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Stratton Mountain, VT – April is here, meaning it's time to pull the Jams out of storage and throw a coat of warm weather wax on the skis or snowboard. To celebrate a great season and revel in the comfortable spring climate, Stratton Mountain's annual Spring Fling Weekend will be going down on Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12. The weekend's activities will include…
Burgers & Bonks - Saturday, April 11
The last chance to have a little fun in Stratton's highly regarded terrain parks. $10 entry to compete in this rail jam format events. Timing? Burgers?
Easter Morning Sunrise Service - Sunday, April 12
Join us for Easter Morning Sunrise Service (performed by Rev. John Mitchell from Zion Episcopal Church), starting at approximately 6 a.m. Listen for the Call to Service from the Austrian Alphorn. The Gondola will provide transportation to and from the service beginning at 5:45 a.m.
Easter Egg Hunt - Sunday, April 12.
This Easter tradition will take place in the Main Base area and is sponsored by the Stratton Ski Patrol. Kids 6 and under should meet next to the Ski School Building at 10:00 a.m., while kids 7 and up should be ready to go around 10:30. BYOB (Bring Your Own Baskets)!
Golden Watermelon- Sunday, April 12.
A Stratton Spring Fling tradition. Be the first to find the Golden Watermelon on the hill and win a prize. Goes all day until the melon is found.
Vitamin Water Snow Sculpture Contest – Sunday, April 12.
Event begins at 10 a.m., best snow sculpture and will be announced at the Pond Skim. Prizes awarded.
Snow Volleyball and Golf Putting Contest– Sunday, April 12.
A putting green and volleyball court will be set up for those who want to prematurely get their summer on!
Tennis Expo – Sunday, April 12.
Cliff Drysdale Tennis School pro Scott Colebourne will be on hand giving tips and pointers to interested parties. This is a great opportunity for tennis players of any level to check out the new tennis school and learn something new.
Pond Skim --Sunday, April 12th
You might want to start practicing for the Pond Skim now because rumor has it that there is an underdressed cowboy gunning for the most stylish crossing of the 50 foot long pool. Prizes are awarded for best costumes. Registration is $5 and begins at 9 a.m.(100 entrants max so get here early) Skimming commences at 1 p.m. Participants must be at least 8 years old.
A public Celebration of Life will be held for Sarah Burke on April 10th in Whistler, BC.
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Spring is in the air and NS wants to tell you about some sweet events coming up that will help ring in the spring skiing season, and remind you about all the kick-ass contests we've got going on...