Michigan’s Ski Brule is offering a mid-week Friends & Neighbors lift and lodging special for $40 per person, April 11-12.
Sporting an Epic Pass, a Copper/Winter Park Patriots Pass and a Loveland lift ticket, Disabled American Veteran Jerry Eller of Canon City, Colorado recently conquered an eight-resort solo adventure.
Spring is in full swing at New Hampshire’s Loon Mountain Resort with several events on tap April 4-5.
Return to the past with ‘80s Day April 4. Neon dominates the slopes as Loon celebrates a decade of big hair and bold fashion choices. Helping with the celebration is an outdoor DJ, on-snow bar, photo booth, costume contest and more. The band Fast Times will be performing in the Bunyan Room later in the day.
The Red Bull All Snow also will be at the area April 4. Free skiers and snowboarders of all abilities will challenge competitors to throw down various tricks that emphasize flow and rhythm. Don’t look for rails, boxes or wall rides, only snow features. Registration is from 10–11:30 a.m. in the Slopeside Deli; event begins at noon.
Easter Sunday begins with a nondenominational Easter Sunrise Service at the summit of Loon Peak April 5. The gondola loads between 5-5:45 a.m., with the 30-minute service beginning at 6 a.m. Breakfast and refreshments will be available at the Summit Café following the service.
Kids 4-7 years of age can participate in an Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 9 a.m. Kids 8 and up begin their candy-filled egg hunt at 9:30 a.m.
What: ‘80s Day, All Snow, Easter activities
When: April 4-5
Where: Loon Mountain Resort, N.H.
Photo: The time machine transports you back to the ‘80s. (Facebook/Loon Mountain Resort)
With a come-from-behind second run, David Chodounsky (Crested Butte, CO) confirmed his status as a slalom star by winning the Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships slalom. The win also gave him the combined victory—adding up both the slalom and the super G races.