The end of the year, the month of December has finally arrived when we look back and think of all the achievements and failures that we had throughout the year. It’s about time to start over with a New Year approaching. Sales are at their peak this time of the year with black Friday, Thanksgiving and Christmas lined up we have discounts everywhere. The roads start lighting up with the merry feel of Christmas. It’s a fun time one can have a family trip to create some memories. Enjoy the holiday that one has been waiting all along the year than on the snow riding some snowboards and taking a walk around in woods with snow shoes.
There is a ski area located in North Conway, New Hampshire, United States named Cranmore Mountain Resort which operates all round the year, and is mostly known as Cranmore Mountain Adventure Park in summers. The Cranmore Mountain Resort has been in operation for more than six decades entertaining guests since then. It was here that Hannes Schneider, the celebrated Austrian ski meister and father of modern skiing first opened his ski school and introduced skiing to the New York and Boston masses causing a traditional snow sport.
Cranmore Mountain Resort pride itself of a 2000 ft. summit with a base of 600 ft. and, a deadly vertical drop of 1200 ft. There are over 57 skiing and snowboarding trails for skiers of every level serviced by seven lifts. There are 200 acres of skiable terrain with snowmaking covering up about 192 acres just in case there is low snowfall. The resort is open for about 107 days annually starting from December. The resort has four terrain parks with 57 trails suiting all abilities. The average snowfall at the resort is about 15 inches. The place attracts visitors all throughout the year in large numbers, thanks to its ideal location that keeps it readily connected with the all the neighboring towns and cities.
Vertical Drop: 1200 feet
Skiing at Cranmore Mountain has attracted guests for more than half a century. There is a total of 57 trails of which 28% are beginner trails, 44% are intermediate trails, and 28% are advanced trails. The longest run of the mountain is about 1 mile long. If you lack the equipment or forget them, then they have latest rentals according to your requirements. Lessons are also provided who need a good learning experience. The lessons are charged according to the plan you select. There are many courses that one can opt in the lessons provided by the resort according to their requirements.
Snow tubing is the best alternative to skiing which anyone of any age can enjoy. All participants must sign a liability release, as for children parents must sign the liability release and qualify for snow tubing children must be of minimum age 6 and be 42 inches tall to able to ride. The resort has a Tubing Park which is ten lanes wide and served by a magic-carpet style surface lift for participants to ride up the hill and a handle-tow lift. Tubing Park is situated right at the base of Cranmore Mountain, between the main base lodge and Cranmore Fitness, the tickets for which are available at the Artist Falls Lodge.
The Cranmore Mountain Resort has 4 Terrain Parks. The Matinee Terrain Park on Lower Beginner’s Luck being the first Terrain Park of the resort. The Double Feature Terrain Park is now located on the North Slope. The NASTAR course is swapped from the North Slope and will now be conducted on the Alley. There are many adventures on the Terrain Parks such as Flat Box, Flat up the Flat rail, urban Single Barrel Down and much more offers for the guests.
The Mountain offers many training programs depending on the rider’s requirements and age groups. There are adult racing centers to get pro tips; adult race league is where you can make up your own team with friends and compete. The Cranmore Mountain Resort has had a long heritage of ski racing for more than 75 years starting with the Gibson Cup races. Located on the Alley Trail, now NASTAR racing provides skiers and riders of all ages and skiing levels with a fun and laid-back experience on the race course, to let the participants have fun which has a rate of $2 per run and $7 for a full day. You can avail these programs and have a great time at the Cranmore Mountain Resort.
The Cranmore Rental Shop is located on the 10th Mountain Pavilion right behind Zip’s Pub; the new rental fleet is full of inventory from Rossignol which uses Rossi’s Rocker technology to help skiers with the turns, bringing today’s technology to the Mountain and to your convenience. Ski or Snowboard Rentals for one-day adult aged 19 and above costs $40, one day for a teen aged 13 to 18 costs $40 and one day for a child aged 6 to 12 costs $30. Helmets cost only $10 per person.
The tuning and repair shop at the resort has the following prices: machine edge & wax for snowboards cost $35, machine edge & wax for skis cost $25, stone grinding of skis cost $20, and Boot Repair costs $7.
The Cranmore Mountain Resort has 200 acres of skiable terrain serviced by seven lifts of which 1 is high-speed quad,1 is quad chair, 2 are double chairs,1 is triple chair and one surface lift, and a triple chairs lift. The ticket rates depend on the number of days of visit and the age group.
For one day the ticket cost for an adult is $72, for a teen is $59, for a child is $45 and for senior is $50. After 2 day tickets cost for an adult is $72, for a teen is $59, for a child is $45 and for senior is $50. 4 Hour Lift tickets cost for an adult is $66, for a teen is $53, for a child is $41 and for senior is $44. Two-day lift tickets cost for an adult is $123, for a teen is $103, for a child is $79 and for senior are $89. Add a day lift tickets cost for an adult is $59, for a teen is $50, for a child is $40 and for senior are $44. So, the ticket costs are comparatively cheaper as compared to some of the other resorts in the region, making it a good place to visit.
The Cranmore Mountain Resort has a very family friendly nature and is well garnered in New Hampshire as an extraordinary ski area with wide range of activities offered in terrain parks. The whole terrain is well groomed and well suited for its riders. The resort has attracted many guests who wish to get away from their busy city lives. The terrain is great for both advanced and intermediate skiers with more than 50% of the trails suiting their level.
The longest run is only one mile long which takes only about 4 minutes to slide down, which is not much fun. The place comes at a reasonable cost along with the tickets stay and food. The resort leaves every skier of every level with a good experience to remember. The hospitality here is impeccable with a great place to spend some family time. Snow tubing offers a great experience here t the Mountain and is ranked one of the best in New Hampshire. The resort has a very understanding and helping staff with over half a century of experience in entertaining guests and taking care of grievances.
So, with so much on offer and at a fairly reasonable pricing system, you cannot afford to miss out on visiting this place. Go ahead, plan your visit, book your tickets and head out straight for the Cranmore Mountain with your family and friends. You won’t regret it, we promise!
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