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Loon Mountain


MAX Pass

Loon Mountain


MAX Pass
Overall
Overall PAF Score

Overall
Rank

167

Rank in
Region

19

Rank in
State

4

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

Powder
Forecast

Powder Forecast
Friday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Saturday
Day
0"
Night
0"
Sunday
Day
0-1"
Night
0"
Monday
Day
0-1"
Night
0"
Tuesday
Day
0"
Night
0"
True Snow: 170" per year
Snow Quality Rank

193

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

Dump Potential Rank

143

Loon Mountain is ranked No. 143 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Historical Powder Odds
Daily Lottery

% of days with more than 6" of snow

6.2%

Extended Stay

% of months with more than 90" of snow

0.0%

Drought Threat

% of months with less than 30" of snow

57.0%

*Special thanks to Tony Crocker and Bestsnow.net.

Dump Potential Rank

143

Loon Mountain is ranked No. 143 in North America for its total snowfall during an average season.

Snow
Quality
Rank

193

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 Loon Mountain

Core Strengths
Travel Ease
rank
107
score
47.1
Expert
rank
137
score
30.7
Snow Volume
rank
143
score
41.4

Trail Breakdown

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Vertical Drop

2100 ft

3050 ft
Base Elevation: 950 ft

Slope Aspects

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A Few Words On The Snow

If you're waiting for a powder day at Loon Mountain, then you might have a long wait. Only 6.2% 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 Loon Mountain to score that one great day. It could be worse, however. You could be muskie fishing.

Skiing at Loon Mountain 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 0.0% of months at Loon Mountain getting more than 90 inches of snow, this isn't the place to set up your powderhound shack.

Drought Potential

The snow at Loon Mountain can disappear often enough that you may want to pack extra snow beads when taking a trip here. A good number of months, 57.0% 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 Loon Mountain, you should temper your expectations. This is a place where winter drought can grab hold of the weather pattern for long periods, as 57.0% of the winter months here see less than 30 inches of snow.

Getting to Loon Mountain, if you're flying in

If you're okay with spending more than two hours in the car, then the trip from the Boston airport to the slopes, which takes 129 minutes, shouldn't bother you. If you're trying to be super efficient, look elsewhere.