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Mount Sunapee Ski Resort

Mount Sunapee Resort Guide

Mount Sunapee, United States

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Mount Sunapee Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift836m2,743ft
Lowest Lift375m1,230ft
 Nearest AirportsWashington Dulles and Washington Reagan
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Mount Sunapee at a glance

Mt Sunappe is Southern New Hampshire's largest ski area. It offers vacationers and day trippers a relaxed, scenic and high quality ski and snowboarding experience. The centre is owned by the state of New Hampshire but leased by Okemo Mountain (VT) since 1998, Mount Sunapee is a classic New Hampshire resort -- both wide and narrow trails, beautiful views and normally relatively uncrowded.

 When will it snow in Mount Sunapee?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Mount Sunapee.

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Mount Sunapee Facts, Stats and Ratings

Mount Sunapee Rated

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How High is Mount Sunapee?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Mount Sunapee
Highest Lift836m2,743ft
Lowest Piste375m1,230ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Mount Sunapee Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Mount Sunapee
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Mount Sunapee Summary

The American Ski Resort of Mount Sunapee has direct access to 65 marked pistes, served by a total of 10 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Mount Sunapee Overview

Mount Sunapee is a true family resort boasting southern New Hampshire's highest vertical, plenty of long cruisers, challenging steeps, and a complete beginners area. Since Tim and Diane Mueller, who own Vermont's Okemo Mountain Resort, leased Mount Sunapee from the State of New Hampshire in 1998, they have invested over 14 million dollars in capital investments.

Snowboarders are treated to a state-of-the art terrain park and New Hampshire's newest Super Pipe, whilst various clinics will help improve your carving or mogul techniques. With comprehensive programmes for children and a full day-care centre for little ones, Mount Sunapee offers something for everyone.

On the Mountain

The most difficult run is the 'Goosebumps'.

Skiing in Mount Sunapee

Mount Sunapee offers skiing and riding for all abilities. Mount Sunapee is a great intermediate area but also provides terrain for the expert skier/rider. The new Children's Learning Center, allowing for easy access to the South Peak Beginner Area.

Mount Sunapee is the largest ski area in southern New Hampshire. It's a great family mountain boasting plenty of long, groomed cruising trails, some challenging steep runs and glades as well as a 360° view.

With its unique South Peak beginner area, separated from the main mountain, with five different lifts and 13 runs, Mount Sunapee offers the perfect learning environment.

Experienced skiers will love cruising the two mile Ridge trail down from the summit or tackling the numerous black runs of the Sun Bowl and North Peak areas.

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding in Mount Sunapee

With a combination of tabletops, hips, rails, fun-boxes, rollers, a quarter pipe and a 475-foot Super Pipe on two different trails, Mount Sunapee's terrain park is set up for the interests of every skier and snowboarder.

When is Mount Sunapee open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Mount Sunapee.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Mount Sunapee.

Snow Making

Mount Sunapee is able to make snow, on 17km11 miles of ski runs, with 250 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 10 ski lifts of Mount Sunapee are able to uplift 12,900 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Mount Sunapee?

Mount Sunapee is in Hunter Mill, Fairfax, United States.

How can I get to Mount Sunapee?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Mount Sunapee are Washington Dulles, Washington Reagan and Baltimore-Washington. There are seven airports within three hours drive. Baltimore-Washington, Washington Dulles and Washington Reagan are just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Off the Mountain

Mount Sunapee Aprés Ski

Goosefeathers Pub is located upstairs in the Spruce Lodge. Goosefeathers offers upscale luncheons with sit-down waitress service and you may also get your favorite alcoholic beverages. Après-ski munchies offered after 3 p.m. and après-ski entertainment on weekends.

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