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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.  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 or day ticket.  Skinning day passes can be purchased for $20 at the ticket office during business hours and an Uphill Season Pass is available for $179 online here, or at the ticket office during operating hours. 

$20 from each season 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.