X22 Snowboarding, who are the makers of the X22 Stomp Pads, are highlighting the top snowboarding destinations in the world. Newry, Maine is home to Sunday River, a ski and snowboard resort located near the New Hampshire border. This resort, which opened in 1959, boasts the second longest vertical drop in Maine(2,340ft.). Sunday River has a summit elevation of 3,140ft. and receives an average of 167 inches of snowfall annually.
There are fifteen lifts which feed 135 runs. There is a good balance of easy, intermediate, and advanced terrain. There are six terrain parks, including the 15-acre T72 Super Park. Sunday River also lays claim to having the biggest halfpipe in the eastern United States, measuring out at 600 feet long with 18-foot high walls.
Reliable snowpack is one of the hallmarks of Sunday River, helped in large part by a state-of-the-art snowmaking system, which includes 1,900 snowguns, 72 miles of pipe, 30 miles of hose, and 2,200 hydrant stations. This infrastructure allows Sunday River to produce a massive amount of snow. This resort is also renowned for its excellent freeriding terrain, and offers night boarding as well. This is one of the best snowboarding resorts in the United States.
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