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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, named among the top 25 ski towns in the world by National Geographic in 2012 and the #1 Affordable Ski Town by TripAdvisor in 2012 and 2013.
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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK:
There's still tons of snow at Bretton Woods. They'll be skiing through Patriot's Day at least! Photo taken 3-26-14 by Dan Houde/Wiseguy Creative.
12" of new snow brought skiers out on a Thursday morning to Black Mountain. Photo taken 3-20-14 after a surprise dumping of snow in Mt Washington Valley. Black Mountain photo.
Mshington, bathed in an alpen glow, on March 18, 2014. Photo by Dan Houde/Wiseguy Creative.
Catching some freshies at Shawnee Peak, March 12, 2014.(Dan Houde/Wiseguy Creative photo)
How is this for a fabulous view from Wildcat on March 5, 2014? Photo by Patrick Lynch.
These adventure seekers "go both ways" when it comes to getting out on the trails at Great Glen Trails. New fat tire bike demos on 2/28/14. Photo by Dan Houde/Wiseguy Creative.
Wow! Pow! at Wildcat on 2-19-14 after a week of snowfall.
ABOUT THE SNOW ADVICE FOR THE WEEK
What's Happening at ski resorts and XC Centers?
At this time of year, and as ski resorts and XC Centers close for the season, we suggest checking snow reports daily. Trail and lift counts vary every day, with weekends typically offering expanded terrain. The snow reports from all of Mt. Washington Valley's 13 ski resorts or XC centers are updated daily and offer the most up-to-date trail and lift counts. Please check with individual resorts/XC centers.
The family that snowshoes together at Jackson XC Center smiles together! (Photo: 2/19/14 by Bill Lee)
MT. WASHINGTON VALLEY WEEKEND EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS
Below are just a few of the events and happenings in the Mt. Washington Valley this weekend.
This skier is all smiles after the perfect day on the trails at Jackson XC. Photo by Bill Lee.
Purity Spring XC Ski & Snowshoe Preserve. Photo by Dan Houde/Wiseguy Creative
Bear Notch Ski Touring Center. Photo by Dan Houde/Wiseguy Creative
SKI NH FORECAST from Mt Washington Obervatory for March 29 - April 2, 2014:
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Top 5: Top Five Ways to get down the mountain:
What goes up must come down and Mt. Washington Valley is filled with opportunities forgoing up and down in our mountains. Whether by ski, snowshoe, ice pick or zipline, there is always something more to explore. Here are a few of our favorite ways to get up and down the mountains this month:
What a day to be on the trails at Jackson XC! Photo by Bill Lee.