Nestled in the beautiful Franconia Notch State Park in New Hampshire, Cannon Mountain is steeped in American history since its opening as a ski resort in the 1930’s. It is remote, idyllic, and perfect for skiers and snowboarders looking to escape from the hustle and bustle. The pristine natural beauty of the State Park provides a peaceful backdrop, not found at many other resorts.
With four mountains to ski and no blackouts, you will find hills for every experience level. And with the highest summit and longest vertical drop in all of New Hampshire, it’s easy to see why Cannon Mountain is the choice for the best winter thrills in New England! There are over 285 acres of skiable terrain. The longest run is 2.3 miles long and there are 11 different lifts to try.
Cannon Mountain has three terrain parks with versatile options. The first is Huckerbrook, this is a small terrain park that is perfect for learning and progression. The second is Parkway which has medium sized jumps and has a flowly narrow style slope. The third is Tossup the flagship park it’s highly recognized for the large size and power build up. The perfect park for skilled skiers and snowboarders.
If you are need of rental equipment get it from one of three great companies. If you’re traveling Route 93 on the way to Cannon Mountain, take Exit 28 and you’ll hit pay dirt on a ski rental shop with the same name. Exit 28 Ski & Snowboard Rentals will hook you up with the latest and greatest ski and snowboard gear to rent. Christy Sports Ski and Snowboard shop is trusted for their great service, knowledgeable staff, and discount prices. They’re also well-known for offering only the top-rated brands of equipment and accessories for all ages, sizes and ability levels. The Great American Ski Renting Company has been serving Lincoln, New Hampshire and the ski areas throughout the state’s famed White Mountains since 1980. True skiers guide you to the perfect equipment for your ski or ride style and abilities, all with knowledgeable, courteous service. Anyone of these companies will get you fitted perfectly to tear up the slopes at Cannon Mountain.
Cannon Mountain also has events going on all season long that are family friendly. Every Saturday until late February is family fun night, located at the Peabody Base Area from 4:30pm – 6:30pm. Check the events calendar on Cannon’s website for many more great times on the mountain.