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Mystery Glimpse: Bumpin’ Gonds

Mystery Glimpse: Bumpin’ Gonds

What Ski Area Is This? And what’s the story behind these yellow and blue gondolas? Special thanks to Dana Mathios, curator of the Colorado Snowsports Museum, for providing this week’s photo. Last Week This is a photo of Cannon Mountain, Franconia, NH, home of America’s first aerial tramway which began operation in 1938 and was renovated in the 80s. Taken[Read More…]

by March 11, 2020 4 comments Mystery Glimpse
Cannon Mountain is a state-owned area, famous for its aerial tram and free skiing for 65+ seniors.
Credit: Cannon Mountain

Cannon Mountain Update: Seniors To Continue Free Skiing

House Rebels Against Bill That Would Have Ended Free Senior Skiing. Senior resident skiers can breath a sigh of relief after NH legislators agreed to drop a plan that would have ended free skiing for seniors. House and Senate representatives had agreed to a plan where resident NH seniors would begin to pay $5 a day for lift tickets, increasing[Read More…]

by August 1, 2016 1 comment East
Cannon Mountain is a state-owned area, famous for its aerial tram and free skiing for 65+ seniors.
Credit: Cannon Mountain

Update: Free Senior Skiing at Reinstated In NH House Bill

Now The State Senate Must Approve. A bill that would have eliminated free skiing for NH seniors has been amended to reinstate the senior benefit and is being sent back to the Senate for approval. The bill would have charged seniors different rates for weekday and weekend skiing and was an attempt to cover the large deficit at state-owned Cannon[Read More…]

by May 25, 2016 3 comments Features, East
Free Senior Skiing Under Threat In NH

Free Senior Skiing Under Threat In NH

State Legislature Considers Ending Decades Of Free Senior Skiing At Cannon Mountain. Since 1973, state-owned Cannon Mountain has been the only ski area in New Hampshire to offer free skiing to seniors 65-plus.  This year, a second attempt to end free skiing for seniors was introduced to the legislature.  The change would mean seniors would pay a discount of two-thirds ticket price on[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 2 comments Features, East, Home Top Box 1
Get Into The Spirit: Cannon Mountain Aerial Footage

Get Into The Spirit: Cannon Mountain Aerial Footage

If You Need Some Inspiration To Get Out There, Here It Is. Cannon Mountain in New Hampshire looks deep in snow as of today.  Wonderful and dramatic shots of a beautiful and venerable ski area.  Credit White Mountains TV 16.

by December 23, 2014 0 comments East