Cranmore Mountain Resort Celebrates Opening of the New Burton Learn to Ride Center

By AlpineZone News |
Nov 11 2005 - 05:07 PM

NORTH CONWAY, New Hampshire ??” Join Cranmore Mountain Resort in the grand opening of the new Burton Learn to Ride Center December 17 & 18, 2005. Located in the 10th Mountain HQ Pavilion the new LTR Center at Cranmore offers first time snowboarders premier Burton equipment designed specifically for beginners. The beginner equipment is different from regular equipment because the edge bevel is cut at a 3 degree angle which prevents hard falls, the board has a soft torsional flex for ease of initiating turns, the side cut is deep to pull you into natural carves, and the boots and bindings provide ultimate comfort .

Grand opening activities and discounts include a $39 Learn to Ride and Learn to Ski package (regular price of $69), which includes an all day lift ticket, rental equipment, and a lesson for ages 13 & up, plus ski and snowboard movies playing all weekend and an opportunity to enter the Burton swag raffle.

“We are very excited to team up with Burton and be recognized as an official Burton Learn to Ride Center,” says John Garcia, Snowboard Coordinator for Cranmore Mountain Resort. “Our guests expect a high level of instruction from us at Cranmore and the Burton brand reinforces our commitment to offering the most progressive teaching style and equipment.”

Cranmore offers first-timers an affordable way to take up snowboarding with its Three Then Free program. Individuals ages 13 & up can come to Cranmore and sign up for Three Learn-to-Ride program throughout the season. On the fourth visit, guests receive a free Cranmore season pass good for the rest of the season.

Cranmore joins its sister resorts, Loon Mountain and Waterville Valley, as Burton Learn to Ride Centers. “We are very excited here at Burton Snowboards to recognize Cranmore as an Authorized Burton Learn to Ride Center for the 2005-2006 winter season. It is great to know that all six Booth Creek Resorts offer a level of products and instruction to guests far beyond any other service. They are a great addition to helping people learn to snowboard safely and correctly” said Jeff Boliba, Global Resort Director for Burton Snowboards.

For more information about the LTR Center at Cranmore Mountain Resort please call 603-356-5543 or visit