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Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Outdoor
Cost:$$$ see below
Category:Skiing
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mount sunapee ski resort photoMount Sunapee Resort is conveniently located in southern New Hampshire in close proximity to Interstates I-89 and I-91. The mountain offers 65 trails over 230 skiable acres. Great for families - Sunapee is a very social mountain. You'll often find all sorts of family tailgates on 'The Beach' at the base of the mountain.

Mount Sunapee is family owned an operated by Tim and Diane Mueller, who are also the owners of Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont. This is a much smaller mountain than Okemo. Since there is only one high speed express quad (the other is much slower), and one triple; the lines get really long during peak season

Slopes & Trails:
65 trails and slopes covering 230 skiable acres (22 miles of terrain)
17 novice trails, 32 intermediate trails, 16 expert trails
Summit elevation: 2,743 feet
Vertical drop: 1,510 feet (highest in southern New Hampshire)
Longest trail: Two miles (The Ridge Trail)
Six O Three Terrain Park (3 trails)

Lift:
11, including 3 quad chairs (one high-speed), 2 triple chairs, 1 double chair, 5 surface lifts

Services:
PSIA Ski & Snowboard School
Snowsports Shops
Mother Goose Childcare
Mount Sunapee Express Rental Shop
Goosefeathers Pub (waited service)
Sunapee Lodge, Spruce Lodge and Summit Lodge Food Courts
Recreational Racing
Seasonal Alpine Programs
New England Handicapped Sports Association (NEHSA)
Hearthstone Room Meeting and Function Facility
Free Bag Storage

Ski School:
PSIA Ski & Snowboard School with private and group instruction available. Children’s ski and snowboard programs and learn-to-ski & snowboard packages. Mount Sunapee is home to the New England Handicapped Sports Association (NEHSA) and offers ski lessons, racing programs, and recreational skiing services to disabled skiers.

Childcare:
Mount Sunapee’s Mother Goose Childcare offers childcare with full- and half-day sessions available. Lunch is included with all full-day sessions.

Average Snowfall:
100 inches

Season:
Late-November to Mid-April

Snowmaking:
97% of all terrain

There are more than 40 ski areas within driving distance of the Greater Boston area. Find out more great places to ski near Boston in our guide to New England skiing.

HOURS↑ top

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Weekends & Holiday Periods
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Monday through Friday
First hour of skiing/riding from when ticket is purchased is guaranteed. If dissatisfied with conditions, receive a voucher to return another day during the same season.


COST↑ top

Lift Rates:
Adult (ages 19-64): $66 (midweek), $70 (weekend/holiday), 2-day $128
Young Adult/Senior (ages 13-18, 65-69): $50 (midweek), $58 (weekend/holiday), 2-day $94
Junior/Super Senior (ages 6-12, 70+): $40 (midweek), $44 (weekend/holiday), 2-day $78


WEBSITE↑ top

www.mountsunapee.com/mtsunapeewinter/index.asp

LOCATION↑ top

1398 Route 103, Newbury, NH, 03255 map
Phone: (603) 763-3500

On I-89 North, take Exit 9 and head west on Rte. 103 for about 16 miles. We’re on the left, just after the town of Newbury.

On I-89 South, take a right off Exit 12A and follow to Route 11. Turn right onto Route 11 and follow to 103B, which will take you to the Mount Sunapee traffic circle.

On I-91, take Exit 8 (in Vermont), and go east on Rte. 103 through Claremont and Newport. We’re on the right off the Mount Sunapee traffic circle.

REVIEWS↑ top

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The skiing was great. There were tons of people and the wait for the lifts are very long. The runs are really beautiful and wide so it is great for beginners on the mountain as well as for more experienced skiiers.

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