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Showshoeing

If you can walk you can snowshoe. Using snowshoes opens up a whole new world of terrain in the winter. You can find your way in the National Forest or enjoy one of the areas listed below.

You can also snowshoe right on our property - down to the saco river. Just a couple of Kilometers of meandering provides some beautiful peace and scenery.

Bear Notch Ski Touring - Over 60km of Trails with State-of- the-Art Grooming. Spectacular Riverside Views. Pristine Waterfalls. Picturesque, Flat Meadows. Challenging Hills.

We would like to help you master the basics or fine tune your advanced skills, start you off on the right foot and finish on a faster ski (sorry!, sometimes phrases like that just happen). We love XC skiing and want you to love it too. Forget the miss-marketing of the past.

If you know how to walk, you do not know how to XC ski, but we can teach you. Please consider discovering and developing the XC skier in you by spending some time with us. Especially if you are a novice.

Especially if you want to travel a path that can lead to magic moments flying on skis.

Bretton Woods - Based on the grounds of the historic Mount Washington Hotel and the White Mountain National Forest, the Bretton Woods Nordic Ski Area is one of the largest cross country areas in the East. The 100 kilometer trail network follows golf courses, meanders through glades of spruce and fir, passes beaver ponds and mountain streams, and traverses open hardwood stands.
THE FACTS
100 kilometers of trails groomed for classical and skate skiing, plus snowshoeing
Yurt warming hut located on the B&M, Porcupine Lane, Sebosis Loop
Rustic backcountry cabin located on Mt. Stickney
Lift-serviced cross country ski trails starting near the top of the Bretton Woods Alpine Area

Great Glen Trails - We get early and late snow here in Pinkham Notch and our snowmaking ability extends our season even further.

Our trail system at the base of Mt. Washington in the White Mountains is surrounded by spectacular views of the Presidential Mountain Range and is tended to by our highly skilled groomers. Cross-country skiers and snowshoers of every ability can find trails and terrain to match their skills.

At Great Glen, all of our trails are available for snowshoeing. You'll follow groomed paths throughout the system, many leading to key scenic vistas. We also have untracked backcountry terrain where you are breaking your own path, but still following a flagged trail. You are never more than a short distance back to the lodge, but far enough away to feel the solitude of this special part of the world


Don't even think of leaving the area without taking a winter trip up the Mt. Washington Auto Road to treeline in the incredible SnowCoach . Imagine looking down on the surrounding Northern Presidential Mountains and Great Gulf Wilderness in winter!

 

 

Mount Washington Valley Ski Touring - Over 60 km of trails through riverside hayfields, mountainside spruce and hemlock forests offering a diverse selection of terrain from easy rolling hills to more challenging intermediate and back country trails.
 These trails connect Intervale, Kearsarge, and North Conway, offering outstanding scenery with views of the Saco River and magnificent Mt. Washington. The only ski touring and snowshoe network in North Conway Village.