Our winter season is only three days old, and we’re already rocking some of the most open terrain in New England! That quick start is a testament to our amazing snowmakers, and their nearly-supernatural talent for burying terrain faster than any other resort out there. Couldn’t make it up this weekend? Enjoy these opening weekend photos, and make plans […]Read more "Winter Begins"
We’ve reached that time of year when every new cold front brings us one step closer to the start of snowmaking. Although temperatures need to drop just a bit more before we can fire up the guns, our snowmakers are already deep in preparations for the upcoming winter. Check out the video, get stoked, and get […]Read more "Snowmaking: Getting Ready!"
We’re truly psyched to be hosting the O2X Summit Challenge here at Loon on October 18. If you’re unfamiliar with this new event, it’s a totally unique mix of off-trail bushwhacking, stream crossings, and more than 2,000 feet of ascent in little more than five miles. A souped-up hybrid of trail running and obstacle course racing, you can […]Read more "O2X Summit Challenge: Course Preview"
On October 18, Loon Mountain will host a stop on the innovative O2X Summit Challenges race series. When the race gun sounds, runners will climb more than 2,100 vertical feet, bushwhack through dense forest, and tackle a host of all-natural obstacles on their way to the summit of Loon Mountain. Think of it as a […]Read more "O2X Summit Challenge: Coming to Loon October 18!"
The winter of 2014-15 is just a few short months away, and we’re already hard at work on a bunch of important resort upgrades. By the time you hop on the gondola this winter, you’ll notice several key improvements here at Loon: 1. Increased Snowmaking Efficiency This winter, early-season snowmaking will get a significant boost thanks to 50 new […]Read more "What’s New at Loon This Winter"
Brace yourselves. The 4th Annual Monster Mud Run is happening this Saturday, July 12! For the last 12 months, we’ve spent an inordinate amount of time thinking about how we could make the Monster Mud Run more challenging. With help from our way-too-enthusiastic mountain ops crew (some of these guys are snowmakers and know a thing […]Read more "4h Annual Monster Mud Run Course Preview"
If you’re anything like us, you’re probably counting down the days until next winter (when you’re not ziplining or doing other awesome summer stuff, that is). In that same spirit of seasonal longing, we’ve decided to take a look back at the winter of 2013-14. In a previous blog post, we took a look at the our […]Read more "The Top 5 Powder Days of the Winter"