Our Picks For This Weekend, March 17-19

Conditions are prime-now is the time to get out there. This weekend, celebrate St. Paddy’s Day, challenge yourself with the NE Rando Race at Bromley, watch skiers on Jay’s most difficult terrain at the STE Championships, then charge Sugarbush’s hardest stuff yourself with the Castlerock Extreme Challenge.

17 | St. Paddy’s Day specials: see here. 

18 | NE Rando Race Series, “The Sun,” Peru, Vt. 

Bromley hosts a randonnee race with more than 4,793 vertical feet with a skintrack, bit no bootpack. nerandorace.blogspot.com

18 | SideSurfers Banked Slalom, Warren, Vt. 

Competitors race on a banked slalom for a cash purse. Elements will include table top, berms and rollers. sugarbush.com

18-19 | Ski the East Freeride Tour Championships, Jay, Vt. 

Skiers charge some of Jay Peak’s most difficult terrain in pursuit of the series championship. jaypeakresort.com. 

19 | Castlerock Extreme Challenge, Warren, Vt. 

After having been postponed, the Castletock Extreme Challenge is back with great conditions. Advanced skiers will tackle the terrain on Sugarbush’s renowned Castlerock Peak to find the best skier on the mountain and claim a $1000 cash prize. sugarbush.com