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!"
Winter Storm Stella dropped by earlier this week and gave us 12-22″ of new snow! Thanks to all that fresh pow, we’re rocking 60 of 61 trails as we head into the weekend. Check out Wednesday’s video: If you haven’t already snagged our all-new Spring Pass, now’s definitely the time to do so. The Spring […]Read more "Winter Storm Stelllaaa!"
The time you’ve been waiting for has finally arrived: 2017/18 New England Passes are now on sale! Pro Tip: If you buy your pass in full now, you can use it to ski or ride for FREE the rest of this season, starting March 20. Can’t swing a full pass right now? Take advantage of […]Read more "17/18 New England Passes Now on Sale!"
As New Englanders, we know a thing or two about changeable weather and snow conditions. A foot of fresh powder can be followed by a 60-degree day, which could just as easily be chased by an arctic cold front. Maybe it’s that kind of topsy-turvy weather that makes us truly appreciate the importance of dialing in our gear. While […]Read more "Tune In at Loon Mountain Sports"
With nearly 5 feet of new snow since February 1st, February Vacation Week is looking like the perfect time to escape the daily grind at work or school and have some fun in the mountains. Here at Loon, we’ve planned a week filled with fun events for everyone. Whether you’re looking to rock out in the Bunyan […]Read more "February Vacation Week at Loon"