Granite GorgeJanuary 07. 2016 12:56AM
341 Route 9
Just five miles east of downtown Keene, on Route 9, Pinnacle Mountain at Granite Gorge is easy to find. The Pinnacle Express double chairlift is now open, providing top-to-bottom skiing on expanded terrain. The Gorge offers state-of-the-art snowmaking and grooming services. The base lodge offers concessions. Pinnacle Mountain offers great location, protection from the wind, and a north face that holds snow. In addition to alpine skiing and snowboarding trails, there is a terrain park, and a tubing park with a 2.5 minute Wondercarpet lift that leads to the 600' Granite Gorge Tubing Park. They now have the East Coast's only bag jump for freestyle skiers throughout New England and have opened a new Lodge with a full kitchen and the new Lookout Lounge. Now known worldwide for its signature VW bus, the GG Terrain Park crew will be building exciting challenges on their top to bottom terrain parks. Granite Gorge has incredible natural snowmaking for superior top-to-bottom snow and grooming conditions.
|Vertical Drop||Total Acreage||# of Trails||Novice||Intermediate||Expert||Glades||# of Lifts|
|525 ft.||150 acres||20||30%||40%||30%||No||4|
|Services: Mountainside lodging, night skiing, snowtubing, terrain park, nordic trails access.|
|Halfpipe||1/4 Pipe||Terrain Park||Information|
|No||No||Yes||Includes more difficult "Jumper" and easier "Bunny Buster" terrain parks with BlueJay rails, fun boxes, jumps, etc.|
|Multiple||1||Ride the Wondercarpet Lift, only a 2.5 min ride, to ENJOY SUPERIOR TUBING in the 950' Granite Gorge Tubing Park. New two-person tubes.|
Cross Country Skiing
The trails date back decades and have been reconstructed with the latest technology for superior conditions. Group XC lessons and clinics, and rentals are available. Granite Gorge is known as a "cold hollow", which is great for snow conditions.
|Total Kilometers||Kilometers Tracked||Kilometers Skated Groomed||Kilometers Backcountry||Snowmaking Coverage|
For conditions, rates and hours please visit www.granitegorge.com.