Mountain Message Blog

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Going Into The Weekend Of March 7-8

It is looking like blue skies and sunshine this Saturday and Sunday, with temperatures in the mid 30's to low 40's the slope conditions are going to be outstanding! We will have Cable Junction performing live music in Stone Hearth Bar from 3pm to 6pm and a Tap Takeover promo event with Great North Aleworks. The Bricks will be bumping and we will be sure to have the outdoor fire-pit rolling. There will be USASA BX race on our Lower Chute course Saturday for members only. For those on you interested in racing, be sure to register for our Not Another Banked Slalom next Saturday, March 14. 

2020-21 Mission: Affordable Season Pass goes on sale Thursday, March 12 for $299! Be sure to buy early to lock in that early season rate. New season pass holders will be able to ski the remainder of this season and we will be providing (6) $49 buddy passes for next season Mission: Affordable pass holders!

Music On The Mountain: Live DJ performances slope-side at the base of Spear will kick off Saturday, March 14, Saturday, March 21, Saturday, March 28 and Saturday, April 4 from 10:30am to 2:30pm. Dance your way to the chair!

Additional Upcoming Events:  

Saturday, March 7: USASA Boardercross / Skiercross Event USASA members only ski and snowboard event. This event is on Lower Chute, and skiers and riders start four at a time racing to the finish line.

Saturday, March 14: Not Another Banked Slalom This unique snowboarding event is a one-on-one Boardercross race, not another banked slalom! We are taking this one to our cross course for a heads-up, double-elimination tournament. Navigate the course against another rider to move through the brackets for your chance to win cash and prizes!

Saturday, March 14: Meier Skis On-Snow Demo Come try these hand-made custom skis coming to you from Colorado!

Sunday, March 15: LaFoley Open on Showboat The U16 LaFoley Open will take place on Showboat and is organized by our Competition Programs department.

Sunday, March 15: Ski Patrol Scavenger Hunt throughout the mountain and lodges, find a hidden shamrock and bring it to Ski Patrol to redeem your prize.

Tuesday, March 17: Come celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Ragged Mountain with $17 day tickets and apres with a special Flying Goose beer for the day. 

Sunday, March 22:  “Back In The Day” Old School Pipe Jam We’re bringing it back! Our signature, hand-shaped, old school inspired, mini pipe snowboard event is sure to impress. With retro attire and tricks encouraged, this spring event is all about good vibes with buds on boards. 

Thursday, March 26: NOTB Snowboard Demo open to the public with $36 tickets. Try next seasons boards from K2, Ride, Rome, Never Summer, Rossignol, Lib Tech, GNU and Roxy.

Last Edited by Kyle Matzke on Friday, March 06, 2020