Press Release Archives
May 17, 2013
February 1, 2013
When spring warms the air each April, eager adventurers pull on river gear and jump on the whitewater rivers of Massachusetts. Long cherished by paddlers for its high water, spring is a great time for everyone to take advantage of the whitewater excitement offered only during this short season. Zoar Outdoor, a whitewater rafting outfitter in western Massachusetts, runs two unique spring rivers that capture the thrill of the season while offering great opportunities to get outdoors and experience adventure.
January 3, 2013
With winter hitting its stride, Berkshire East Ski Resort and the Hawk Mountain Lodge at Zoar Outdoor are teaming up to help skiers afford a getaway. Through the Ski and Stay program, each guest staying at Hawk Mountain Lodge, just ¼ mile from Berkshire East, gets $10 off a lift ticket at the ski resort for each night of their stay. Additionally, winter rates at Hawk Mountain Lodge represent a 20% discount over normal rates.
August 5, 2012
July 2, 2012
May 7, 2012
Zoar Outdoor Adventure Resort is hosting a river cleanup on the Deerfield River on May 19th and 20th. The river cleanup is free and open to the public, and participants save 50% on tickets to the Reel Paddling Film Festival on the evening of the 19th. The river cleanup is part of the Deerfield River Rally, which also includes a paddling workshop and the film festival.
April 20, 2012
Zoar Outdoor is offering adventure deals for Mothers Day and Fathers Day. On Sunday, May 13th, mothers raft or zip free with two paying family members. On Sunday, June 17th, fathers raft or zip free with two paying family members. These promotions can be used for either the zipline canopy tour or for Zoar Gap rafting, two of the most popular adventures at Zoar Outdoor.
March 27, 2012
Zoar Outdoor was one of many businesses affected by the damaging floods from Hurricane Irene last August, but they’ve rebuilt over the winter and are looking forward to the upcoming season with renewed enthusiasm. While the Deerfield River washed away a building and equipment last fall, Zoar Outdoor is planning an event in celebration of the river, recognizing that, except for these rare, destructive events, it is the lifeblood of the community and of their business.
December 19, 2011
For the second year in a row, Zoar Outdoor's "Commuting to Work" Campaign has reached its goal of inspiring employees to commute to work using human-powered means, doubling last year's total to reach 2000 miles.
October 19, 2011
Janet Cowie, Director of Instruction Programs at Zoar Outdoor Adventure Resort in Charlemont, MA, is the recipient of the American Canoe Association’s “Excellence in Instruction” Award for 2011.