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Mountain Meisters

Celebrating its 52nd season, Cranmore Mountain Meister’s is one of the longest-running Community Race Leagues in the United States!  

 

Team Registration      Individual Registration

Register online, here!

 

About Meisters

Cranmore Mountain Resort hosts 30+ teams with approximately 350 racers on 10 Wednesdays throughout the season; and even though it is a race league, the true focus of the program is to have fun with your friends, family and coworkers.  Being a Meister, is part of being a local.

Being a Mountain Meister gives you an excuse to ski or ride every Wednesday that Cranmore is open, except during holiday and vacation weeks (Christmas Vacation and President's Week).  You also receive tickets to attend two Meister Clinics of your choosing. 

Our Meister Clinics are what makes Mountain Meister’s different from all the other leagues out there.  Meister Clinics are offered throughout the season with additional “Early Season Clinics” in December to get your season started on the right foot, and to make you more comfortable on the mountain.

To paraphrase Herbert Schneider: “If you live in the Mt. Washington Valley, skiing is part of your heritage. It is only right that everyone should have a chance to ski regardless of their financial situation. As a ski community, it is a sound investment in our future.”  The Mountain Meister’s Program, provides that opportunity for affordable skiing, riding, and coaching to the residents of the greater Mount Washington Valley area.

 

Mountain Meister Need to Knows for 2022/2023

  • With construction on the new Fairbank Lodge well underway, the base area will look a little different this season.  Click here to learn about our winter operating plan 
  • The first week of Meisters will be Wednesday, January 4th
  • Meisters will be able to use their pass on all Wednesdays except during holiday weeks during the season.
  • All racers must have pass on Race Day to access lifts.
  • There are 13 racers per team- please know the name of your team if you are on a team, and ensure that your team captain has submitted your team roster. If you do not have a team, let us know and we will put you on a team. Add 2 rookies and your size increases to 15 racers!  
  • ONLY 8 SCORES per team are counted each week. 
  • Meister Racing takes place on the Meister course located on The Alley Trail, a wide, intermediate trail with a consistent & gradual slope, perfect for entry-level racing.  Each racer will take 2 runs, 1 run on each course. This trail is accessible from the summit lifts and South Quad. 
  • The racecourse will be open from 9:00am – 5:30pm each Race Day Wednesday.
  • Pay2Play and take a 3rd run for a local charity. 

 

Mountain Meister Registration:

Mountain Meister Wednesday:  $169, includes Meister Race Day, weekly raffle drawings, 2 Meister Clinics w/lift access, and pre-season clinics prior to Christmas.  

Register online, here.

Registration is now open.     CLOSED 12/24/22 – 1/2/23   REOPEN 1/3/23 – 1/4/23

All Meisters may register online or stop by the Ticket Office to purchase their pass this season. Pass will be available for pick-up at the Ticket Office.  

On-line Purchase Process

  1. Go to www.cranmore.com. Click on the BUY ONLINE button at the top right of the page.  Click to page 2 of the Season Pass tab in the online store.  
  2. Complete Registration form and Release of Liability.
  3. We will preprint your pass and have it ready for you on pick up.

In Person  

  1. Come by and Complete Registration and Release of Liability and pick up pass

Meister Wednesdays – Race days: 1/4, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15    EXCLUDES 2/22 (PRESIDENT'S Week)

 

Clinics          

Racers participating in a clinic this season MUST check in at the ticket office prior to clinic start.

Preseason Clinics: Tuesday, December 13 and December 20, 10am - 12pm.  These Pre Season Clinics are a Welcome Back and do not count towards you regular season 2 complimentary lift access clinics.  

  • Meister Wednesday Pass includes 2 clinics w/lift access ticket
  • Weekly In-Season Clinics: 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14
  •  Vacation Week 2/21 NO clinic

 

Pay2Play  

Racers can Pay2Play a 3rd run for a $5 donation at the start shack.  Money collected for Pay2Play will support a local charity. Thanks to the generosity and community support, Meister's has raised over $5,000.00 with Pay2Play donations to local charities.

2022/23 non-profits include: Project Graduation, Starting Point, End 68 Hours of Hunger, Vaughan Community Services, Jen's Friends Cancer Foundation.

Pay to Play is limited to one per racer per day.  

 

2022/23 Schedule

  Pay2 Play Live Music
January 4 Week 1 and Season Kick Off  Project Graduation 3:30pm - 6:30pm Mitch Alden
January 11 Week 2 Project Graduation 3:30pm - 6:30pm Greg Walsch
January 18 Week 3 Starting Point  3:30pm - 6:30pm Arthur James
January 25 Week 4 Starting Point 3:30pm - 6:30pm Mitch Alden
February 1 Week 5 End 68 Hours of Hunger 3:30pm - 6:30pm Radical Edward
February 8 Week 6 End 68 Hours of Hunger 3:30pm - 6:30pm Ryan St. Onge
February 15 Week 7 - Mid Season Party & Mug Hunt! Vaughan Community Services 3:30pm - 6:30pm Greg Walsch
February 22 PRESIDENT'S WEEK - NO RACE
March 1 Week 8 JESSE LYMAN DOWNHILL  3:30pm - 6:30pm The Deviance
March 8 Week 9 Vaughan Community Services 3:30pm - 6:30pm Mitch Alden
March 15 Week 10 - Mug Hunt! Jen's Friends Cancer Foundation 3:30pm - 6:30pm Dan Parkhurst

End of Season Awards - March 22 - 4pm - 7pm, Zip's Pub

Live music from Reklis, raffles, awards, and appetizers. 

 

For more information or to file a protest, contact: 

[email protected]

***Follow our Facebook Page for early season clinic listings, weekly course reports, race updates and coaching tips:  www.facebook.com/mountainmeisters

Thank you to our 21/22 sponsors:
 

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