The Gondola: A History

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.

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First Powder Day of 2016-17

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, […]

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Snowmaking Begins!

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 […]

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50 Ways to Love Loon

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 […]

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White Mountain Oktoberfest: Prost!

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 […]

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