Scenic Chairlift Rides

Loon Mt Sunset Gondola

The views from the top of a mountain are nothing but spectacular in New Hampshire and NH ski areas offer a great way to get to the summit without the work. Just get on a chairlift, gondola, or tram and enjoy the beauty of the mountains on your ride up without breaking a sweat.

Scenic Gondola Rides

Enjoy a scenic ride on the Bretton Woods Skyway Gondola for breathtaking views of Mt. Washington and Presidential Range. The 12-minute ride up takes you to our new Rosebrook Lodge and on-mountain dining at the Switchback Grille, Crystal Hills or Peaks Café.


Open weekends only: May 27-29, June 3-11, October 14-15, October 21-22
Open Daily: June 17 - October 9
Hours of operation: 10am - 4pm, rain or shine



Ages 13 & Up: $28
Ages 5 -12: $19
Under 4: Free with accompanying paying adult.
Over 80: Free
Family Rate: $85 (2 adults / 2 children)

Resort Guests
Ages 13 & Up: $22
Ages 5 -12: $17
Under 4: Free with accompanying paying adult.
Over 80: Free
Family Rate: $70 (2 adults / 2 children)

One Way - Up OR Down
All Guests: $19

Reserve your Gondola Ride HERE

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    Located at the summit, the historic Meister Hut restaurant is the perfect spot to kick back and relax. The Meister Hut offers a lunch menu, grab and go snacks and, and local craft beer. Riders can also pack a bagged lunch for a mountaintop picnic!

    After exploring the peak, board the Skimobile Express Quad for a scenic chairlift ride back to the base area.

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    Scenic Lift Ride

    Enjoy a leisurely 15-minute ride to the summit where you will disembark to take in the beautiful views of Lake Winnipesaukee, Mount Washington, the Belknap, Ossipee, Squam and Presidential mountain ranges. 

    Explore our hiking trails from the top of the mountain or bring a picnic lunch! The chairlift will be ready to take you back to the base area to continue your adventures.

    We also offer One-Way Scenic Lift Ride tickets for those who would prefer to hike up and ride down or ride up and hike down! Simply stop by the Gunstock ticket office before you set out!

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    Purchase lift tickets directly at the base of the chairlift!

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