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Welcome to Mt Washington Valley, New England's premier snow sports playground. Here we're all about the snow!
The 13 ski resorts and XC Centers in Mt Washington Valley are all within a half-hour of North Conway. It's all here!

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North Conway was named among the top five ski towns in the USA for the second year in a row  in USA Today's 10 Best Awards. Jackson XC Center was also named among the top ten Cross Country Ski Resorts in the USA for the second year in a row in the Top 10 Awards, proving that Mt Washington Valley is New England's premier ski destination. Click here to read all about it. 

Here’s the update on snow conditions and anticipated opening dates from Mt Washington Valley today, Thursday, December 1, 2016:

Attitash –  Anticipated opening: early December, weather permitting.

Black Mountain – Anticipated opening: Saturday, December 10, 2016. Rope tow will run free of charge on Sat, Dec 3 from 1-5pm for the kick off party and annual Snow Dance.

Bretton Woods -  Open and skiing on 3 trails, 2 lifts (36.6 acres). Base depth: 4-18”. Snowfall in season to date: 12”.

Cranmore – Mountain Adventure Park open with tubing Friday and Saturday. Anticipated opening for skiing is weather dependent (shooting for this weekend).  

King Pine – Anticipated opening: Friday, December 16, 2016

Shawnee Peak – Anticipated opening:  Saturday, December 10, 2016

Wildcat – Closed Thursday 12/1/16, re-opening on Friday, December 2, 2016

The XC Ski Centers in Mt Washington Valley are all anticipating opening in December with opening dates totally dependent on weather.

Bear Notch Ski Touring –  Weather dependent

Bretton Woods Nordic Center – Weather dependent

Great Glen Trails -  Weather dependent

Jackson Ski Touring Foundation – Anticipated opening: Saturday, December 10, 2016

Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring – Anticipated opening: Saturday, December 17, 2016

Purity Spring XC and Snowshoe Reserve – Weather dependent

Scenes from our mountains this week.  Let the photo tell the story.

Wintery conditions and new snow welcomed skiers to Wildcat this week.  Photo taken 11/29/16,Wiseguy Creative/Wildcat photo.

As soon as trail conditions allow, fat bikes will be welcomed every afternoon at Great Glen Trails. (WiseguyCreative.com photo).

The Snow Coaches are ready and waiting for another great season. Photo taken 11/29/16. WiseguyCreative.com photo. 

Alpine   Nordic   Sleigh Rides   Snowmobiling   Ice Skating   Ice Climbing   Dog Sledding   Tubing   Winter Events

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