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Encyclopedia > Crotched Mountain
Crotched Mountain
Location: Bennington, New Hampshire, US
Nearest city: Francestown
Top elevation: 2066 ft (630 m)
Base elevation: 1050 ft (320 m)
Skiable area: 30 acres (0.1 kmĀ²)
Runs: 10[1]
Lift system: 4 chairs, 1 rope tow
Web page: Crotched Mountain

Crotched Mountain Ski & Ride Area is a small ski area on the border between Francestown and Bennington, New Hampshire, USA, that is unusual because it reopened in the 2003-2004 winter after having been closed for 13 years. This bucked a trend in the downhill ski industry, which has seen hundreds of small ski areas close due to high costs and increased competition. Bennington is a town located in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... United States is the current Good Article Collaboration of the week! Please help to improve this article to the highest of standards. ... Francestown is a town located in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. ... A chairlift in Bad Hofgastein, Austria A chairlift, also known as a fixed-grip chairlift, is a type of aerial lift, which consists of a constantly moving loop of steel cable strung between two end terminals and generally over intermediate towers. ... A ski tow, also called rope tow, is a mechanised system for pulling skiers uphill. ... Francestown is a town located in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. ... Bennington is a town located in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ...


The mountain was bought in 2002 by St. Louis-based Peak Resorts, a company that runs ski areas in the American Midwest. The company spent an estimated $9 million to build a new lodge, install new snowmaking equipment and chairlifts, and to recut trails. Nickname: Gateway City, Gateway to the West, or Mound City Location in the state of Missouri Coordinates: Country United States State Missouri County Independent City Mayor Francis G. Slay (D) Area    - City 66. ... The Midwest is a common name for a region of the United States of America. ... Snow cannon at Mölltaler Gletscher, Austria A snow cannon is a device used to produce snow artificially. ... A chairlift in Bad Hofgastein, Austria A chairlift, also known as a fixed-grip chairlift, is a type of aerial lift, which consists of a constantly moving loop of steel cable strung between two end terminals and generally over intermediate towers. ...


The first winter, in which the area opened slightly late due to construction, saw a reported 40,000 skier visits, about one-third that of similar sized and nearby Pats Peak. The number rose to 88,000 visits the second winter (2004-2005).


Crotched Mountain's snowmaking system has the highest snow production capacity of any ski area in New England at 200 US gallons per minute per acre (11 cm/h).[2] Snow cannon at Mölltaler Gletscher, Austria A snow cannon is a device used to produce snow artificially. ...


References

  1. ^ Trail map. Crotched Mountain. Retrieved on 2006-09-15.
  2. ^ Snowmaking information. Crotched Mountain. Retrieved on 2006-09-15.

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External links

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