphill from the Private lesson meeting signs. Cost is $23 for the two hour clinic. Lift ticket and any needed equipment is extra. Space should be reserved through the Snowsports desk by calling 603-236-8311 x 3136.

The Clinic is aimed at Telemark “never evers” and also Nordic/Alpine/ Snowboard crossovers to introduce Telemark and teach the basics of equipment and technique. If anyone needs to rent equipment, Top Dog rentals has a very limited amount of Telemark gear, so call and see if we have the sizes you need, or there are other shops in the area that rent Telemark gear. (Cross Country gear should not be used.)

Telemark is unique in its linkage to all the other Snowsports disciplines. Regardless of their primary activity, 2 hours on Telemark gear will allow participant to see the mountain through a new set of goggles.

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USASA Boarder/Skier Cross

USASA Members race their way through our custom BX/SX course here at Waterville Parks.

More info here.
Boardercross/Skiercross: Each competitor will run the course alone for a time trial. Competitors will be seeded and bracketed based upon the time trial results and the number of competitors within each group. We will run the largest heats of the day first. Heats of less than 4 can take a 2nd "Fun Run" if they choose and time allows, but the results of the first race will represent the official results. Conciliation runs are given. In the case that a group's size is not a factor of 4 the athletes with the slowest time trials will race in a Last Chance Qualifier bracket for an opportunity to advance.

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Starry Nights at Sunnyside Timberlodge

Enjoy fine dining slopeside before skiing by torchlight under the stars. Click for more info. More Info

Pine Hill Ski Club New London

Annual Pancake Brunch

The Pine Hill Ski Club's Annual Pancake Brunch will be held at Robb's Hut, with a suggested donation of $6.

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Dartmouth Skiway

Tuck Winter Carnival

Cranmore Mountain Resort

Summit Ice Bar

Join us for Cranmore's 80th Anniversary Summit Celebration! Head to the Meister Hut for a special ice bar, appetizers and live music with Shark Martin from 6pm to 9pm. Entrance includes one drink ticket. Event is for ages 21+. Purchase tickets online, here. More Info

Abenaki Ski Area

Winter Triathlon

Abenaki Winter Triathlon is one of our less well known annual events that is truly unique. It starts with a 1/2 mile snowshoe, to a 2.78 mile ski through the snowy woods, then run into the ice arena to finish off with a 1 mile lap skate. Not only is this a fun event on the day of, it's a great motivator to get up off the couch, get outside and get in shape through the winter months. 

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Winter Triathlon

Registration is open for the Abenaki Winter Triathlon--one of our less well known annual events that is truly unique. It starts with a 1/2 mile snowshoe at Abenaki Ski Area--up the Freeway trail and down the Main slope. You then strap your XC skis on for a 2.78 mile ski through the snowy woods, then run into the ice arena to finish off with a 1 mile lap skate. Not only is this a fun event on the day of, it's a great motivator to get up off the couch, get outside and get in shape through the winter months. More Info

Progressive XC Ski Dinner

The Annual Progressive XC Ski Dinner is held on the Abenaki XC Ski Loop Trail. Participants will strap on skis, snowshoes or good winter boots and progress out on to the candle-lit 4 Kilometer XC Ski Loop starting at Abenaki Ski Area. Skiers and hikers will stop at warm bonfires along the 4K trail and be treated to a delicious multi-course Italian dinner served at various stations along the way. Appetizers and a small warming fire will greet participants at the first table, followed by a delicious Italian main course at the second station a kilometer or two down the trail, followed by the dessert station in Pikes Pasture, complete with s’mores, ice cream sandwiches, cookies, cocoa, coffee and more. 

In between stations, participants ski or hike through the tranquil woods of the Abenaki Loop Trail, lit by hundreds of candle-lit luminaries. 

Local restaurants, cafés, caterers, and chefs contribute their expertise to provide a simply delicious meal, served to you under the stars. Participating restaurants in the past have included Garwood’s, The Restaurant, Wolfeboro Inn, Downtown Grille Cafe, Welcome Home Personal Chef Service, The Wolfetrap, Harvest Market and Hunter’s IGA (now Shop and Save). It is truly a magical event that is sponsored by Wolfeboro Parks and Recreation and Wolfeboro Lions Club all to raise funds for the Friends of Abenaki. All skiers/hikers must have a ticket that is available to purchase for $20 for adults, $10 for youth.

We recommend bringing the following items for your enjoyment of the experience: headlamp, warm layers, appropriate gear for being outside at night in February, a sense of adventure and an empty stomach! Limited to 125 participants, this event typically sells out prior to the day of the event. More Info

Mt. Washington Ski Touring & Snowshoe Foundation

Weekly Guided Snowshoe Tour

Depart every Saturday (weather permitting) from the Touring Center at 1:00 pm. Ideal for first-timers and novices interested in learning basic techniques.

