Meet the ski bum of your dreams Feb. 14 - Valentine's Day - at Black Mountain's third annual Chairlift Speed Dating Event. Participants have one chairlift ride to see if they click. What do you have to lose by taking this ride?
The event is 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 14. Registration is in Lostbo Pub after 12:30 p.m. Women receive a free lift ticket at that time.
Besides the chance for finding a trail mate, the Best Pick Up Line wins a one-night stay slopeside at Whitney's Inn, two any day lift tickets at Black, a dozen roses, and a bottle of champagne.
Black also offers lift ticket deals to the area's hospitality workers on Black Mondays. Those who show an employee ID ski for $15 any Monday. Car pool with friends and every fourth person skis or ride for free.
Black also offers a Sunday lift ticket deal for Carroll County (N.H.) residents. Those who show up with proof of residency ski or ride for $10 at 12:30 p.m. Sundays.
Black Mountain in Jackson, N.H., has 40 trails and glades on 143 acres, served by a triple chairlift, a double, and two surface lifts, a vertical of 1,100 feet, and 98 percent snowmaking.