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Gunstock Finishes Strong Season with a Splash

March 29, 2019


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Annual “Bring Your Own Dry Clothes” Pond Skim will deliver thrills and spills on Gunstock’s closing weekend.

Gilford, NH (April 2, 2019) Gunstock Mountain Resort has one more fun and exciting outdoor event.

Winter Wild returns to Gunstock on Saturday, March 30. Winter Wild is an early morning uphill series with a twist: the finish is at the bottom, so contestants get to come back down the mountain, too. Participants will be able to use skis, snowshoes, or winter running shoes with miscrospikes to ascend the mountain, and then descend back down for first tracks! Registration will be at the Stockade Lodge from 6:15am-6:45am, followed by the race at 7:00am.

Following Winter Wild on March 30 will be Gunstock’s annual Spring Thing event. This fun-filled all day event will have something for everyone.  Activities include the annual Cardboard Sled Race, lawn games, snow castle competition, and a "Silly Slalom" Race. Cardboard Sled Race & Silly Slalom Registration will be in the Main Lodge from 9:00-11:00am. The Cardboard Sled Race will be at 12:00pm at the Tubing Hill. Silly Slalom Race will be at 1pm at the Tubing Hill. Dis N Dat Caribbean reggae band will be playing outside at the Landing Zone patio from 12:00pm-3:00pm.

The following Sunday, April 6, Gunstock will host the annual “Bring Your Own Dry Clothes” Pond Skim. This competition is open to skiers and snowboarders of all ages who are brave enough to cross the pond in hopes of making it to the other side without sinking. Prizes will be awarded for Best Cross, Best Splash, and Best Costume. Registration will be in the Main Lodge from 9:00am to 11:00am, followed by the competition from 12pm to 2:00pm. Popular New Hampshire band, Shark Martin, will be playing at the Landing Zone patio from 2:00pm to 4:00pm to keep the après party going for the last Saturday of Gunstock’s ski season.

For additional happenings and more information on these fun end-of-season events, head to Gunstock’s events calendar.


About Gunstock Mountain Resort: Located in Gilford, New Hampshire, and boasting spectacular mountaintop views of Lake Winnipesaukee and the Ossipee Range, Gunstock Mountain Resort is one of the largest winter and summer recreation areas in the state, and one of the oldest, opening its doors in 1937. Gunstock was the first New England ski area to install a chairlift, offers 1,400 vertical feet, 227 acres and 55 alpine ski trails, plus 32 miles of Nordic skiing, fat bike, and snowshoe trails. Gunstock claims New England’s largest aerial obstacle course with 91 challenging elements, more than 1.6 miles of high-adrenaline ZipTour™ zip lines, off-road Segway tours, and the 4,100 foot Mountain Coaster. Gunstock’s campground has 253 tent sites, cozy cabins, and RV/trailer hookups, providing outdoor accommodation for kids of all ages when they stay and play at the mountain. Gunstock also plays host to a growing number of events, such as the BYODC Pond Skim, Gunstock Hillclimb, Gunstock Mountain Brew & BBQ, and Soulfest. For additional information please visit: ,,,

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