Cannon Mountain, Franconia

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Nestled within the White Mountains, Cannon Mountain boasts towering cliff faces, forested slopes, and extensive ski areas open to the public. Stop by the mountain, located within the bounds of a state park, and marvel at its 1,240 m (4,080 ft) facade of sheer rock. Try your hand at climbing on one of the mountain's several routes, popular among visiting enthusiasts. In the ski season visitors flock here thanks to the variety of runs and slopes serviced by a system of ski lifts. Alternatively, just pop on some comfortable hiking shoes and make use of the area's crisscrossing network of trails offering sweeping views over the surrounding terrain. Plan your visit to Cannon Mountain and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Franconia trip planner.
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  • We skied from 9am to 3 pm solid except for lunch, and got 16 runs to total 18 miles and over 20,000 vertical with 53.4 MPH for the top speed. There were no lines anywhere, and it was the 2 for $77 dea...  more »
  • My wife, kids and myself were first time skiers. We signed up for instruction class and wood you know after two hours we felt very comfortable doing the sport. The trails were great and the staff are ...  more »
  • This review is purely on our ski instructor, Pablo, and not about Cannon Mountain itself. My husband and I were first time skiiers, so we booked a 2 hour private lesson to learn the ropes. I told Pabl...  more »
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