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Uphill Travel

Earn your turns this winter!  Cranmore encourages uphill travel, IE. skinning, and want to make sure guests traveling uphill are doing so in a safe manner.  Guests traveling uphill MUST have a valid lift ticket, or season pass.  Uphill access is permitted two hours prior to operating hours and during resort operating hours only.

To purchase a Midweek Uphill Season Pass, click here.  

During operating hours, uphill travel is permitted on all open terrain; two hours prior to opening, travel (ascending and descending) is permitted on Beginner's Luck, Gibson and Easy Street (click here to view trail map).  

  • Uphill travel prior to opening is done solely at the individuals own risk. There are no rescue services available at this time.  
  • Ski patrol has the right to adjust uphill access as conditions and business volumes change.  
  • Dogs with the exception of leashed service dogs, are not allowed on the mountain at any time.  
  • Guests traveling uphill must have a valid season pass, Skinning Uphill Seaon Pass or valid lift ticket.  

$20 from each Midweek Uphill Skinning Season Pass pass sold will go directly to the Granite Backcountry Alliance. Granite Backcountry Alliance is a North Conway-based 501(c)(3) organization formed to promote the sport of backcountry skiing in New Hampshire and Western Maine. 

The Alliance seeks to provide low-impact human-powered backcountry skiing opportunities to the public through the creation, improvement and maintenance of ski glades. It also strives to create a culture of smart, prepared skiers and riders to face the challenges in the backcountry.  

At Cranmore, the Alliance encourages smart uphill travel and being aware of your surroundings to ensure a safe skiing environment. Visit their website here.

Click here to view our complete Uphill Travel Policy.