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2013 New Hampshire Sanctioned Snow Sculpting at Black Mountain

The annual New Hampshire Sanctioned Snow Sculpting competition comes again to Black Mountain on January 25 through 27, 2013. This contest attracts both amateur and professional sculptors. The winning team receives a trophy and an invitation to compete in the 2014 United States National Snow Sculpting Competition at Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

Teams consist of 2 or 3 members and to compete for the New Hampshire championship must be at least 18 and reside or work in New Hampshire. Each team starts with a block of snow four feet in diameter by eight feet tall. Sculpting teams will start on their creations Friday at noon.

So head on over to Black Mountain for to check out the great snow sculptures. You may want to get in a little skiing while you are there…

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Jackson Chamber Invitational Snow Sculpting Competition

There is an official NH Sanctioned Snow Sculpting competition at Black Mountain this weekend (Friday through Sunday, January 27 to 29). This event attracts amateur and professional snow sculpting teams of 2 or 3 members. The winning team will receive a trophy and an invitation to compete in the United States National Snow Sculpting Competition in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin in 2013. Competitors must be 18 years or older to compete in this part of the competition.

Amateurs and professionals of any age may compete for the “Overall” and “People’s Choice Awards”.

There should be 12 sculpting teams at Black Mountain this year.

In celebration of the sculpting festivities Black Mountain will also have a bonfire, scavenger hunt and live music in the Lostbo Pub both Saturday and Sunday.

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A New Take on Dating

The folks at the Black Mountain Ski Area in Jackson New Hampshire have come up with a new twist on dating. They call it “Chair Lift Speed Dating“, and Saturday, February 12 will be the fifth annual Chair Lift Speed Dating event at the ski area.

How does it work? It’s quite simple. They form two lines at the double chair lift – one of men and one of women. You pair up for the ride up. At the top you decide whether or not to ski off together or go back down for another try. The event starts at 2:00 PM and will be followed by an apres ski party in their Lostbo Pub.

Might be just the way to find your valentine…

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