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"
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"
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!"