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Friday Night Uphill Series

By popular demand, our Friday Night Uphill series is coming #BackTOBlack for 2023

Friday Night Uphill is BACK!!!!

     That's right, it's official, and this is the news that so many have been waiting for.

 

     Starting Friday, January 27, 2023 our Friday Night Uphill Series is returning to Black Mountain in Jackson, NH.

 

     Our weekly series will kick off at 5:00 and run until 8:00.  Guests will come into the base lodge between 4:30-7:15 where they will fill out a waiver, and pay for their ticket.  Although the event is free for Black Mountain Passholders, passholders must still fill out a waiver and register for the event each week to be entered into our weekly drawings.

     Our friends at Gorham Bike and Ski have a full fleet of DPS Demo skis if you don't have your own set up yet.  Fill out the form below and one of their team members will contact you to set you up with a pair of DPS demos.

 

     Everyone's favorite Tots Coach, Maeve, will be up at the LOSTBO Cabin, serving cold beverages, and the LOSTBO Pub will be open in the base lodge.

 

     We will have a few of our Ski School Coaches available to help coach any rookies on their way up.

     So, tell your friends, spread the word and get ready for the return of our Friday Night Uphill Series at Black Mountain, in beautiful Jackson, NH!

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ABSOLUTELY, POSITIVELY
NO BYOB

Black Mountain is a licensed establishment, and reserves the right to ban for life, any guest who fails to follow NH State Liquor Laws on our property.

Frequently Asked  Questions

1 / How much does it cost?

  • Weekly registration is $15 per person.

  • Free for Passholders

  • All participants (even passholders) must register with the ticket office each week so we know who is on the hill, and so we can put your name in our weekly drawings.

2 / Do you have onsite rentals for uphill?
  • No, Black Mountain does not rent uphill equipment.  We have partnered with Gorham Bike & Ski in North Conway, NH to provide DPS rentals for those who do not own an uphill set up yet.

  • Please Call (603) 356-6999

  • Send an email to: NorthConway@GorhamBike.com

  • Or fill out the form below to arrange for a rental package from Gorham Bike & Ski

  • You must pick up your rentals from Gorham Bike & Ski at their North Conway Location.  There will be NO UPHILL RENTALS on site.

3 / What Equipment Do I Need to Participate?
  • All guests participating in our Friday Night Uphill Series must have a headlamp.  

  • All guests must have alpine touring equipment (skis or splitboard) - No snowshoes or hiking is allowed.

  • We recommend that you carry a small backpack with you to carry extra clothing, a change of gloves and water.

4 / Do I need to have experience?
  • You must know how to ski or snowboard to participate in this series.

  • You do not need uphill experience, but downhill experience is a must.

  • You will be skiing or riding down a mountain in the dark, with nothing to light your way, but a headlamp. 

  • This is not an event for Never-Evers.  You must have the ability to ski beginner and intermediate terrain to particpate in this series.

5 / Series Dates
  • January 27, 2023

  • February 3, 2023

  • NO EVENT DURING THE MT. WASHINGTON BACKCOUNTRY SKI FESTIVAL (Feb 10, 2023)

  • February 17, 2023

  • February 24, 2023

  • March 3, 2023

  • March 10, 2023

6 / Is there timing?  /  Is this a race series?
  • NO.  This is NOT a race series.

  • NO.  There is NO TIMING.

  • Our staff will try to map the route on Strava each week, so you can track your progress and pace; but this is NOT A RACE. 

  • We are here to have fun and build our community in a family friendly format, where we support each other, not compete with each other.

7 / What is the Route?
  • There will be separate uphill and downhill routes, clearly marked with lanterns hanging on poles.

  • The Uphill Route will change each week, so make sure to check in at registration.

  • ALL OTHER AREAS OF THE MOUNTAIN SHOULD BE CONSIDERED CLOSED, AND ARE OUT OF BOUNDS DURING THE EVENT.

8 / Why no BYOB?
  • Due to New Hampshire's food and beverage laws, no outside food or beverages are allowed in the lodge, the LOSTBO Pub, or the LOSTBO Cabin, this includes all decks, trails, parking lots and grounds owned and operated by Black Mountain.

  • Failure to follow these laws and rules puts the mountain's liquor license at risk.

  • Black Mountain reserves the right to ban for life, any guest who fails to follow NH's Liquor Laws.

Rental Request Form

Complete the form below, and an associate from Gorham Bike & Ski in North Conway will contact you to complete the rental process.

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Thank You To Our Sponsors

Each week we will host drawings for door prizes that have been donated by our partners and sponsors from the greater Jackson & Bartlett communities. 

Make sure to stop in to one of our partners after your tour for a bite to eat and a cold beverage as a way to say "Thank You" for their support.

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