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Axe Throwing

Adult Axe Throwing

Adult Axe Throwing takes place daily at 10:00 am.

Part of Our History

Amongst the variety of activities offered at the Mountain View Grand, axe throwing is one of the most popular. The Dodge family, the founders of the resort, had owned a lumber mill and were heavily involved in the logging enterprise, which was a large part of Whitefield’s industry in the 1830’s. Axe throwing helps guests stay connected with that part of the Mountain View Grand’s history, while providing a unique and thrilling experience.

Learn to Throw a Double-bladed Axe Yourself!

Join our fun and friendly axe throwing competition! This daily resort activity starts at 10:00 a.m. at the Axe Throwing arena. You'll be taught how to throw our double-bladed competition style throwing axe at a designated target 20 feet away. Contestants will receive 3 practice throws and 3 competition throws. Our first, second, and third place winners will earn a prestigious hand-made medal. In order to participate in Axe Throwing, please meet at the Activities Center between 9:00-10:00 a.m. to fill out a liability form. Competitors must be 15 or older. Proper footwear is required, sandals are not allowed. The competition begins at 10:00 a.m., in any weather (except lightning). Guests arriving after 10:00 am are welcome to watch, but may not be able to participate.

Daily Activities Calendar

Axe Throwing Champions

Daily axe throwing champions for the past month are immortalized in the gallery below.Winners of the axe throwing competition are immortalized in the gallery below.