Perfect place to stay for that time when the White Mountains are calling your name
If you’re a skier, there comes a time when the White Mountains of New Hampshire are just calling your name. Time to book your skiing vacation at the Purity Spring Resort and hit the slopes at the King Pine Ski Area. From mid-December through late March, King Pine offers up 17 trails, four lifts and runs for every level of skier, ranging from green to double-black diamond. You can also go snowshoeing or cross-country skiing over 20 kilometers of trails, most with stunning views. There’s also snowboarding, ice skating, hiking and a rope-pull snow tubing hill. Afterward, go back to the resort to relax in the indoor pool or hot tub, catch dinner at the Pine Cone Cafe or a drink at the Trail End Tavern.
961 Main StreetBerlin, NH, 03570Phone: 603-228-0836
There’s a slope to suit every skier in this snow-loving winter wonderland
It’s not surprising that, in the winter wonderland that makes up the Androscoggin Valley, NH, you’d have several options for skiing. Snow comes early and stays late, making it the perfect place for winter sports enthusiasts. At the Black Mountain ski resort, which has been around since 1935, there are 143 acres of ski-able terrain on 45 trails on a mountain with an elevation of 2,350 feet. Over at Bretton Woods Ski Resort, the state’s largest ski area, there are 62 trails, 35 glades and two terrain parks for skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities. Several other ski resorts are within easy driving distance, so you’ll find the slopes and conditions to your liking – with plenty of dining and lodging options for your classic skiing getaway.
World-class alpine and cross-country skiing at a dozen-plus full-service ski areas
Come to the Mt. Washington Valley and see why skiers return year after year to this winter wonderland. With seven alpine ski resorts with more than 250 trails, and six cross-country centers offering 450 kilometers of terrain, plus extensive back-country skiing, you have plenty of places to choose from for a day on the slopes, the trails or the woods. Rentals, lessons, kids’ activities, night skiing, high-speed lifts, tubing and sledding: These ski areas have it all. And you have to visit North Conway, listed by readers of USA Today as among the nation’s top 10 ski towns. (It’s also home to the New England Ski Museum.) Stay in an inn, hotel or full-service resort, with hot tubs, pools and other amenities. Click above to visit our website or call our friendly concierge at 800-337-3563 for more info on first class lodging and exciting events to plan your next adventure!
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.
Winter Season opens mid-November - Are you ready for some super skiing?
Here’s what you’ve been looking for in a top-flight outdoor recreation destination. Located just two hours north of Boston, Loon Mountain offers superb big mountain skiing and snowboarding in the heart of New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Rated one of the most accessible mountain resorts in the East by readers of Ski Magazine, you’ll find 2,100 feet of vertical with terrain for all abilities on three peaks – including an award-winning progression of terrain parks. There’s 99% snowmaking coverage and New Hampshire’s only Superpipe. Kick back, take in the beautiful winter landscape at your own pace and enjoy the snow as you like it – with snow tubing, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and a thrilling zipine ride over the frozen Pemigewasset River at the ready.
373 Black Mountain RoadJackson, NH, 03846Phone: 603-383-4490Toll-Free: 800-475-4669
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.
99 Ski Area RoadBretton Woods, NH, 03575Phone: 603-278-3320
Skiing & Snowboarding – Bretton Woods in the largest ski area in New Hampshire, and certainly one of the most popular. It's ranked #2 in the East in Ski Magazine's 2022-23 Reader's Poll, and ranked #1 in the East for grooming & lifts. All the statistics for Bretton Woods are grand in scope: the summit is at 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.
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.
Franconia Notch State ParkFranconia, NH, 03580Phone: 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.
775 US Route 302Bartlett, NH, 03812Phone: 603-374-2600
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. Ski and snowboard rentals. 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.