If you don’t see your favorite resort listed, give ’em a call. Chances are, they’re celebrating St. Patty’s Day too.
BIG SKY, MONT.
From March 15-17 the U.S. National Powder 8’s hit Big Sky. This unprecedented event will have competitors making synchronized tracks on the South Face of Lone Peak. The vertical drop on Lone Peak is nearly three times longer as any other site that has hosted the Powder 8’s. Winners receive a trip to Mike Wiegele 2002 Powder 8 Championships Competition. For more information call 800-548-4486.
BOYNE MOUNTAIN, MICH.
Carnival Weekend at Boyne is one of the biggest parties of the year. Join Boyne March 17 and participate or watch the “Slush Cup,” where hundreds of partiers test their skills at skimming across a slushy pond.For more information call 800-GO-BOYNE or visit all the Boyne USA Resorts online at www.boyne.com.
On Saturday, March 16 Boyne Highlands will host the 23rd annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration, better known as “Crazy Days.” Adult events include a dual giant slalom race, the Captains Cup, pond skimming and a costume contest. For kids there is the Camelot Jump Competition, a NASTAR Race and the Silly Slalom. Adult second and third place winners will receive a ski weekend getaway for two people to either Boyne Mountain or Boyne Highlands while the first place winner receives a ski week for two at Boyne Mountain or Boyne Highlands. Kids prize drawing includes a family ski weekend, a reserved place in Boyne’s kids and teen camp with lift tickets for two. Plus, plenty of weekend lift ticket vouchers will be given away.
For more information call 800-GO-BOYNE or visit all the Boyne USA Resorts online at www.boyne.com.
Celebrate the spirit of the Irish this St. Patty’s Day at Heavenly. They’re not giving away a pot of gold, but they’re giving away one day of skiing and riding at Heavenly and one night’s lodging absolutely FREE! Plus, explore the Sierras during a scenic snowmobile ride, then strut your skills in the race course during their annual St. Patty’s Day race, complete with festive costumes, green beer and music. You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy the huge savings. Purchase four days of skiing or riding and four nights’ lodging and only pay for three! Prices start at $365 per person. The package includes four days of skiing and riding at Heavenly (one free), four nights lodging (one FREE), a scenic snowmobile ride for two and entry into the annual St. Paddy’s Day Race. Package available March 14-19. For more information call 800-2HEAVEN.
JACKSON HOLE, WYO.
Join Jackson Hole for St. Pattys Day fun on Sat. March 16 with the Hole in the Wall Huckfest Series. This halfpipe jam, sponsored by the Hole in the Wall Snowboard Shop, showcases local talent as they battle it out for cash and prizes from Burton, Rossignol and Boeri. For more information call 307-733-2292.
Come celebrate your three-day weekend Killington style with green beer, green snow and excellent spring conditions. From $247 per person, packages includes three nights lodging and a three day lift pass. Lessons and equipment can be added as well. Packages are available March 15-18.
Call 800-621-MTNS for reservations.
LOON MOUNTAIN, N.H.
St. Patty’s Day at Loon is highlighted by the Boston Globe Family Fun Day.The fun doesn’t stop when you come in from the slopes as the Boston Globe sponsors music, free equipment demos and great prizes. For more information call 800-229-LOON.
St. Patrick’s Day in Steamboat is packed with a full line-up of fun including a Shenanigans Concert at the base of Headwall, a torchlight parade and fireworks. Also, catch the St. Patty’s Supra Slope Style Blowout in Mavericks Park at Bashor Bowl. Afterwards, the Bear River Bar and Grill will give out awards and qquench your thirst with drink specials.
SUGAR BOWL SKI RESORT, CALIF.
Sat. March 16
Join the St. Patty’s Day fun at Sugarbowl as they celebrate Arrowhead Winterfest 2002 at Mt. Judah Lodge. This celebration comes complete withproduct demos and giveaways, games, entertainment and fun for all. The Apres-ski party, sponsored by Arrowhead Spring Water, includes a disc jockey, live music and dancing and plenty of prizes, giveaways and contests for the whole family. Stay Sunday and catch the U.S. Alpine National Championship Slalom. Come see America’s best skiers, including 2002 Olympic double silver medalist Bode Miller, compete for the national title. The women’s first run starts at 9 a.m., men’s first run starts at 2 p.m.
SUGARLOAF USA, ME
Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Sugarloaf with Madness in the Mountains 2002. To honor St. Patty on the 17th, Sugarloaf is offering discounted tickets to anyone wearing green. They’ll also be serving Irish fare including corn beef and cabbage and green beer all day. For more information call 800-843-5623.