Left Hand Brewing Brings the Mountain to the People

Left Hand Brewing Brings the Mountain to the People

Hops + Handrails features Beer Fest & Board Competition

LONGMONT, CO • February 02 2017 – Left Hand Brewing Foundation is bringing the mountain to the people!
In its fifth year, Hops+Handrails features the best of Colorado, pairing a 70+ craft brewery festival alongside a 40' high ski & snowboard ramp & rail jam competition! Returning on March 11th to Longmont, Colorado, the unique hybrid event gives attendees a taste of what Colorado does best – craft beer and winter sports.

Doors open at 11am at Roosevelt Park, with riders starting their runs and the beer fest fully underway by noon! Guests can sample a wide variety of the nation's finest craft beer from over sixty breweries. A $40 sampling pass provides attendees unlimited tasting during the session. The rail jam will feature a four story ramp loaded with trick rails including a keg wall! The competition will be fully underway by 12:45pm, with Colorado's best riders competing in the Open and Women's categories. Live music will be on site featuring the Chris Robinson Brotherhood (formerly of the Black Crowes) and Grant Farm. The rail jam awards ceremony including cash prizes at 4pm.

Hops + Handrails welcomes all ages. Want to get your little one on a board? Check out the Riglet Park, presented by Burton Snowboards & Satellite Board Shop, with junior boards and instructors on site. Local fare will also be available from Abo's Pizza, Georgia Boys BBQ, Hefe's Tacos and Sisters Dumplings.

Tickets to the Beer Fest & Rail Jam are available online and day of. Event proceeds will benefit the Left Hand Brewing Foundation, SOS Outreach, and Chill Foundation. To date, Hops + Handrails has raised over $100,000 for the community!

"Craft beer and snowboarding is a match made in Colorado heaven! It's a stellar event and brings together two outstanding Colorado industries." comments Josh Goldberg, Event Manager.

Rider Prizes:

Open: 1 st – $1500, 2 nd – $500, 3 rd -$250

Women's: $1500, 2 nd – $500, 3 rd – $250

Juniors – Burton Gear

Rider Registration: Hops + Handrails 2017 Rider Registration