FOMS Publications

Nov. 12, 2018, Letter on behalf of FOMS to Governor and Executive Council re Vail acquisition of Mount Sunapee Resort
Vail Analysis Letter November 12, 2018

Oct. 29, 2018, ENews
FOMS Action Alert: Send your Mount Sunapee comments today

Oct. 22, 2018, ENews
Alert: Gov. and Council consider Mt. Sunapee lease changes

Oct. 10, 2018, ENews
Update on Mt. Sunapee lease transfer and amendments

Sept. 19, 2018, ENews
Meeting Alert: Mount Sunapee info Session Wed., Sept. 26

Aug. 6, 2018, Public Comments
Friends of Mount Sunapee – Public Comments, Aug. 6, 2018, on the proposed ski area lease change (to Vail Resorts) at Mount Sunapee State Park

Aug. 3, 2018, ENews
FOMS Alert: Mount Sunapee comments due by Aug. 8th

July 18, 2018, Enews
Meeting Alert: July 25 at Mount Sunapee State Park
Vail Resorts seeks to acquire the ski area lease and resort operations at Mount Sunapee State Park. Please join FOMS at the Mount Sunapee State Park Information Session on Wednesday, July 25 at 6 pm. at Mount Sunapee State Park (Sunapee Lodge), Route 103, Newbury, N.H. Read more.

FOMS Letter: March 2018
As Mount Sunapee State Park marks its 70th year, we would like to update you with a summary of our activities and thank you for your continued support. We face challenging times. Nationally, we see increased threats to our public lands, ancient and treasured sites, forested and open spaces, and water resources.  Read more.

FOMS Letter: Spring 2017
In the early 1900s, decades before the formation of the state park, preservationist Herbert Welsh led the first campaign “to save Mount Sunapee for all people and to all time.” At the time, timber industry clear-cutting was destroying Mount Sunapee’s scenic beauty and natural environment including its primeval forest. Read more.

April 1, 2016, Letter
On behalf of FOMS to Governor and Executive Council re Mount Sunapee plan, contract analysis
Sunapee-Contract-Analysis-April-1-2016-F (April 1, 2016)

April 2016, FOMS Alert
FOMS Alert, April 2016: This Thursday, April 16th, is a moment of truth for Mount Sunapee State Park. Read more.

Public Comment: Letter on behalf of FOMS to Commissioner Rose (DRED) on West Bowl expansion, June 1, 2015 – Mount Sunapee Resort MDP/EMP 2015-2019; RSA 217-A; Exemplary Natural Communities.

See FOMS_Ltr_DRED2015June1_BCM (pdf)

FOMS Letter to Governor Hassan and Commissioner Rose, Feb 2015

FOMS Pamphlet: Discussion of the 2015-2019 Proposed Master Plan for Mount Sunapee – Western Expansion into Goshen (1/2015) – Download/view Proposed Expansion – Pamphlet 2015 Jan (PDF 431kb).

FOMS Letter to FriendsFOMS 2015 Jan Cover Letter (PDF 210kb)

State should say “No” to expansion – Concord Monitor editorial – January 9, 2015

FOMS Editorial: Protect Mount Sunapee from Resort Driven Development, Dec. 2014

FOMS Comments to NH DRED Opposing Mount Sunapee Development Plan & West Bowl Expansion, Sept. 2014

Earlier FOMS Comments & Letters

FOMS Other Publications


Question 1: Public Trust, Public Interest, & Essential Public Values of Mount Sunapee State Park.
Question 2: DRED’s responsibilities for public process and oversight of the park and lease.
Question 3: Impacts of lease expansion on the park, the mountain, Goshen, and the region.
Question 4: DRED’s fiscal oversight responsibilities concerning the lease.
Back: Information about the Friends of Mount Sunapee

Five Reasons FOMS Opposes Expansion at Mount Sunapee State Park, 2004 (pdf 35 Kb)


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