So what if summer hasn’t even officially started? We’re already getting reading for next winter. Deal with it! Just this week, our snowmakers began work on one of their major summer projects: re-routing and replacing the snowmaking pipes on Flying Fox. The pipes, which carry water and compressed air up the mountain, were installed […]Read more "Snowmaking Upgrades: Flying Fox"
How do you know when you’ve found the one? For Sam Demers, the realization came last spring during a visit to Loon. He and his family had spent the previous few months playing the field on their M.A.X. Passes, visiting numerous resorts across New England. But time and time again, they found themselves back at […]Read more "All in the Family: A New England Pass Story"
After 5 months, 150 days, and 188 inches of snow, the 2017-18 winter season has come to an end. It’s been an amazing winter here at Loon, but we’re now officially closed for skiing and riding. If you still want to make some turns this season, consider taking a trip to Sugarloaf or Sunday River, […]Read more "Thanks for a Great Season!"
If you’re the kind of person who likes to plan ahead (and score big savings) then now’s the time to snag your season pass for next winter. That’s right: all 2018-19 season passes are on sale, online, right now. Take advantage of our season pass Flash Sale (March 5-11) to lock in the absolute lowest […]Read more "2018-19 Season Passes on Sale NOW!"
We’ve had an amazing first week of February! In just the last 7 days, we’ve picked up more than 2 feet of snow, with over a foot falling in just the last 48 hours. Forecasts are calling for another 3-5″ on Friday night – just in time for first chair on Saturday. Couldn’t make it […]Read more "2 Feet of Snow in February – So Far"
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"
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"