Surface Conditions

Machine Groomed

Trails Open


Average Base Depth


Recent Snowfall
(Last 24 hours)


Lifts Open


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First Timer's Guide

Getting Here


Portsmouth, NH

Spaulding Turnpike (NH16) Rt. 16 North to North Conway. Right at light onto Kearsarge Road.

Manchester, NH

93N to exit 23 then Rt. 104 East to Rt. 25E to Rt. 16 North to North Conway. Right at light onto Kearsarge Road.

Portland, ME

Rt. 302W to Rt. 16 to North Conway. Right at light onto Kearsarge Road.


684N to 84E to Mass Pike East to 495N to 95N to Spaulding Turnpike to Rt. 16 North to North Conway. Right at light onto Kearsarge Road.

Providence, RI

95N to Spaulding Turnpike to Rt. 16 North to North Conway. Right at light onto Kearsarge Road.

Canada and northern Vermont

91S to Rt. 302W (Bethlehem, NH exit) to North Conway. Left at light onto Kearsarge Road.

Getting Around the Resort

Resort Map

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I wear?

Winter often provides us with variable weather conditions, sometimes within the same day, or even within several hours. Proper outdoor winter attire is recommended. It is best to dress in layers, allowing you to add or remove as conditions and temperatues change. Begin with a base layer, preferably a moisture wicking synthetic material (stay away from cotton if possible as it tends to hold moisture that will eventually make you feel cold). Follow the base layer with a light wool sweater, fleece or turtleneck. A single pair of medium weight wool or synthetic socks is desirable. Helmets are recommended, but if you choose not to wear one, a winter hat will help keep you warm. You should also bring goggles or sun glasses, waterproof gloves or mittens, a neck gator, sunscreen and lip balm. Your outer layer should consist of a warm waterproof or water repellent winter jacket, and ski or snowboard pants. Sport Thoma Retail located in the base area offers all of the accessories and necessities you may need to keep you comfortable on the slopes.

What should my children wear?

Dress your children for the outdoors, following the same guidelines outlined above.

What time should I get here?

If you’re taking lessons, you should plan to arrive at least 60 minutes ahead of time. Getting fitted for rentals takes a little time, and there will most likely be other people doing the same thing.

Should I take a lesson? What is the Discover Zone?

Learning something new can be fun and exciting as well as challenging. Let our highly knowledgeable and experienced staff assist you through the learning process, to make sure you are successful, and have a good time along the way. Our new “Terrain Based Learning” terrain enhances the learning process making your new endeavor fun and rewarding. Reservations are not required, but are highly recommended. Visit here for an overview of a first time lesson.

You can also consider visiting our new Discover Zone. The Discover Zone is a self-guided learning progression area for anyone just starting to ski or ride. You can go at your own pace & there are special guides along the way to offer advice and tips on technique. It's free with any lift ticket or season pass!

What about Children's lessons?

Cranmore’s KidsRule Mountain Camps have been recognized as the Best in New Hampshire by New Hampshire Magazine, and Number 2 in the East by Ski Magazine. 

Information on KidsRule Mountain Camps for the 2020/2021 ski season, coming soon!

For tips on your little one's experience on a chairlift, visit here for an FAQ from the National Ski Areas Association.

Where is the Arlberg Children's Center?

As you approach the resort on Skimobile Road, turn left on Old Bartlett Road then take your third right onto North Chair Road. Look for directional signage pointing you to the Center. All services related to your child's camp will take place in this one building – tickets, rentals, etc. Other family members may also purchase tickets or redeem online purchases there as well for convenience. Please note that the area in front of the Center is for drop off only – no long term parking. Note that the Arlberg Children's Center is used exclusively for children's programs  for safety and security reasons - it is not a base lodge for public use.

Please arrive at least 1 hour before your camp starts if you need to get fitted for equipment. Or better yet, arrive the evening before to pick up tickets and get your children fitted for rental equipment.  If you already have equipment please arrive 15 minutes prior.

The Arlberg Center has extended hours for your convenience:

Mid-Week (Sunday-Thursday) 9am-4pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 8am - 5pm
Vacation Periods - 8am - 7pm

I am an adult first timer... what should I expect?

First off, hats off to your new venture in snow sports!  For more information on what you can expect during your lesson, click here for the First Time Adult Overview.  

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