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Cranmore Mountain Resort

Cranmore Mountain Resort

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Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

198

Rank in
Region

32

Rank in
State

10

Best time for snow at
Cranmore Mountain Resort
Snow quality compared w/
rest of North American resorts
Last 10 Days of Snowfall at Cranmore Mountain Resort

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
Friday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Saturday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Sunday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Monday
Day
1-2"
Night
6-10"
Tuesday
Day
3-5"
Night
0-1"
True Snow: 120" per year
Snow Quality Rank

210

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Dump Potential Rank

180

Cranmore Mountain Resort is ranked No. 180 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

5.0%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

1.0%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

70.0%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

180

Cranmore Mountain Resort is ranked No. 180 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

210

Accounts for resorts' snow quantity, moisture content, latitude, elevation, and slope aspects.

Total Snow Score

This score accounts for total snow quantity, its moisture content, the resort's latitude, elevation, and its slope aspects, which affect total snow preservation.

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Core Strengths of Cranmore Mountain Resort

Core Strengths
Travel Ease
rank
138
score
31.6
Expert
rank
171
score
27.5
Snow Volume
rank
180
score
35.7

Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

1200 ft

2000 ft
Base Elevation: 500 ft

Slope Aspects

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A Few Words On The Snow

If you're waiting for a powder day at Cranmore Mountain Resort, then you might have a long wait. Only 5.0% of winter days see more than 6 inches of snowfall, which means, on average, you'll have to spend 10 days or more mining the slopes at Cranmore Mountain Resort to score that one great day. It could be worse, however. You could be muskie fishing.

Skiing at Cranmore Mountain Resort is about getting outside, ripping up the slope, eating chili dogs and getting in as much vertical as you can. It's not about big dumps. And that's okay. This place is about honing your skills for that trip to Snowbird or Alaska. With only 1.0% of months at Cranmore Mountain Resort getting more than 90 inches of snow, this isn't the place to set up your powderhound shack.

Drought Potential

The snow at Cranmore Mountain Resort can disappear often enough that you may want to pack extra snow beads when taking a trip here. A good number of months, 70.0% to be exact, see less than 30 inches of snow. If you're banking on snow and you're boarding a plane for a week at Cranmore Mountain Resort, you should temper your expectations. This is a place where winter drought can grab hold of the weather pattern for long periods, as 70.0% of the winter months here see less than 30 inches of snow.

Getting to Cranmore Mountain Resort, if you're flying in

Driving from the Portland, ME airport can cost a traveler more two hours when driving conditions aren't ideal, so its definitely time that you have to budget into your trip, as the 94-minute drive is often enough to keep skiers from getting snow time on their last day in town.