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June 06. 2011 4:20PM

Gunstock Ski and Ride Mountain


 

Route 11A - Gilford
Phone: 800-GUNSTOCK


Gunstock offers spectacular views of Lake Winnipesaukee, a friendly atmosphere and great skiing and riding all day and into the night, only 90 minutes from Boston. The Panorama high-speed detachable quad chairlift whisks skiers and snowboarders to the summit in just 6 minutes. For beginning skiers and riders Gunstock offers its nationally recognized "Mountain Magic" program. Gunstock offers all-inclusive nights, Gunstock Rocks Saturday Nights and Wall-to-Wall Wednesday Nights which include skiing, riding and tubing, all for one low price. The area also offers cross country skiing, snowshoeing and guided evening summit snowshoe hikes. Recent investments of over $11 million include a beginner quad-chairlift along with two new beginner trails. A number of ziplines and a 9-acre Aerial Treetop Adventure with 91 challenges offer a bird's eye view of the resort. Soar above the trees from peak to peak, and peak to base, travelling over 1.5 miles on the longest zip line canopy tour in the continental United States!



Alpine Skiing

Vertical Drop Skiable Terrain # of Trails Novice Intermediate Expert Glades # of Lifts
1400 ft. 227 acres 55 12% 61% 27% Yes 8
Services: Learn to ski or snowboard packages, group & private lessons, kids programs, child care, and ski, telemark ski & snowboard rentals.



Snowboard Park

Halfpipe 1/4 Pipe Terrain Park Information
Located in both Blundersmoke and The Gulch Yes Located on Phelps Trail The main park Blundersmoke is located under the Pistol Chair Lift. It's 12 acres of pure park goodness. The largest park in NH. Gunstock's gladed natural park right next to Pistol. Look for great new features. Sidearm Park - Beginner progression park, a great place to get those moves down before you head into Blundersmoke and show off under the lift. Also the Big Air Bag, a fall cushion used in the world of professional stunts. By placing the Big Air Bag behind a ski jump it offers the perfect and most safe opportunity to practice all kind of freestyle jumps!



Cross Country Skiing

Total Kilometers # of Trails Kilometers Skate Groomed Backcountry Snowmaking Coverage
50 32 38 3% No



Thrill Hill Tubing Park

Runs Lifts Information
5 1 Gunstock's Thrill Hill Tubing Park has the longest tubing run in New Hampshire - 1068 feet. The park is serviced by its own handle-tow lift. Sit comfortably in your tube as the lift pulls you to the top of the hill. Then choose from 1 of 4 chutes to slide down the hill. 42" height recomendation. Tubing tickets are sold in 2-hour time blocks.



Snowshoeing

Total Kilometers Information
50 Kilometers of trails Gunstock's 50 kilometers of trail network offers a variety for all snowshoeing abilities.

For conditions, rates and hours please visit www.gunstock.com.


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