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2016 Box Race Celebrating 80 years!


  • Teams of 2, 3 or 4 contestants join forces to build a cardboard box designed to slide down the slope at NES.
  • Corporate teams must have 4 company employees per box.

  • Your box should reflect this year’s theme is our 80th anniversary.

  • The boxes may only use cardboard, tape, glue, wax and decoration and only the cardboard and wax may touch the snow.

  • Teams are paired up and race down the hill in a round-robin style elimination.

  • Awards are given for fastest box, best decoration and most impressive self-destruction. 


  • Corporate teams are invited to enter for a $75 registration fee.
  • Individual teams may enter for free.
  • Registration begins at 11:00am with first round races at 12:00pm and finals to follow.
  • Spectators are welcome at no charge.  Funds raised from this event will go towards Northeast Slopes’ operating expenses and hill improvements!

Please note: If you plan to ride the rope tows, we recommend you bring inexpensive leather work-gloves.  These are sold at the lodge for $8 in case you forget.  Due to insurance restrictions, Northeast Slopes cannot offer ski or snowboard rentals. 

Snow-tubing and sledding are strictly prohibited!


Want to be a part of our all volunteer crew?  You can help run lifts and assist at special events. No experience necessary.

See our Contact page Or Contact us via Facebook.  For other skiing opportunities in Vermont, check out the Ski Vermont website!


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