Cannon Mountain

PO Box 19, Franconia , NH (Driving Directions to Cannon Mountain)
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Last Updated: 3/29/2015 11:58 PM

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Cannon Mountain Ski Report, Mountain Conditions and Resort Statistics

  • 15 Beginner
  • 34 Intermediate
  • 23 Advanced

We scored BIG with the people for a second year in a row and here are the accolades from the
October, 2008 issue of SKI Magazine:

#6 in the US for VALUE
#3 in the US for SCENERY

#1 in the East for VALUE
#2 in the East for SCENERY
#2 in the East for ACCESSIBILITY
#3 in ... the East for OVERALL SATISFACTION
#3 in the East for LIFT SERVICE
#5 in the East for TERRAIN / CHALLENGE
#6 in the East for TERRAIN / VARIETY

It's clear that Cannon continues to be the leader in New Hampshire and the EAST for value, so when you choose your destination this winter, pick the ski area that gives you the best overall experience and VALUE in New Hampshire...pick Cannon Mountain!
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Cannon Mountain Amenities

  • Night Skiing Night Skiing
    Night skiing available; an extra charge may apply.
  • Terrain Park Terrain Park
    Ski area offers at least one terrain park.
  • Half Pipe Half Pipe
    Ski area offers a half pipe.
  • Cat Skiing Cat Skiing
    Cat skiing is available at this resort; may entail an add'l cost
  • Snow Making Snow Making
    Ski area offers snow making for additional coverage.
  • Daycare Available Daycare Available
    Guests have access to daycare services; an additional charge may apply.
  • Slopeside Dining Slopeside Dining
    Resort offers at least one restaurant on the slopes; hours may vary.
  • Slopeside Lodging Slopeside Lodging
    This resort has slopeside lodging available; it may or may not be ski in/ski out.
  • Tubing Tubing
    This resort offers tubing activities; additional charges may apply
  • Wi-Fi Access Wi-Fi Access
    This resort is equipped with internet access; additional charges may apply
  • Skiers Only Skiers Only
    This resort does not allow snowboarding.
  • Ropes Course/Aerial Park Ropes Course/Aerial Park
    Resort offers ropes course/aerial park. Additional charges may apply, may only be available in summer.
  • Alpine Slide / Coaster Alpine Slide / Coaster
    Resort has Alpine Slide, Alpine Coast or both. Additional charges may apply, may only be open in summer.
  • Concerts / Festivals Concerts / Festivals
    Frequent host of concerts or festivals.
  • Event Space/Conference Center Event Space/Conference Center
    Resort has event space & conference center available.
  • Former Olympic Site Former Olympic Site
    Resort is a former Olympic site.
  • Gambling Gambling
    Resort has legal gambling services.
  • Golf Course Golf Course
    Resort has a golf course. Additional charges may apply, may only be open in summer.
  • Gondola Rides Gondola Rides
    Resort offers gondola rides.
  • Hiking Hiking
    Resort offers hiking trails and services. Additional charges may apply, may only be available in summer.
  • Ice Skating Ice Skating
    Resort offers ice skating activities.
  • Indoor Waterpark Indoor Waterpark
    Resort offers indoor waterpark.
  • Mountain Biking Mountain Biking
    Resort offers mountain biking. Additional charges may apply, may only be available in summer.
  • Outdoor Waterpark Outdoor Waterpark
    Resort offers outdoor water park. Additional charges may apply, may only be available in summer.
  • Segway Tours Segway Tours
    Resort offers segway tours. Additional charges may apply, may only be available in summer.
  • Snowmobiling Snowmobiling
    Resort offers snowmobiling. Additional charges may apply.
  • Spa Spa
    Resort offers spa services. Additional charges may apply.
  • Zipline Zipline
    Resort offers zipline activities. Additional charges may apply, may only be available in summer.

Cannon Mountain Operations



Lifts Open/Total

5 of 10

Weekday Hours

Mon-Fri: 9a-4p

Trails Open/Total

81 of 72

Weekend Hours

Sat/Sun: 8:30a-4p

Acres Open/Total

282 of 86

Cannon Mountain Snow Report & Ski Conditions

Base Elevation

1,900 ft

24-hr Snowfall


Vertical Drop

2,180 ft

Avg Base Depth


Peak Elevation

4,080 ft

Cannon Mountain Ski Pictures and Photos

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Cannon Mountain Trail Map
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Cannon Mountain Reviews & Tips (5)

Cannon is a big mountain with a big heart. It has a reputation for being windy, cold and for experts. It has some windy and cold days, this is skiing after all. The snow making has been upgraded and the conditions last year were wonderful for all levels.Views are fantastic! Easy access off 93. Near the homey little towns of Franconia and Bethlehem.
Cannon Mountain review written Dec 13 2014 - 05:59 AM
Bethlehem Townie Intermediate Skier
Yesterday @ Cannon was awesome - no lines - blue sky - packed powder - great conditions - the best March NE skiing ever - believe it or not no ice! Keep the Mt cold for a couple of weeks - plan on a few more day trips.
Cannon Mountain review written Mar 19 2014 - 07:09 AM
David Intermediate Skier
Went to cannon during March break. The snow conditions where terrible but the front 5 is epic and the trails there would be awesome if they had good conditions. Short lift lines, no crowd.
Cannon Mountain review written Mar 29 2013 - 05:57 PM
snowboarder 99 Intermediate Snowboarder
I took my family here last week. It's a great mountain because it has something for everyone. My wife and son are great skiiers and they headed off to the top. My daughter and are I are newer and spent the day at the learning hills at the bottom. Perfect to learn to ski on. All in all a really good experience.
Cannon Mountain review written Feb 25 2013 - 09:38 AM
Ryan Beginner Skier
Cannon is state owned and low key, but the mountain offers some of the best terrain in NH. Upper Cannon trail is one of the best serpentine cut trail in the area, in that you can take the big S turns to keep it slow or blast down the inside corners. The front three at the bottom (Zoomer, Paulie's Folly, Avalanche) will give most skiers the thrills they seek. Cannon's weather is legendary. It can be cold and windy and the trails can be icy. There have been many days where it was hard to leave the tram house because the wind pushed you back in. But - Cannon has its own snow belt. It will get twice the storm of nearby Loon Mountain. If there is fresh powder, stay away from Cannon! Because I don't want you stealing my freshies :-)
Cannon Mountain review written Jan 13 2012 - 04:33 AM
NH Skibum Advanced Skier

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