Join us any Saturday afternoon for a guided snowshoe walk along the East Branch and Saco rivers. This is a great way to try this winter activity which is gaining in popularity with each season. 

The tour will last between 1.5 - 2 hours covering a distance of fewer than 2 miles at an easy pace suitable for all ages and abilities. Learn about the trees and wildlife and search for animal tracks while learning basic snowshoeing technique and bushwacking skills.

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Great Glen Trails

Ski with a Naturalist

In conjunction with the Appalachian Mountain Club, Great Glen Trails offers you the chance to really get to know Pinkham Notch, with a FREE tour (trail pass is required). When you ski with a naturalist, you will learn about the flora and fauna that make our corner of the world so special. More info

Evening Snowshoe Tours

Experience the wonder of a night time winter walk. Join a Naturalist from the Appalachian Mountain Club on a guided snowshoe tour. We will use our senses (and no flashlights) to navigate the trails while listening for owls calling and exploring our senses.

Reservations required and tours fill fast. For questions, please call (603) 466-3988.

 
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Ragged Mountain Resort

Tap Takeover


Be sure to join us in the bar on Saturday, February 24, 2018, for a Tap Takeover, brought to you by the folks over at Angry Orchard. Be sure to check back as we get closer to February 24 for more details! More Info

Bretton Woods

Gilson Snowboards Demo Day

Join us for our Bretton Woods Demo Days this winter! At these demos, skiers will be able to test the newest gear from vendors such as Rossignol, K-2 and Armada. See below for a full list of brands.

The best part is that these demos will be right on the snow; so no need to get off the slopes! Just visit the demo area next to the canopy tour building at Bretton Woods for a custom fit set of skis (and sometimes boards) and an opportunity to discover a new favorite. Use of demo skis at these events are complimentary and skiers will be required to fill out and sign a release form.

Please check back for updates as more demos are added.

About Gilson Snowboards
Gilson is your American snowboard company. They design and build snowboards that enhance your experience on the mountain. Gilson believes in the value of American artisan manufacturing. Their wood-cores are shaped from locally-grown and sustainably-harvested Pennsylvania Poplar trees.

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Lucid Skis Demo Day

Join us for our Bretton Woods Demo Days this winter! At these demos, skiers will be able to test the newest gear from vendors such as Rossignol, K-2 and Armada. See below for a full list of brands.

The best part is that these demos will be right on the snow; so no need to get off the slopes! Just visit the demo area next to the canopy tour building at Bretton Woods for a custom fit set of skis (and sometimes boards) and an opportunity to discover a new favorite. Use of demo skis at these events are complimentary and skiers will be required to fill out and sign a release form.

Please check back for updates as more demos are added.

About Lucid Skis
Lucid Skis are designed with the east coast skier in mind who endures through all weather and snow conditions. Lucid Skis and Snowboards perform in whatever Mother Nature offers us: occasional deep fluffy powder, wet heavy snowfall, sandy ice pellets, corduroy, frozen hard pack, and more.

The construction philosophy at Lucid Skis is to derive as many performance aspects as possible from the core. The main focus is on the wood’s intrinsic qualities and locating them strategically in the core lamination for maximum utilization

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Pats Peak

Childhood Cancer Lifeline Weekend

This promises to be a fun-filled weekend, full of activity and promise! 
 
Join us for all or part of the event and know that you are helping to support NH families whose children have been diagnosed with cancer. This continues to be the most successful fundraising event for the Childhood Cancer Lifeline of NH.

Saturday & Sunday:
This is a great opportunity to enjoy skiing and support NH families who have children with cancer.
  • Make a Donation.
  • Take a chance on a Raffle.
  • Purchase a Childhood Cancer Awareness Pin.
  • View the Childhood Cancer Awareness Quilt.
Sunday Auction & Dinner:
Help us raise money for NH families whose children have cancer.
  • 3pm: Raffles, Silent and Live Auction
  • 5-5:30pm: Dinner
Along with a great dinner, there are some fabulous live and silent auction items including tickets to all New England sports teams!

Tickets for Adults purchased before the weekend of the event:
$25 per person or $40 per couple in advance 

Tickets for Adults purchased the weekend of the event:
$30 per person or $50 per couple

Tickets for Juniors (ages 6-17):
$10

Tickets for Child (5 & under):
Free

Tickets may be purchased at PATS PEAK Guest Services, (603) 428-3245, throughout the event weekend in the Main Lodge or at the door.
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