Events

S’Ender Weekender 2019

S’Ender Weekender is here! Join us this weekend as we celebrate the end of another great season on two wheels with the Highland family.  The lift spins from 10-4 on Thursday and Friday and 9-4 on Saturday and Sunday, so you have a few more days to rip those final laps of the season. Flakes have been flying this week but we expect clear trails for the weekend, and we remain 98% open! Saturday will be packed with plenty of fun activities in the lodge and the lift line, plus the annual S’Ender Bash in the evening to raise funds for spinal cord research through Wings for Life. S’Ender Schedule SATURDAY 9am-4pm | Lift Spins Party laps as long as the sun shines! Stay alert for pop-up activities in the lift line and backyard. (We recommend bringing along some cash to donate to Wings for Life…you never know how far…

ECCC Conference Championships This Weekend

This upcoming weekend is the ECCC. We want all riders visiting us to have an idea of what to expect upon arrival so you can better plan your time at the mountain. Closed Trails Saturday: ODB ODC Threshold Reef Around Paddy Glades Slalom Course Fancy Feast Easy Rider Meadows End Closed Trails Sunday: XC Network Maiden Voyage Jack Rabbit Run Schedule Saturday 7:00AM Registration Opens at Highland Lodge 8:00AM Team Relay To follow Men’s C STXC – 20 min To follow Men’s B STXC – 25 min To follow Women’s B STXC – 20 min To follow Women’s A STXC – 25 min To follow Men’s A STXC – 30 min 9:00AM Enduro Practice Begins 10:30AM Registration closes for the day 12:00 PM Enduro Practice Ends 12:30 PM Enduro Riders Meeting @ Base Lodge MANDANTORY MEETING FOR ALL ENDURO RACERS! 1:00 PM Enduro Starts Riders can do stages in any…

Brodown Showdown 2019

This year’s Brodown Showdown drops in on Saturday, September 7th! Join us for our annual mountain-wide jump jam. We’ll be sessioning Tombstone, Upper Sherwood, the Claymore Slopestyle Course, Freebird, and the Ayr Bag for the chance to win prizes and swag from our sponsors, as well as bragging rights for all eternity. This year we’re also setting up a taco bar in the backyard. Bring your backup pants—things might get rowdy. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: 9:00am Lift Opens 10:30am-12:00pm Tombstone Whip-Off 2:00pm-4:00pm Dirt Jump Jam in Upper Sherwood 5:00pm Lift Closes 5:00pm-7:00pm Slopestyle, Freebird, and Ayr Bag Session 7:00pm-9:00pm Afterparty in the Highland Pub   Participation in all jams is free with a lift or park pass. Come on out and show us what you’ve got!

CLIF Slopestyle Presented By The Fox US Open – The Schedule, Parking, & Camping Details

We are less than a week away from the CLIF Slopestyle Presented By The Fox US Open. Here’s the schedule:  Parking We will be parking cars in our main lot, down Ski Hill Drive, on Bean Hill Road, and at an overflow parking lot about a quarter mile up Bean Hill. We will have transportation to and from Highland from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm from this lot. You can hitch a ride on our free shuttles, ride your bike, or walk to Highland (15 minutes walk). Please pay attention to and obey posted signage. Camping There will be no RV or camper parking allowed in any of the above areas from Wednesday to Sunday morning. One vehicle per spot. We will be towing vehicles that violate this rule. If you have a RV or camper, there is availability down the street on Bay Hill Rd. Please contact Sean Dunne…

Volunteers Needed! Be A Part Of The Fox US Open Clif Slopestyle

We are looking for volunteers to help out with the Fox US Open Clif Slopestyle event. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Course marshal Bag check Security/ID check Event cleanliness And many other roles as needed Volunteers will receive (per day) Highland t-shirt Free lift ticket valid for the remainder of the 2019 season Lunch Ages – 15+ If you are interested, please email Josh@highlandmountain.com.

Bubba Trophy Series – Highland Mountain Bike Classic Update #2

Tomorrow is the day! We have a few important updates for those coming out to race. Arrival & Parking Competitors can drop their gear off at the lodge and set up their tents in the team staging area. From this point, all vehicles must park in the designated parking area up Bean Hill Rd. Please follow signage. There is a trail to ride your bike from the parking lot to Highland. We will also have a van running to bring racers and spectators back and forth. Course Map  Here is the course and staging area map. For more details on the individual loops, please check out the previous update here: Update #1 Awards will be issued 30 minutes after each class is finished their race at the podium in the vendor Area/front lawn. Kettlehead will be pouring beer, there will be a Bubba Burger cookout, Specialized will have free e-bike…

Bubba Trophy Series – Highland Mountain Bike Classic Update #1

We wanted to pass along a few updates about the race and the coming week leading up to it.  Full Course Pre-ride The course will be marked on Wednesday. A full course pre-ride will only be available Wednesday, May 29 from 4:30-7:30pm. The XC trails are always open so you can head up there whenever you’d like but you will not be able to ride the uphill portion outside of of the specified time posted above. To ride the XC race track, you must be signed up for the race. You can do so here: Sign up here. All participants must sign a waiver. You can do so at the mountain or if you are over the age of 18, you can fill it out online here: 2019 Waiver Cat 1/Pro Loop This is the Cat 1/Pro Loop. It will be 5 laps. You will be riding up Doctor’s Orders,…

US Open of Mountain Biking Announces Details for Slopestyle Event at Highland Mountain Bike Park

  PRESS RELEASE: Fox US Open of Mountain Biking We recently announce that we are moving the Fox US Open race festival to Big Bear Lake, CA this September and now we are excited to announce will be hosting the CLIF Slopestyle at Highland Mountain Bike Park in Northfield, NH on July 17th-21st. As the only FMBA Gold event in the US this year, we are looking to reignite slopestyle in America. The CLIF Slopestyle will take place the week immediately following the Big White Invitational Slopestyle, hosted by Tom van Steenbergen. This gives international athletes a string of North American events and will be the final chance to accumulate points leading into Crankworx Joyride. “I’m beyond hyped to have an FMBA Slopestyle at Highland! It’s the place I started riding mountain bikes, and I truly think it’s one of the sickest places to ride ever. Competing here is something…

Highland Mountain Bike Classic: Bubba Trophy Series #3

We are proud to announce our partnership with the Bubba Trophy Series for the 2019 season. This cross country race will take place on June 2nd and includes a mix of old school New England singletrack, a fair amount of climbing, rolling terrain, and some fast flowing DH trail.  There are categories for all ages, kids 18 and under race free, and an E-Bike category sponsored by Specialized. There will be prizes awarded in each category and cash for top pro’s. Some amenities include a beer garden with 1 free beer to each participant 21 and over provided by Kettlehead Brewing, Red Bull DJ, Bubba Burger cookout, bike wash station, and more. Join us for what is sure to be an epic event for all ages. Fields may be combined if entries are low. Amenities include Beer garden by Kettlehead Brewing Music provided by Red Bull Pre race bike tech provided…