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King Pine Snowy Skiers Purity Spring Resort Madison New Hampshire
Purity Spring Resort

1251 Eaton Road (Route 153) East Madison, NH, 03849 Phone: 603-367-8896 Toll-Free: 800-373-3754

Enjoy the White Mountain scenery on skis at this family resort

This winter, come to Purity Spring Resort in the majestic White Mountains and get the best of skiing on hills and flats. The King Pine Ski Area features alpine skiing and snowboarding. 17 downhill trails await the beginner, intermediate and advanced skier, while 6 lifts, a terrain park, sylvan glades and a full-service PSIA-certified ski and snowboard school ensure that you’ll have a fun, safe time. Rent classic and skate skis at the King Pine Rental and Tune Shop. Your lift tickets include complimentary Alpine and XC skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and ice skating. Get out onto Purity Spring’s 20km of XC and Snowshoe trails that traverse the varied terrain around Purity Lake.
Skiing - Mt. Washington Valley Chamber - North Conway, NH
Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce

‘Best skiing in the East’ no idle boast in the area around Mount Washington

The list of top-flight ski areas in the Mount Washington region seems almost endless, including mountain resorts named Attitash, Loon, Waterville Valley, Cannon, Bretton Woods and King Pine. Exciting and meticulously maintained downhill runs and a host of ski and non-ski activities for all ages and experience levels are the hallmarks of the region’s famous resorts. But there are delights for cross-country skiers, too, with hundreds of miles of trails weaving through riverside hayfields and mountain forests. The area also offers a variety of locations for snowshoeing, snow-tubing, skating, snowmobiling – even dog-sledding. It’s no wonder the region boasts the “best skiing in the East.” Off-season, resorts bring on exciting gondola, zipline and aerial tramway rides.
Bretton Woods Mountain Resort

99 Ski Area Road Bretton Woods, NH, 03575 Phone: 603-278-3320

62 trails; 35 glades; three terrain parks; ten lifts, including four high-speed quads 92% snow making; night skiing and riding Fridays, Saturdays, and holidays; 464 acres of skiable terrain

Skiing & Snowboarding – Bretton Woods in the largest ski area in New Hampshire, and certainly one of the most popular. It was voted #1 for three years in a row in Ski Magazine's Reader's Poll. For an unprecedented third year in a row, Bretton Woods has been ranked #1 in the East for grooming. All the statistics for Bretton Woods are grand in scope: the summit elevation is 3,100 feet, with a vertical drop of 1,500 feet. With a north-to-northeast exposure, the season usually runs from early November to mid-April. The average annual snowfall is more than 200 inches.
Everything Else – Bretton Woods offers a ski & snowboard school children’s programs, rentals & repairs, terrain parks, trail maps, ski groups, racing, a competition center, guided winter adventures, and adaptive skiing.
Black Mountain

Black Mountain Road Jackson, NH, 03846 Phone: 603-383-4490 Toll-Free: 800-698-4490

45 trails and glades; 143 acres of skiable terrain; 1,100-foot vertical drop; 98% snow making

With a 1,100 vertical Black's peak rises to 3,303 ft. with views of Mount Washington and the Presidential Range. The mountain has 40 trails and glens evenly divided among novice, intermediate and expert. There are four lifts.
Skiers' View - Wildcat Mountain Ski Area - Jackson, NH
Wildcat Mountain Ski Area

Route 16, Pinkham Notch Jackson, NH, 03846 Phone: 603-466-3326

Skiers, snowboarders can get wild this winter at this classic New England ski resort

Ready to step into the wild this winter? Bring your skis, your snowboards and your sense of adventure to Wildcat Mountain in pristine Pinkham Notch. This classic ski resort in the White Mountain National Forest is consistently ranked No. 1 for scenery in the East, and provides unique experiences for every level of skier and rider. The 48 trails are accessed in under seven minutes by the high-speed Wildcat Express Quad. The resort features the longest novice trail in New Hampshire: the 2.5-mile Polecat trail with amazing views from the summit to the base; and the Wildcat Valley Trail for cross-country skiers. Lessons for adults and kids are offered, and you can dine in the cafeteria or in the Wildcat Pub.
Attitash Mountain Resort (and Bear Peak)

Route 302 Bartlett, NH Phone: 800-223-7669

67 trails and glades; terrain parks, snow tubing; night skiing; cross-country; 310 acres of skiable terrain; 1,750-foot vertical drop; 98% snow making

Skiing and Snowboarding -- Classic ski area with trails for all abilities, and glades for experts. It is the sister ski area to Wildcat Mountain. The Abenaki terrain park is on Bear Peak. Easily reached from the Abenaki lift mid-station. Attitash has an excellent ski and snowboard school. Back country glades are not maintained or patrolled; these areas are recommended only for expert skiers.
Everything Else -- Child care provided. Ski and snowboard rental. Plenty of restaurants and bars at the two base areas and in Mount Washington Valley. The Attitash Grand Summit Hotel has luxury lodging and a dynamic after-ski scene. Attitash’s Nor’Easter Mountain Coaster is 4,000 feet of banked curves down the mountainside. The Coaster is open when resort is in winter operation.
King Pine Ski Area

1251 Eaton Road East Madison, NH Phone: 603-367-8896

17 trails and tree skiing; terrain park, night skiing, snow tubing, 50 acres of skiable terrain; 350-foot vertical drop; 100% snow making

More fun, more affordable, it all starts at King Pine. First-timers and families love our friendly, knowledgeable ski school and easy, gentle learning terrain, while more advanced skiers and snowboarders can explore our terrain park, steeper trails, and tree-skiing areas. King Pine also offers regular night skiing, lift-serviced snow tubing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice-skating, family events, and après ski fun.

Child care; ski shop with rentals and repairs; snow sports school. After-ski scene in Trails End Tavern; slope side, mountainside and lakeside lodging at Purity Spring Resort.
Ski Lift Tram - Cannon Mountain - Franconia, NH
Cannon Mountain

Franconia Notch State Park Franconia, NH, 03580 Phone: 603-823-8800

Get your gear ready for the skiing and snowboarding season at N.H.’s highest ski area

Get the skis and snowboards ready for winter sports season at Cannon Mountain. At 4,080 feet, the mountain is the highest ski area summit in New Hampshire – and it has the state’s longest vertical drop, too, at 2,180 feet. Twenty-five miles of trails – beginner, intermediate and expert – guarantee a great time on the slopes. The terrain parks are equally exciting, ranging from a learning/beginner area to a park with medium-size jumps and features and finally the Tossup terrain, with large features and big air-inspired hits. There’s a Snowsports School for adults and kids and a special learning area for beginners and families seeking a more relaxed atmosphere. Lots of places to get a bowl of chili, a burger or a brew.