November 16, 2018

It’s Snowvember" in New Hampshire"

Conway, N.H. (November 16, 2018)—Snow has already fallen in many parts of the Granite State and ski areas are getting ready for what forecasters indicate will be a snowy upcoming winter season.

Cranmore is making history with its earliest opening date ever on Saturday, November 17. Loon Mountain opened with the most terrain in New Hampshire. Cross country skiers can also enjoy skiing with trails open at Bretton Woods, Jackson XC, and Great Glen Trails.

The following mountains and resorts have announced their opening dates so skiers and riders can count down the days until they hit the slopes. (These dates are tentative, weather dependent, and subject to change.) Check for opening day updates, as well as information about open trails and lifts, surface conditions, and more.

Loon Mountain Resort: Friday, November, 16

Bretton Woods: Friday, November 16

Cranmore Mountain Resort: Saturday, November 17

Jackson XC: Saturday, November 17

Great Glen Trails XC: Saturday, November 17

Cannon Mountain: Friday, November 23

Waterville Valley Resort: Friday, November 23

Mount Sunapee Resort: Thursday, November 29

Gunstock Mountain Resort: Friday, November 30

Ragged Mountain Resort: Saturday, December 1

Pats Peak: Saturday, December 1

King Pine at Purity Spring Resort: Saturday, December 8

Black Mountain: Saturday, December 8

Dartmouth Skiway: Saturday, December 15

For those looking for discounted lift tickets, season pass information and other deals, visit For information on the 4th & 5th Grade Snowsports Passport, visit

Ski NH is the statewide association representing 32 alpine and cross-country resorts in New Hampshire. For more information on ski areas, vacation planning, and updated winter events at Ski NH resorts, call Ski NH at 603.745.9396 or visit the Ski NH website at For statewide travel info, visit


Shannon Dunfey-Ball, Marketing & Communications Manager
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