3. Loon Mountain, NH

Chris Carr hears the call of the Loon and answers it with a frontside 5. PHOTO: MIke Azevedo

Chris Carr hears the call of the Loon and answers it with a frontside 5. PHOTO: MIke Azevedo

For 2012, Loon unleashed the chainsaws, adding another park trail alongside its main park, which is still be chock full of signature features like the wall ride and Hubba setup, all of which are meticulously maintained daily. “My staff has a lot of pride,” says Terrain Park Director Brian Norton. “Everyone eats, sleeps, and breathes snowboarding.”

Loon Mountain