Cannonsburg is a ski area located in the state of Michigan in USA. The resort is in the town of Belmont, MI.
We recently ranked all of Michigan's ski resorts, so you can see where Cannonsburg stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Cannonsburg is not a part of any nationwide lift ticket system. Passes such as Epic, IKON, or Mountain Collective allow pass holders to ski at multiple mountians with a single purchase. Unfortunately, none of those passes work with Cannonsburg. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Cannonsburg's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Cannonsburg around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Cannonsburg Terrain Overview
Cannonsburg has a total of 19 ski trails, which are serviced by 10 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Cannonsburg is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 100 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 40 hectares, 0.2 square miles, or 0.4 square kilometers.
Cannonsburg's slopes see on average 100 inches (2.5 meters) of snowfall a year.
Cannonsburg has a summit elevation of 1,100 feet, or 335 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 850 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 250 feet (76 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Cannonsburg has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Cannonsburg Difficulty Level
46.6out of 100
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At Parks & Trips, we've created a proprietary Difficulty Score that attempts to show how difficult a particular ski slope is. We get to this number by combining a number of metrics for each resort and comparing them to its peers. Most of the score is based off the amount of easy-intermediate-expert slopes by acreage and the maximum vertical drop of the overall resort, but also includes a few lesser-used metrics as well.
Our algorithm compares each resort’s metrics with all others in North America, then assigns each a Difficulty Score, which we use to rank them accordingly. Resorts with a lower score are easier to ski than those with a higher one. However, a high score does not mean that the resort does not have any easy slopes, or vice versa. This is just an overall score given to the resort based on all its metrics grouped together.
Skiable Terrain by Difficulty Level
Cannonsburg has 100 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Cannonsburg is a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 20% of its trails as easy. However, it also has a fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 80%.
Beginner trails (identified by a green circle) are the easiest trails on the hill with a gradual 25% or less gradient, and are usually wide to accommodate beginner skiers.
Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.
Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.
Is Cannonsburg good for beginners?
Cannonsburg can be beginner-friendly, depending on the runs you take. While it ranks in the lower half of all North American ski areas in terms of overall difficulty, it still has 80% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Cannonsburg is located in the state of Michigan, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of Belmont, MI.
Belmont, MI 49341 USA
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Getting to Cannonsburg
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Cannonsburg), its coordinates of 43.06000, -85.48000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Belmont, MI to get close.
By Air: If you are coming in from across the country, then you may need to board an airplane to get here.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airport(s) to Cannonsburg.
|Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport||MKE||Milwaukee, WI||122 mi|
|Detroit Metropolitan Airport||DTW||Detroit, MI||123 mi|
|O'Hare International Airport||ORD||Chicago, IL||144 mi|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airport(s) to Cannonsburg.
|Gerald R. Ford International Airport||GRR||Grand Rapids, MI||13 mi|
|Muskegon County Airport||MKG||Muskegon, MI||39 mi|
|Capital City Airport||LAN||Lansing, MI||49 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Cannonsburg, but we didn't list them here due to the fact that no major airlines go through them.
Other Nearby Ski Resorts
Skiers will - especially if coming from far away - try and visit a couple different slopes all in the same trip. Here are the closest other ski slopes within 100 miles of Cannonsburg.
|The Homestead||Glen Arbor, MI||875 ft||32%||24 mi|
|Bittersweet||Grant, MI||850 ft||29%||27 mi|
|Mulligan's Hollow||Grand Haven, MI||1,300 ft||17%||37 mi|
|Apple Mountain||Freeland, MI||620 ft||24%||75 mi|
|Caberfae Peaks||Boon, MI||1,545 ft||37%||87 mi|
|Ski Brule||Boon, MI||1,861 ft||39%||87 mi|
|Snow Snake||Harrison, MI||1,230 ft||29%||87 mi|
|Swiss Valley||Jones, MI||1,200 ft||32%||87 mi|
|Mt. Brighton||Brighton, MI||1,330 ft||36%||92 mi|
Cannonsburg Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||1,100 ft|
|Base Elevation||850 ft|
|Vertical Drop||250 ft|
(20% Beginner, 25% Intermediate, 55% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||100 inches|