Halloween Returns to Cranmore This Fall with The Ghoullog

By AlpineZone News |
Aug 26 2009 - 12:48 PM

NORTH CONWAY, New Hampshire — Cranmore Mountain in North Conway, NH celebrates Halloween every weekend in October with the return of The Ghoullog , where visitors board the quad chairlift for a night-time ride to the summit for a haunted mountain-top tour. Coming back for its third year, the Ghoullog will be bigger, scarier and more fun than ever with the addition of new twists and turns to scare newcomers and return visitors alike.

The tour starts at the base of Cranmore Mountain and includes a night-time stroll through a haunted walkway to the Quad. After the 7-minute ride to the 2,000 foot summit of Cranmore, visitors tour the Ghoullog, where haunted happenings are sure to frighten and surprise the hardiest souls.

While at the summit, spectacular night-time views of North Conway Village below are sure to delight all comers. At the end of the tour, visitors enjoy a ride down the Quad chairlift to the base with a breath-taking vantage of the Moat Mountains and Mount Washington at night.

Event dates are Oct. 2-3; Oct. 9-11 (Columbus Day Weekend); Oct. 16-17; Oct. 23-24; and Oct. 29 – 31. Tickets are $25 for all ages with a $2 discount for online advance sales.

The Ghoullog will operate from 7-10pm with doors opening at 6pm. The ticket office, Pub and outdoor food court will open at 6pm on all dates of operation.

Cranmore’s ghoul-fest will offer refreshments including a full bar in the Bloody Noose Pub. The Ghoullog also features an outdoor food court offering fair food favorites like fried dough, sausage, pepper and onion sandwiches, popcorn, caramel apples, hot cocoa, hot cider and coffee.

The attraction is recommended for ages 10 and up and parental discretion is advised. Tickets can be reserved online at www.cranmore.com or by calling the resort at 603-356-5544. Only a limited number of tickets are sold each night so visitors are advised to reserve theirs in advance.

Residents of Carroll and Coos County, NH and Oxford County, Maine are entitled to a special $19 “locals” rate on Oct. 2-3 and again on Oct. 29. Large groups are welcome and special group rates are offered – email [email]groups@cranmore.com[/email] for information. Stay and Spook packages with area hotels and motels will be available online at Cranmore.com including lodging and Ghoullog tickets.

The Ghoullog is a joint production of Cranmore Mountain and Death Becomes You Productions.

The Ghoullog activities take place both indoors and outdoors at Cranmore Mountain. Visitors are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather and the chairlift ride. Operations are weather dependent so call ahead or visit their website to confirm hours.

Cranmore Mountain is located in North Conway, NH. Tickets and information can be obtained by calling 603-356-5544 or online at www.cranmore.com/ghoullog.