Best Cranmore Mountain Resort Snowboarding

The 12th most popular snowboarding destination in New Hampshire.

  New Hampshire, US


  September 4, 2019

East Of North Conway, the Cranmore Mountain Resort has 54 runs spread across 200 acres served by 9 lifts providing access to 1,200 feet of vertical descent. Snowboarders at Cranmore Mountain Resort appreciate its 100% snowmaking capability. The Express Quad chair runs from the base to summit in 4.5 minutes. The best Cranmore snowboarding can be found during the months of January and February.

The Cranmore Mountain Resort is known for it's expanded terrain, which includes the following runs. Oompah Flats unofficially opened last winter as The North-South Trail, a blue connector trail between Artist Falls and the South Slope. Roundabout - Take the Snow Train trail to Roundabout, a short but relatively steep blue trail accessed off the South Chair. Tommy's Trail is a blue trail running from the bottom of the East Slope parallel to Gibson, taking skiers to Beginner's Luck. Gibson Chutes is a natural skiing area has multiple entrances off of the Gibson Trail. Features three relatively-narrow trails that dovetail down to Tommys Trail.

The freestyle snowboarders in your crew will enjoy the three terrain parks at Cranmore Mountain ski area. The main park is the 17 acre Darkside Terrain Park, which is served by two lifts. In addition, there is the Otherside Park and the Mini Park that caters to beginners.

In honor of the Hannes Schneider, who was the famous founder of the Arlberg ski school in Austria, there is a rustic summit hut worth stopping at call the Meister Hut.

Except for Saturdays, there's not much apres ski action at the base. The best bet for apres ski is to head into North Conway and check out the Muddy Moose or Delaneys.

To reach the snowboarding at Cranmore Mountain Resort from North Conway, head north on SR16. At Burger King, take a right at the lights. Turn left at Wal-Mart onto North-South Road ; follow for approximately 2 miles; Turn right on Kearsarge Street , then right at the Cranmore sign onto Skimobile Road .

Overall, Cranmore Mountain Resort is the 12th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 19 snowboarding resorts in New Hampshire.

Local Contacts:  Cranmore Mountain Ski Resort (603) 356-5544; NH Tourism (800) 88SKI-NH.

Best Season:  Jan. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Cranmore Inn B And B

Luxury Loding:  Kearsarge Inn, North Conway; Eastern Slope Inn, North Conway

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GPS:  44.056351, -71.110747

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  9/4/2019

ID:  21209

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