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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
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.