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Do any of you know where Abenaki is?

Tyrolean_skier

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Eastern Freestyle just posted the 2013-2014 schedule and for the Eastern B Region it lists a competition on Jan 24 at Abenaki. I do see that it's only for aerials. I've never heard of this ski area so that's why I am asking the question.
 

drjeff

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It's about 2 miles out of the center of Wolfeboro, NH on Route 109A (The assisted living complex my 91yr old grandmother lives in is literally a 1/2 mile down the road from Abenaki).

Its a small, town run ski area with a decent snowmaking system (about a dozen HKD tower guns to cover the mountain which has maybe 200-250 vertical feet, a couple of tows, lights and PLENTY of water to make snow with). I've skied there myself a few times over the years as my grandparents have been residents of Wolfeboro for over 40 years. It's basically an old, quintessential mom and pop ski area run by a small town who benefits greatly from having the property tax revenue that comes with miles of shoreline and hundreds of BIG homes along the Eastern end of Lake Winnipesaukee

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I have actually skied there a couple of times and learned a thing or two! They have a tow rope so do not wear good gloves or mittens - they will get destroyed. You can actually rent leathers to put over you gloves and they are well worth it. I am not sure if it is even a full 200 feet of vert. I have only ever seen a single rope tow in operation. For a tiny ski area it is kind of cool. Their rope tow is considered one of the fastest and as a result your arm feels like it is getting pulled out of socket after a couple of hours! Tough on little kids and they would not let me tow my son.

Considered one of the oldest ski areas in America!
 
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