Cannon Mountain

Closed
Cannon mountain
Heather Burke
SnowPak Local Insider
Heather Burke

Overall

4.2

Cannon is a legend in Eastern skiing, home of the first aerial tram in North America, and the biggest vertical in New Hampshire. Cannon Mountain is 4,180 ft, the highest skiing peak in the state, offering dramatic views of the White Mountains - in fact, Cannon is located within Franconia Notch State Park and White Mountain National Forest. Cannon offers 10 lifts servicing 265 ac of beautiful skiing from bold summit trails served by the 80 passenger Tram and the Cannonball Express quad, to a lower mountain of intermediate and beginner terrain reached by the Peabody Express and the Tuckerbrook quad servicing Cannon's family learn to ski area.

17/18 Historical Snowfall

Cannon Mountain vs
Cannon MountainAttitash
beginner15 %26 %
intermediate52 %46 %
advanced33 %28 %
expert--
total runs95 68
ski area282ac 311ac
summit elevation4,079ft 2,350ft
total lifts11 10
child lift ticketFree Free
adult lift ticket$77 $85
uncrowded
snow
back country
value for money
average total snowfall91″ 52″

Cannon Mountain Reviews

Good

3.7 / 5

based on 5 reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

How well the resort caters for intermediate skiers / boarders?

Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination

Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

Facilities

How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness
Have your say on Cannon Mountain
Average!

3.3 / 5

May 02, 2018
Erik F. Erik F.
expert skier
Gnarly , cold, funky lifts, sketchy grooming, breathtaking views all at up to super fun but not fir the sushi skiers who feel more at home at Loon down the road. If you’re in it fir the sport and not the peripherals, you’ll love it.... More
Good!

3.6 / 5

May 01, 2018
Matthew K. Matthew K.
advanced skier
Cannon is a tough mountain. The weather gets really crappy there. It is cold and windy and can get icy and foggy. I got a concussion there and was lying passed out in the snow for long enough to get frost bite before a shoemaker found me, to give you an idea of how crowded it gets. The crowd is pretty down to earth too. Easy to get to.... More
Average!

3.4 / 5

Nov 24, 2017
DJDaniel J.
expert snowboarder
Looking to challenge yourself in New Hampshire? Cannon is definitely a mountain that could provide. It has some steeps and technical terrain for the more advanced rider and also has plenty of more mellow terrain. Super friendly and helpful staff that will help make your experience. ... More
Fabulous!

4.2 / 5

Nov 07, 2017
PLPaul L.
advanced skier
Cannon Mountain is quintessential New England skiing at its best with many narrow, winding trails, and lots of glades and off-piste terrain to explore. It's my favorite place to go on a powder day. The Tuckerbrook area is a great area for beginners, where they actually taught my eight year old to ski in the trees on a nice powder day....in the... More
Very Good!

4 / 5

Oct 11, 2017
LSLuke S.
Grew up skiing and riding here. Some of the best terrain in the northeast. When they get heavy snow, it's an awesome place to be. The front 5 are awesome and the recent addition of mittersill is great. One of my favorites.
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