MOST QUESTIONS CAN BE ANSWERED ON OUR HANDOUT "Prices and Procedures". Many answers are also found below.

Q: What COVID protocols are being followed for the bus?

A: We will follow current school(or federal) protocols for infectious diseases.
At this time, no social distancing or masking is required.

Q: What COVID protocols are being followed at Pat's Peak?
A: This will be subject to change based on protocols set by the State
of New Hampshire for ski areas along with Pat's Peak internal policies.
For more details, visit Pat's Peak Health & Safety page.

Q: Where do I drop skis off on Fridays?
A: Skis are dropped off at door 5 (room 320 - Mr. Rugoletti's room)
on Friday mornings between 6:30 and 7:20 a.m.
Please contact Mr. Rugoletti if this is a problem so alternate arrangements can be made.
If skis are brought in later on Friday, please leave them with the front office.

Q: Do I need a check every week?
A: If you paid the entire program - no.
If you paid for the only the bus, you'll need to send a check or cash weekly to cover lift ticket/rental costs. Prices

Q: Can I pay in cash?
A: Yes, of course, the deposit and bus fee may be paid in cash.
If you choose to pay weekly skiing costs in cash, please include a short permission note with the money.   If paying by check, your signature on the check is indication that you are granting permission for the trip. You can check here for information about our prices.

Q: How can I reach you in an emergency?
A: Go to our emergency page.
     You can also print out the information with our Emergency Contact Printout

Q: Who's in the group? Am I registered?
A: You can check to see if you or your friends are registered on our Members page.

Q: Where do we go skiing/riding?
A: We ski at Pat's Peak ski area in Henniker, NH.
In the past, we have also gone to Gunstock ski area

Q: Where do we go and what do we do on Friday afternoon?
A: Go to room 320, drop your school "stuff," get your gear,
change, and head for the cafeteria.
The bus will begin loading around 2:45, and we hope to leave at 3:00.

Q: What do I need to bring on Friday nights?
A: You should bring only what you need to ski/ride and be comfortable.
Your schoolbooks/backpacks MAY be left in room 320.
We will have access to the room when we return.
You WILL NOT have access to your school locker

Q: When do we get back on Friday nights - when should our parents pick us up?
I've heard its late...

A: On nights we go to Pat's Peak, we return to TRHS beteen 11:15 and at 11:30 p.m.
Parents - please be on time. We can't leave until the last student is safely away.

Q: Do we ski alone?
A: Once you get your lift ticket, you are on your own until its time to board the bus for home.   HOWEVER, we want you to ski with a buddy at all times, and remember - school and ski patrol rules apply!   Students can reach chaperones via radio through ski patrol at any time.

Q: What do we do with valuable stuff like iPods?
A: Only bring what you need into the lodge.   Leave everything else either on the bus or in room 320.   The bus and classroom will be locked and secure.

Q: What should I wear?
A: HELMETS ARE MANDATORY.   Beyond that, wear whatever keeps you comfortable.

Q: Should I bring money?
A: That is up to you.   If you wish to buy food, prices are standard for ski areas - that is to say, a bit expensive.   I'd expect to pay $10 for a burger, fries, and drink.   You can also bring in food, and many of us do.   That said, be it known that few things are as special as a Pats Peak Cookie!

Q: What's a great ski song?
A: The Chad Mitchell Trio recorded this little gem called "Super Skier." years ago!