Cranmore Mountain Ski Resort is a ski area located in the state of New Hampshire in USA. The resort is in the town of North Conway, NH.
We recently ranked all of New Hampshire's ski resorts, so you can see where Cranmore Mountain stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Cranmore Mountain 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 Cranmore Mountain Ski Resort. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Cranmore Mountain's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Cranmore Mountain around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Cranmore Mountain Mountain Resort Terrain Overview
Cranmore Mountain has a total of 54 ski trails, which are serviced by 10 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Cranmore Mountain is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 200 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 81 hectares, 0.3 square miles, or 0.8 square kilometers.
Cranmore Mountain's slopes see on average 120 inches (3.0 meters) of snowfall a year. That is almost 10 feet every year!
Cranmore Mountain Ski Resort Elevation
Cranmore Mountain Ski Resort has a summit elevation of 2,000 feet, or 610 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 500 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 1,500 feet (457 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Cranmore Mountain has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Cranmore Mountain Ski Resort Difficulty Level
40.6out 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
Cranmore Mountain has 200 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Cranmore Mountain is a beginner-friendly ski area, with about 36% of its trails as easy. However, it also has a fair share of more difficult runs - which account for the remaining 64%.
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 Cranmore Mountain Ski Resort good for beginners?
Cranmore Mountain 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 64% of its trails rated at or above intermediate.
Cranmore Mountain Ski Resort Location
Cranmore Mountain Ski Resort is located in the state of New Hampshire, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of North Conway, NH.
North Conway, NH 03860 USA
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Getting to Cranmore Mountain Mountain Resort
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Cranmore Mountain Ski Resort), its coordinates of 44.06000, -71.11000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of North Conway, NH 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 Cranmore Mountain Ski Resort.
|Portland International Jetport||PWM||Portland, ME||49 mi|
|Logan International Airport||BOS||Boston, MA||117 mi|
|Montreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport||YUL||Montréal, QC||162 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 Cranmore Mountain.
|Lebanon Municipal Airport||LEB||Lebanon, NH||67 mi|
|Augusta State Airport||AUG||Augusta, ME||67 mi|
|Portsmouth International at Pease Airport||PSM||Portsmouth, NH||69 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Cranmore Mountain Ski Resort, 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 Cranmore Mountain Ski Resort.
|Attitash||Bartlett, NH||2,350 ft||53%||5 mi|
|Black Mountain||Jackson, NH||2,350 ft||45%||11 mi|
|King Pine Ski Area||Madison, NH||850 ft||17%||13 mi|
|Shawnee Peak||Bridgton, ME||1,700 ft||44%||15 mi|
|Wildcat Mountain||Gorham, NH||4,062 ft||57%||15 mi|
|Loon Mountain||Lincoln, NH||3,050 ft||51%||19 mi|
|Waterville Valley||Waterville Valley, NH||4,004 ft||50%||21 mi|
|Bretton Woods||Bretton Woods, NH||3,100 ft||54%||22 mi|
|Mt. Abram||Greenwood, ME||2,001 ft||40%||29 mi|
|Cannon Mountain||Franconia, NH||4,080 ft||59%||29 mi|
|Sunday River||Bethel, ME||3,140 ft||57%||32 mi|
|Lost Valley||Auburn, ME||495 ft||41%||42 mi|
|Whaleback Mountain||Enfield, NH||1,800 ft||40%||53 mi|
|Burke Mountain||East Burke, VT||3,267 ft||62%||53 mi|
|Ragged Mountain||Andover, NH||2,250 ft||44%||54 mi|
|Titcomb Mountain||Farmington, ME||750 ft||34%||62 mi|
|Dartmouth Skiway||Concord, NH||1,943 ft||41%||63 mi|
|Pats Peak||Henniker, NH||1,400 ft||34%||63 mi|
|Rangeley Lakes Trail Center||Rangeley, ME||0 ft||0%||67 mi|
|Mount Sunapee||Newbury, NH||2,743 ft||45%||69 mi|
|McIntyre Ski Area||Manchester, NH||510 ft||18%||75 mi|
|Gunstock Mountain||Kingston, NH||2,267 ft||50%||79 mi|
|Mad River Glen||Morrisville, VT||3,637 ft||61%||80 mi|
|Saskadena Six||South Pomfret, VT||1,200 ft||38%||80 mi|
|Black Mountain||Rumford, ME||2,150 ft||46%||80 mi|
|New Hermon||Herman, ME||450 ft||32%||83 mi|
|Crotched Mountain||Bennington, NH||2,066 ft||43%||83 mi|
|Sugarbush||Warren, VT||4,083 ft||62%||85 mi|
|Killington||Killington, VT||4,241 ft||70%||87 mi|
|Pico Mountain||Mendon, VT||3,967 ft||57%||89 mi|
|Bolton Valley||Richmond, VT||3,150 ft||42%||90 mi|
|Smuggler's Notch||Jeffersonville, VT||3,640 ft||61%||90 mi|
|Ski Bradford||Haverhill, MA||1,548 ft||31%||90 mi|
|Owl's Head||Mansonville, QC||2,480 ft||48%||91 mi|
|Jay Peak||Jay, VT||3,968 ft||60%||92 mi|
|Okemo Mountain||Ludlow, VT||3,344 ft||54%||92 mi|
|Middlebury Snow Bowl||Hancock, VT||2,720 ft||40%||92 mi|
|Cochran Ski Area||Richmond, VT||950 ft||33%||95 mi|
|Mont Hatley (Montjoye)||Canton de Hatley, QC||1,200 ft||0%||95 mi|
|Camden Snow Bowl||Camden, ME||1,093 ft||39%||98 mi|
|Mont Bellevue||Sherbrooke, QC||1,089 ft||11%||99 mi|
Cranmore Mountain Ski Resort Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||2,000 ft|
|Base Elevation||500 ft|
|Vertical Drop||1,500 ft|
(36% Beginner, 44% Intermediate, 20% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||120 inches|