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Crystal Mountain – Spring Fling Luau – March 24, 2012

SPRING FLING – Saturday, March 24, 2012
The lifts won’t be running next Saturday, March 24, but we will still celebrate Spring! We are planning to use the snow we have left to hold as many of our 14th Annual Spring Fling events as possible. Stay tuned for a schedule of activities for next Saturday.

UPDATE – 3/23 – Spring Fling Update: We started piling up the remaining snow from all of our slopes on Cheers today in an effort to build a run for our Cardboard Classic and Kayak races, but there just isn’t enough of the white stuff left out there. The rain last night and today, combined with our warm temps, have won out. We are forced to cancel tomorrow’s Cardboard Classic and Kayak races.

But Spring Fling will go on – we are holding a Cardboard Classic Show and Kayak Battleship Game! Bring out your cardboard creations for a classic car style show at 11am. Then at 2pm we’ll let the bombs fly in a life-size Kayak Battleship Game! And our Beach Party, Pig Roast, and Luau Party will kick off the season in style. We hope you can join us! More info: http://bit.ly/cmspringfling

Celebrate some fun traditionscome March that’s what Crystal Mountain is all about!  It’s also a time for crazy downhill competition at our 14th Annual Spring Fling!

New this year, we’ve added a slopeside Beach Party with bonfire, beach ball volleyball and more.

Sorry…Slush Cup has been cancelled!
11am Cardboard Classic* 2pm Kayak Race*
Build a cardboard sled using ONLY cardboard and duct tape… decorate it as you’d like, and then race it against others on Cheers! First, second and third place trophies will be awarded for the fastest and most creative sled in the adult (ages 13+) and child (ages 8-12) divisions!

Bottom surface of sled must be cardboard and/or standard gray duct tape only. Use of any other tape or materials will result in disqualification.
Cardboard Classic Official Rules

Race head-to-head down Lower Gorge slope, while in a kayak! Prizes awarded. Two divisions – (ages 13+) & kids (ages 8-12).

Kayaks provided by the
Honor Trading Post.

More Info: 800.968.7686 ext. 7000
Information is subject to change.

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