This Sunday, Ski Schwarz will celebrate his final Easter Sunrise Service at Loon Mountain. Having served as the director of the Loon Area Christian Ministry since 1990, Skip almost singlehandedly developed an on-snow worship service that very few other resorts offer. Favoring gondolas over church pews, Skip and his flock worship on skis and snowboards, […]Read more "Loon Area Christian Ministry"
The calender may say spring, but Old Man Winter has different ideas. A snowstorm on the last day of winter dumped 11 inches of dry, fluffy snow on the mountain, giving us some of the best conditions yet this season. With cold weather in the forecast through the beginning of April, we’re expecting some of […]Read more "Almost Weekend Update: Spring Powder"
It’s been an exciting week here at Loon. After some wet weather earlier this week, we decided to make snow on 5 trails Thursday night into Friday morning. With temps in the teens and single digits, we were able to run the guns full-blast for about 18 hours on trails like Upper Picked Rock, Lower […]Read more "Almost Weekend Update March 16"
It’s March, which means it’s maple sugaring time. As the days grow longer and the sun grows stronger, the sap starts to run in maple trees across New England. Here at Loon, we make our own syrup. We’ll be boiling our own sap in front the Octagon Lodge this Saturday and Sunday afternoon, and we’ll […]Read more "How Sweet It Is"
Well, we’re less than two months away from the 2nd Annual Monster Mud Run and Halloween Monster Bash here at Loon Mountain. Last year was the first year we hosted the event, which was basically the muddiest, gnarliest 5k you could imagine. This year’s race on Oct. 27 should be no different, with plenty of […]Read more "Thrills, Chills and Spills"
If you’ve visited Loon Mountain Resort this summer, you may have noticed some construction happening in the base area parking lot. For the past few weeks, maintenance crews have been replacing the tracks on the J.E. Henry Railroad. During the winter, the Lilliputian-sized steam engine transports skiers and riders just over 600 feet from an area near […]Read more "All Aboard! Loon Mountain’s J.E. Henry Railroad Gets Makeover"
By Katelyn Krumperman Are you competitive? Do you like to challenge yourself? Do you like getting dirty? If you answered yes, to the following questions then the Loon Mountain Monster Mud Run on October 29 is for you! The Monster Mud Run is a race for the ambitious, for people who like to push themselves to the limit. […]Read more "Mud, Guts, and Glory – 1st Annual Monster Mud Run"