Jan. 8 was not a good day at Pats Peak.
Oh, the weather happened to be just fine. In fact, the 4-6 inches of snow that had fallen the night before in the area surrounding Henniker, N.H., made it such a nice day for skiing and riding that more than the normal weekend crowd probably should have been expected at the ski area.
But what Pats Peak received instead was more than it could possibly handle.
“It seemed like everybody came out that day,” Pats Peak general manager Kris Blombeck said. “We didn’t look so good.