Stratton is packed with snow and events for March

Posted By: The Ski Channel on March 3, 2011 7:51 am

It’s been a great year for Stratton Resort.  With Mother Nature has being incredibly generous, Stratton has received 184 inches of snow this season, 60 inches in February alone. That’s an average snowfall of 2.5 inches a day! The US Open of Snowboarding trucks are loading in as our parks crew works round the clock to prepare the different competition features.

Frends in Burton @ Stratton – Friday, March 11. An impromptu gathering of the Frends crew in Burton @ Stratton. The Frends crew – young snowboarding royalty – will be on hand showing off the latest headphones from their sound company. Frends includes locals Jack and Luke Mitrani, Scotty Lago, Keir Dillon, Danny Davis, Kevin Pearce and Mason Aguirre. All day event.

Oakley’s Goggle Bar – Saturday, March 12. Stop by the Oakley Goggle Bar at Syd and Dusty’s in the Village. Meet the Oakley team riders and get their input as your pick out Oakley goggles to wear as your shred Stratton.

Ride the Pipe – Thursday, March 17 to Sunday, March 20. This year, aspiring Winter X athletes get a chance to ride the 22 foot competition pipe in between the US Open of Snowboarding and the U.S. Freestyle Championships. Get up to Stratton and throw tricks in the same pipe as Shaun White.

Hot Deal: March Madness –  March Madness at Stratton is all about fresh corduroy, goggle tans and long lunches at Uncle Dave’s BBQ on the deck at mid-mountain. A March getaway is twice as enticing with our March Madness lodging offer. Book three nights between March 14 and 20 and save 20%. Make it four nights for 30% off. Advance planners rewarded: book your March 14-20 visit by March 01 and receive a $25 gift card.

US Open of Snowboarding – Monday, March 07 to Sunday, March 13. The 29th Annual US Open is the final stop of the Burton Global Open Series.

Other upcoming freestyle events at Stratton:

U.S. Freestyle Championships: Tuesday, March 22 to Sunday, March 27

Mountain Mayhem: Saturday, May 28

DJ Joe Bell at Grizzly’s Night Club – Saturday, March 12. Local legend and mix master, DJ Joe Bell, will be spinning at Grizzly’s Night Club on the biggest night of the US Open! Doors at 8:30pm, band on at 9pm.