Feb 6, 2015 11:04 AM
Weekend activities plentiful at local ski areas
LINCOLN - If you're looking to make the most of the snow and chilly temperatures, there's several events taking place at local ski areas.
Cannon Mountain has 14 inches of new snow and all trails are open for skiers and snowboarders. On Saturday, kids and adults can ski like a pirate and hunt for treasure! The Pirates of the High Skis event is a fundraiser for Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country. It includes treasure hunts, a tattoo parlor and raffles. Click here for more information.
Gunstock offers more than just a great view for skiers and riders, including a unique snowshoe tour on Saturday nights across the ridge of Gunstock Mountain. Participants pay $25 for the tour, $10 for rentals. Ticket includes on the chairlift, headlamps and hot chocolate. For more information click here.
Mount Sunapee has received 35 inches of snow during the past two weeks. In addition to great conditions, the mountain is hosting it's 30th annual NEHSA (New England Handicapped Sports Association) Ski-A-Thon/Ride-A-Thon on Saturday.
It's open to skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities and proceeds benefit NEHSA's year round activities, instruction and education for individuals with different abilities living in New England. Registration is at 8 a.m. For more information click here.