Four score and seven years ago (more like 30, actually) a valiant team of revolutionary snowmakers helped us win our freedom from the whims of Mother Nature. Every January, Independence Weekend is how we celebrate. Get here for this year’s Independence Weekend (Jan.13-14) to enjoy fireworks, torchlight parades, free snowcat rides, après parties, and a whole […]Read more "Independence Weekend – Jan. 13-14"
Sometimes, a soda machine is more than just a soda machine. For nearly 15 years during the 1980s and 1990s, an oft-visited Coke machine in Loon’s maintenance center dispensed something far more nourishing than ice-cold refreshment: relief. For 15 years, every dollar, dime, quarter, and nickel fed into the machine by thirsty employees went directly […]Read more "Season of Giving"
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!"
When Loon Mountain first opened to the public on December 27, 1966, the up-and-coming resort had just two lifts, 12 trails, and one toilet. “We began because we had to, not because we were ready,” said Gov. Sherman Adams, the resort’s founder. “Five hundred people showed up with their skis without being invited.” Described as a “flinty […]Read more "The Founder: Sherman Adams"
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"
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"