Get Yer Jib On

Get Yer Jib On

Sick of summer? Two eastern resorts will be hosting events over the Memorial Day weekend, giving eastern jibbers one last chance to enjoy the season before it truly ends on the right coast. Stowe, Vermont, will be hosting the e “Last Trick” rail jam and New York’s Windham will also be hosting a rail jam. Stowe’s event is, perhaps, the more prestigious and better attended of the two, having been held annually on Memorial Day weekend for several years now.

Stowe’s event will be held on what used to be the resort’s half pipe, and the resort’s park crew will to set up the rails, boxes and jumps for one more jam session. This event is free and open to all skiers and snowboarders. Music will be provided by Lotus Entertainment and there will be a bounty of prizes and giveaways for participants. Spectators on lawn chairs are welcome. It will take place on Spruce Mountain’s Main Street trail from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Competitors and spectators should park in the Sensation Lot at Spruce.

In New York’s New Windham Mountain is reopening on Saturday, May 24 to host a rail jam for die-hards. The event will be held on a pile of snow will be pushed and prodded into perfect position and will run from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M. on the 24th. Because of the event’s location at the base of the mountain, no lifts will be running, but food and beverage operations will be open.

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