If you’ve made a trip to Loon this winter season, then you’ve undoubtedly seen how impressive the amount of snow cover and open terrain has been so far. However, Mother Nature doesn’t deserve the praise for dumping snow on the mountain yet – that honor belongs to the snowmakers. I tagged along for a “gun […]Read more "Sultans of Snow: An Interview With a Loon Snowmaker"
The 2017-18 winter season has officially arrived! Thanks to a colder-than-average November and better-than-average snowmakers, we started our season with the most open terrain in New Hampshire on Friday, Nov. 17. Couldn’t make it to opening day? Here’s what you missed: With more cold weather in the forecast through Thanksgiving, we’ll focus on making snow […]Read more "Winter Has Begun!"
This winter, Jay Scambio steps into the corner office as Loon’s new president and general manager. It’s a move that brings his career full circle. In 1998, Jay – then a Plymouth State University student – began working at Loon as a snowboarding instructor. After graduating in 2002, he became the resort’s terrain park manager. […]Read more "A Chat with Loon’s New President and General Manager"
Brace yourselves, people. Long-range forecasts are calling for a blizzard of beer, bratwurst and lederhosen to hit Loon Mountain next weekend. That’s right. White Mountain Oktoberfest, the region’s largest celebration of German food, drink, and music, is coming to Loon Oct. 7-8! The festival starts at 11 a.m. both days, and admission is free for […]Read more "White Mountain Oktoberfest!"
As winter rapidly approaches, we’re excited announce the appointment of Jay Scambio, current director of mountain sports development for Boyne Resorts, as Loon’s new president and general manager. Rick Kelley, Loon Mountain’s current president and general manager, has been promoted to senior vice president of ski and mountain sports operations for Boyne Resorts. Jay began […]Read more "Jay Scambio Named Loon’s New President and General Manager"
It’s time to elevate your yoga practice this summer with our new Mountaintop Yoga series! Load the Gondola Skyride and spend Sunday morning at the summit of Loon Peak, where stunning views of the White Mountains will inspire a special hour-long yoga session. Guided by an experienced instructor from Live a Little Fitness, you’ll […]Read more "Mountaintop Yoga"
There’s nothing quite like riding a bicycle – unless, of course, that bike has a motor. This summer, we’ve added eight e-Bikes to our bicycle rental fleet – and they’re nothing short of awesome. Each bike has a SyncDrive motor that delivers smooth and instantaneous power as you pedal. Apply more force to the pedals […]Read more "e-Bikes!"