We just wrapped up another Independence Weekend here at Loon, and it was awesome. With fireworks, a torchlight parade, groomer rides, and a whole lot more, it’s one of our favorite weekends of the year. Could’t make it up? Here’s a quick video of Saturday night’s festivities. And don’t forget to mark your calendars for next […]Read more "Independence Weekend"
If you ask someone about Loon Mountain, odds are that they’ll tell you about the Gondola. Running through the heart of the resort, it’s sheltered us from storms, transported us to countless pow days, and nurtured generations of skiers and riders over the past 50 years. This is its story.Read more "The Gondola: A History"
It’s been a December to remember here at the mountain, with more than 2 feet of snow (26.3 inches, to be exact) falling in the first two weeks of December. If you put up with last winter’s mild and decidedly un-wintry weather, you’ll appreciate just how awesome life is right now. Here’s a video we captured […]Read more "2 Feet of New Snow in First 2 Weeks of December"
Well, that was unexpected. A mini-storm that was only supposed to drop an inch or two ended up dumping 4″ at the base and 6.5″ at the summit on Monday, Dec. 5 – giving us our first legitimate, small-scale pow day of the year. We’ve picked up 14″ on the upper mountain in just the last week, […]Read more "First Powder Day of 2016-17"
After patiently sweating out the interminable months of spring, summer, and fall, our snowmakers finally got the go-ahead to do their thing last week. Our crackerjack snowmaking team (that’s right, we’re bringing back the adjective ‘crackerjack’) took advantage of a strong cold front to make a whole bunch of snow on upper mountain trails like Exodus, Bear Claw […]Read more "Snowmaking Begins!"
When Loon Mountain Resort first opened in the winter of 1966, there wasn’t a whole lot to do besides ski, eat fondue, and pretend to enjoy mulled wine. Back then, town of Lincoln was a sleepy hamlet anchored by a struggling paper mill and few amenities. Fast-forward 50 years, and the Lincoln-Woodstock area has become […]Read more "50 Ways to Love Loon"
White Mountain Oktoberfest is happening Oct. 8-9, and we’re stoked! Hold on to your lederhosen – here are nine reasons why it’s one of our favorite events of the year: It’s Free! Admission to White Mountain Oktoberfest is free for all ages! Adults, please bring a valid ID and please drink responsibly. Have fun, and be sure to tag […]Read more "White Mountain Oktoberfest: Prost!"