Weekly Guided Snowshoe Tour
Join our guided snowshoe tour which departs every Saturday at 1pm from the Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring and Snowshoe Center. This is a wonderful opportunity to try a new wintersport or brush up on your snowshoeing skills. The tour will last between 1.5 and 2 hours and explore the gentle terrain of the riverside trails. Discounted snowshoe rentals are available to participants. The event pass includes the tour and full use of the entire network for the day. Cross country ski in the morning, have lunch then try snowshoeing in the afternoon! For information and reservations, please call the Touring Center at 603-356-9920.
6th Annual Whitaker Woods Snowshoe Scramble -
Saturday, January 16, 2016
This 4-mile race on groomed trails and twisty singletrack in Whitaker Woods is a Granite State Race Series Event. Start time is 10 am sharp. Register online in advance or race day from 8:30 - 9:30 am. This is an annual fundraiser for the Ski Touring Foundation that attracts more than 100 participants. Thisis an exciting event to participate in and to watch!!!
27th Annual Chocolate Festival -
Sunday, February 28, 2016
Cross country ski or snowshoe from inn-to-inn along our network for the Sweetest Day on the Trails. Other area businesses also prepare complimentary chocolate treats for festival participants. Visit our website ... http://www.mwvskitouring.org ... for details and purchase your tickets in advance and SAVE!!!
The non-profit Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring and Snowshoe Foundation maintains over 60 km of trails offering a diverse selection of terrain from easy rolling hills to more challenging intermediate and back country trails connecting Intervale, Kearsarge and North Conway. Enjoy outstanding scenery and breathtaking views of Mt. Washington and the Saco River while skiing or snowshoeing through riverside hayfields and mountainside spruce and hemlock forests. Ski from inn to inn and plan to stop for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or simply a stop to quench your thirst. Many trail side lodging properties offer STAY & SKI FREE plans. Ski and snowshoe rentals and lessons are available at the Touring Center.
Visit the Events section on our web site to read about our Guided tours, clinics and Annual Chocolate Festival held the last Sunday in February.
In addition to providing groomed trails for area visitors, these trails are also used by the Eastern Slope Ski Club's after-school ski program, the Kennett High School XC Ski Team for training and regional meets, and area elementary schools for their cross country ski programs.
We invite you to explore the trails of this convenient in town network to Discover Winter's Secrets!
TRAILS: 65km (60km tracked; 40km skate groomed; 5km backcountry)
SERVICES: Lessons; rentals; after-dark guided tours; Annual Inn-to-Inn Chocolate Festival on Feb. 26, 2006
TICKETS: Adults (15 - 59) - Wkend/Holiday: $15 / Midweek: $10
Juniors (6 - 14) - Wkend/Holiday: $10 / Midweek: $7
Senors (60 - 70) - Wkend/Holiday: $10 / Midweek: $7 Under 6/over 70 ski free
HOURS: 8am-Dusk daily XC & Snowshoe Free while staying at a participating inn on the MWVSTA trail network. (Some restrictions may apply).
For complete details, visit www.CrossCountrySkiNH.com/skifree.