Press Releases

Energy Efficiency Initiative at Cannon Mountain Expected to Cut Consumption 30 Percent - July 28, 2016

A series of energy efficiency initiatives now underway at Cannon Mountain is expected to reduce energy consumption at the ski area by about 30 percent, while significantly increasing snowmaking capabilities.

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Lafayette Brook Acquisition Public Information Session - July 28, 2016

The New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation will hold a public information session in August to discuss the proposed acquisition of approximately 400 acres of undeveloped land on Profile Road in Franconia.

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Cannon Mountain Press Release: Aerial Tramway Evacuation - February 14, 2016

Cannon Mountain area lift mechanics and ski patrol were alerted to an unplanned stop on Cannon’s Aerial Tramway today @ 1:50 pm. In a tramway system, there are 2 cars that move at the same time. One leaves the bottom terminal and one leaves the top terminal. They had come to a stop roughly 50-75 feet from the top and bottom terminals. It was determined that a mechanical issue had caused the braking system to become engaged and stuck on.

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Cannon to Offer Scenic Tram Rides For Christmas Vacation Week

Cannon Mountain Ski Area will offer daily scenic rides to the mountain’s summit on its historic tram for non-skiers between December 26, 2015 – January 4, 2016.

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September 12, 2014 - Mittersill Terrain Improvement Project Underway

FRANCONIA, N.H. - In a unique public-private partnership, Cannon Mountain and Franconia Ski Club have begun the first phase of planned trail improvements and enhancements for the Mittersill Terrain Area at Cannon.

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March 25, 2014 - CANNON MOUNTAIN EXTENDS SEASON

Cannon Mountain announced today that it will extend its ski season through April 20th, due to abundant natural snow and deep base depths.

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Public Information Sessions Scheduled Regarding Mittersill Improvements

Public Information Sessions Scheduled Regarding Mittersill Improvements


CONCORD / FRANCONIA, NH – The New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation announces public information sessions regarding proposed snowmaking, lift access, and trail improvement project on the Mittersill side at Cannon Mountain Ski Area in Franconia Notch State Park...

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Cannon Mountain Aerial Tramway Named a 2011 "Best of New England – Editors' Choice" Winner by Yankee Magazine

FRANCONIA NOTCH STATE PARK, NH (May 19, 2011) — The Cannon Mountain Aerial
Tramway has been recognized as a 2011 "Editors' Choice" winner in Yankee Magazine's Travel Guide to New England, on newsstands now. This designation is awarded by Yankee's editors and
contributors, who name select attractions, restaurants and lodgings in New England to the exclusive list.

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Cannon Mountain To Open Mittersill Double Chair on Jan 1

Cannon Mountain To Open Mittersill Double Chair on Jan 1
Bountiful Snowfall Allows Lift to Open On Schedule

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Lift Tower Installation Begins at Cannon Mountain's Mittersill

Visitors to Cannon Mountain today might have seen an unusual sight above Mittersill: a Sikorsky S61 helicopter carrying 6,000 pound payloads of concrete that are being used to create footings for new lift towers for the ski area's new double chair.

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August 18, 2010 Cannon Mountain to Host Mittersill Groundbreaking Ceremony - August 20

Mittersill Double Chair Groundbreaking to be held August 20
Governor Lynch Expected to Attend

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August 7, 2010 - Marines on Harleys Take the High Ground at Cannon Mountain

Marines on Harleys Take the High Ground at Cannon Mountain - Announcing Toys For Tots Poker Run, September 11, 2010

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April 10, 2010 - BodeFest at Cannon Mountain Raises Nearly $30K

Franconia Notch, NH - On Saturday, April 3, thousands of skiers and riders turned out at Cannon Mountain to meet Olympic gold medalist and two-time overall world skiing champion, Bode Miller, at the BodeFest Ski Challenge to benefit Turtle Ridge Foundation.

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