With the 2015-2016 ski season upon us – every skier and rider is undoubtedly counting the days until ski areas around the Granite State start spinning their lifts and take down their ropes.
While some areas have already opened terrain, others are blasting snow at feverish paces in anticipation of their own first days. With the continued cooperation of Mother Nature, the following resorts will welcome skiers and riders on the dates listed below (dates are tentative and subject to change).
Bretton Woods: Tuesday, November 24
Loon Mountain Resort: Wednesday, November 25
Cranmore Mountain Resort: Friday, November 27
Mount Sunapee Resort: Friday, November 27
Waterville Valley Resort: Friday, November 27
Cannon Mountain: Friday, December 4
Gunstock Mountain Resort: Friday, December 4
Pats Peak: Saturday, December 5
Ragged Mountain Resort: Saturday, December 5
King Pine at Purity Spring Resort: Friday, December 11
Granite Gorge: Friday, December 18
McIntyre Ski Area: Friday, December 18
Dartmouth Skiway: Saturday, December 19
Abenaki Ski Area: Saturday, December 26
Whaleback Mountain: Saturday, December 26
Need opening day tickets? Ski NH’s discounted lift tickets for each of its member ski areas can be purchased online at SkiNH.com and printed at home, and are fully transferable to friends and family. Tickets are valid any day of the 2015-2016 ski season, allowing for great flexibility for those unsure what days they want to ski.
Ski NH will kick off the season on Cyber Monday with an online special where anyone who spends $350+ on Ski NH lift tickets will also be sent a VIP lift ticket – good at any member ski area, any day of the season – an $89 value.
Plus, Ski NH downhill and cross country ski area members are each offering one lift ticket or trail pass to 4th & 5th Graders through the Snowsports Passport. Coupons from the fourth and fifth grade passbook are valid everyday of the 2015-16 season except these blackout dates: December 26, 2015-January 2, 2016; January 16-17, 2016; February 13-15, 2016; and February 20, 2016.
Ski NH is the statewide association representing 33 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 athttp://www.SkiNH.com. For statewide travel info, visit http://www.visitNH.gov.