Mountain Message Blog

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

This weekend is full of fun events!

It is time to look forward to the weekend and solidify your plan to hit the slopes of Ragged Mountain Resort! This Saturday we will be featuring live music by Supernothing in the Stone Hearth Bar from 3:00pm to 6:00pm and our tap takeover promotional event will be hosted by your favorite Mexican Pacifico and Modelo beers. The Birches Restaurant will be offering a Steak Fritz special and the Harvest Cafe will be serving Burrito Bowls.

The United States of America Snowboard and Freeski (USASA) is holding skier and boardercross races both Saturday and Sunday on Lower Chute BX course. Our snow conditions are fabulous right now and it is looking like the sun is going to be out all weekend, come on up and GET RAGGED!


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.


Last Edited by Kyle Matzke on Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Coming Into Presidents Week

We have received three inches in the past twenty four hours and there is another three to five inches forecasted for tomorrow into Thrusday! This has enabled us to open up additional terrain and we are expecting to offer 50+ trails and 235 acres of terrain going into Presidents Weekend. Stay posted HERE for up to date snow reporting. Just this morning Patrol approved Cemetery Gates, Sunnyside, Pels Pass, Abyss, Rags to Riches, Sweepstakes, Double and Triple Take, Not Too Shabby, Cabin Fever, Lower Easy Winder and Miss Behavin to open. Our Terrain Parks team is currently plowing out our bordercross course on Lower Chute, look for it to open this Friday. We are bringing back the cute little flamingo Sweeps, she will be out on the slopes this Valentines's Day in various locations. If you are lucky enough to find Sweeps, bring her into Guest Services and redeem your FREE day ticket!

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Saturday, February 15:  USASA Rail Jam USASA members only event featuring skiers and snowboarders. Contestants will compete on our legendary three-tier rail layout which gives them a total of nine different features to be judged on.

Sunday, February 16:  Sport Thoma On-Snow Ski Demo they will be offering Rossignol, Fischer, Blizzard, K2, Nordica, Liberty, Stockli, Kastle, and Armada skis. The demo will be located along the base area from 9:00am to 2:00pm, please register in the Sport Thoma retail space.

Saturday, February 22:  U10 Open Stubbie Slalom Event on Village Green hosted by our Competition Programs Department.

February, 29 – March 1: 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.

Come on up to beautiful Ragged Mountain and enjoy making some turns with us... Get Ragged!

  

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Last Edited by Kyle Matzke on Wednesday, February 12, 2020