Back in Blue II at Ober Gatlinburg

Ober Gatlinburg is one of the most popular attractions in the area, and with winter approaching, some of its most exciting events are right around the corner. Ober Gatlinburg offers skiing, snowboarding and ice skating during the winter, and with the offering of these winter sports come some great special events. Whether you’re a board junkie or a ski fanatic, you will definitely love this next one.

skiingOn December 8, to kick off the ski and snowboard season and to celebrate the start of winter, Ober Gatlinburg is hosting the Back in Blue: 2 Rail Jam and Movie Premiere. Both the jam and the premiere are free, so Ober invites everyone to come, enjoy, and pack the place out. There will be categories for all ages and abilities, as well as plenty of room for spectators, so bring your friends and family and show off all your best moves. Tons of prizes will be given away, and once the rail jam is over, everyone will head up to Ober Gatlinburg’s Restaurant to watch a ski and snowboard movie. The night’s awards will also be presented at this time.

Practice will begin at 5 pm, and the rail jam will begin promptly at 6 pm. The event will be in the best trick jam format, and prizes will be awarded for best tricks. But don’t worry if you don’t place first–there will still be tons of other prizes and swag given away throughout the night from some of the awesome sponsors such as:

  • Dakine
  • Skullcandy
  • Dragon
  • K2
  • Bern
  • Nixon
  • Nixon
  • Airblaster
  • Nordica
  • Never Summer
  • The Board Room
  • Plutos
  • Alpine Ski Center
  • If you love feeling the fresh powder of the slopes, or just love to admire from your warm seat in the lodge, this is an event you won’t want to miss. Visit for more information, or to download a participation waiver.

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