Where to Play Pond Hockey in the Mountains (Avenue Magazine)

Ask any player, from the young kid who’s just learning how to skate, to NHL veterans, and they’ll tell you there’s nothing quite like pond hockey.

There’s a reason the NHL stages a number of outdoor games each year — many of the pros grew up playing shinny on an outdoor patch of ice and it remains a key part of the hockey experience. Add amazing mountain scenery to your outdoor game and you’ve truly scored an epic winter day. Here are some hockey “ponds” in the mountains to shoot for this winter.

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