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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Weekly Update: Making Snow, Efficiently!

Even in the summer, we're thinking about winter! This week it's even more true with the updates to the snowmaking infrastructure at the mountain. The Mountain Ops team has been working on an efficiency project helping to minimize water usage, effectively making the system preform better and conserve more water!


Last Edited by Ragged Mountain on Thursday, August 31, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Weekly Update, Six03 Endurance's Ragged 75 Stage Race and 50k

This week's update showcase's the Ragged 75 Stage Race and 50K endurance trail run put on by Six03 Endurance. This event, which we were happy to host, had runners leaving from Lot 1 on Friday morning and running the Sunapee - Ragged - Kearsarge 75 mile trail over three days. On Sunday, another group of about 70 runners, including some of the country's top endurance athletes joined in for a 50k segment of the trail. Runners finished by coming down from the top of Spear along the Cardigan Trail.

We are always happy to host events of all kind. Find out more about hosting your event by emailing groups@raggedmountainresort.com


Last Edited by Ragged Mountain on Friday, August 18, 2017

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Weekly Update, Lifts in the Summer, Part 2

After all the NDT testing is done and the grips have all been reassembled, it's time to get the chairs back on the line. We can't wait to go for a ride up New Hampshire's only 6-pack lift this coming winter!


Last Edited by Ragged Mountain on Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Weekly Update, Lifts in the Summer

Here is a brief glimpse of what takes place each summer for our chairlifts. 25% of the chairs, every year, have their grips completely rebuilt and stress tested. The Lift Maintenance Team is an integral part of resort and ensuring fun is had all winter long. Next time you see on of the mechanics, say thank you or throw them a high five!


Last Edited by Ragged Mountain on Wednesday, August 02, 2017
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