Ski North Conway NH in the Heart of the White Mountains!

All 13 ski resorts and XC Centers are open in Mt Washington Valley - no wonder she's smiing!  Look forward to amazing skiing and riding, plus snowshoeing, fatbiking, tubing, mountain coasters and zip lines at all our resorts! (Photo credit:WiseguyCreative.com at King Pine.).

Welcome to New England's premier skiing, snow sports and winter playground in the heart of the White Mountains. Ski North Conway NH and find the best skiing in the east with seven Alpine Ski Resorts and six Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Centers, all within 45 minutes of North Conway Village!

Not a skier? Not a problem! There is so much more to do in the White Mountains. Tubing & zip lining, ice skating, fat biking, scenic chairlift rides, snowmobiling with over 200 miles of trails winding through the White Mountain National Forest, dog sleddingsleigh rides, world-class ice climbing, ride to the summit of the highest peak in the Northeast or come in out of the cold to enjoy a fun indoor activityThere are lots of exciting winter events plus wonderful choices for lodging from motel to resort. Find your getaway here.

For the second week in a row, we send our About the Snow newsletter out in the midst of a snowstorm. After consistent snowfall throughout the past week (Ski resorts & XC centers reporting 12" to 17" of new snowfall over the past week), we're applauding the forecast for moderate accumulations of snow on our 13 ski resorts and XC Centers today - just in time for President's Week. Look for a packed events schedule and hundreds of miles of terrain collectively open on the slopes and trails throughout the Valley. There's no place like Mt Washington Valley where there's something for everyone during a vacation week! Have a great Valentine's Day weekend in Mt Washington Valley. Drive safely on the way up!

 Looking for glades? Yes! They’re open at Bretton Woods and Wildcat. Looking for fat biking? You’ll find multiple locations for trails and rentals at Great Glen Trails and MWV Ski Touring. Not a skier? Try Cranmore Adventure Park and Attitash for Mountain Coasters, Bretton Woods for Canopy Tours and King Pine, Great Glen Trails and Cranmore for Tubing! Snowmobile trails are now open too with rentals and guided rides available in Bartlett, Bretton Woods and Gorham. Everything an outdoor-loving family could want is here in Mt Washington Valley, NH, New England's premier outdoor playground.

ALPINE SNOW REPORT AS OF THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2020

Attitash  - 68 trails/42 groomed, 3 terrain parks, 319 acres of skiable terrain, 7 lifts running. Base depth: 24”-40”. 12” of new snow in the past 4 days, 16” in the past 7 days. Snowfall this season: 49”.

Black Mountain - 26 trails, 2 lifts running. Base depth: 24”-30”. 11” of snow in the past 4 days. 15” of snow in the past 7 days. Snowfall this season: N/A.

Bretton Woods - 63 trails/29 glades, 464 acres of skiable terrain, 7 lifts running. Base depth: 16”-24”. 1” of new snow in the past 24 hours. 6” of snow in the past 72 hours. 18” in the past 7 days. Snowfall this season: 130”.

Cranmore  - 52 trails,  4 terrain parks, 150 acres of skiable terrain, 4 lifts running. Base depth: 19”-28”. 1” of new snow in the past 24 hours. 7” of new snow in the past 4 days. 10” of new snow in the past 7 days. Snowfall this season: 60”.

King Pine  - 17 trails, 1 terrain park, 5 lifts running. Base depth: 12”-30”. 1” of new snow in the past 24 hours. 7” of new snow in the past 4 days. 13” of new snow in the past 7 days. Snowfall this season: 45”.

Shawnee Peak  - 33 trails, 2 terrain parks, 4 lifts running. Base depth: 24”-34”. 6” of new snow in the past 4 days. Snowfall this season: N/A.

Wildcat  - 42 trails/21 groomed, 277 acres of skiable terrain, 4 lifts running. Base depth: 28”-40”. 6” of new snow in the past 4 days. 14” of snow in the past 7 days. Snowfall this season: 94”.

NORDIC TRAIL REPORT AS OF THURSDAY, FEBURARY 13, 2020

Bear Notch Ski Touring  - Freshly groomed terrain open on trail networks, trails are either skate groomed and/or track set. 12” of new snow in the past 7 days. Snowfall this season: N/A.

Bretton Woods Nordic Center - 41 trails (74km), 68km skate groomed, 39km track set. Base depth: 6”-10”. 1” of new snow in the past 24 hours. 6” of snow in the past 72 hours. 18” in the past 7 days. Snowfall this season: 130”.

Great Glen Trails  - 36 trails (45km), 26km skate groomed, 18km track set. 45km of snowshoeing. Base depth: 16”. 14” of new snow in the past 7 days. Snowfall this season: 93”. Tubing and SnowCoach open. Fatbiking closed.

Jackson Ski Touring Foundation  - 34 trails (63km), 45km skate groomed, 43km track set. Base depth: 4”-10”. 6” of snow in the past 7 days. Snowfall this season: N/A.

Purity Spring XC and Snowshoe Preserve  - 15km skate groomed, no tracks set. 20km of snowshoeing. 7” of new snow in the past 4 days. 13” of new snow in the past 7 days. Snowfall this season: 45”.

Mt Washington Valley Ski Touring & Snowshoe Foundation - 40km of trails open in both trail networks. 45km of snowshoeing. 2km fatbiking trail open. Base depth: 6”-9”. 10” of new snow in the past 7 days.  Snowfall this season: N/A.

 Let the photos tell the story!

King Pine skiers are treated to even more snow on Thursday, Feb 13th. (King Pine photo).

Skiers and riders are loving the snow in the glades at Bretton Woods. (Bretton Woods photo on Feb 12, 2020).


This smiling skier is loving all the new snow at Great Glen Trails this week where 14" of new snow have fallen over the past week. (Photo by Great Glen Trails on Feb 10, 2020).

We're not sure which of these King Pine skiers are more excited - Mom or her little skier.  (King Pine photo taken Feb 12, 2020).

Deep blue skies against the white snow make for perfect skiing days and photos too at Shawnee Peak.  (Shawnee Peak photo taken Feb 12, 2020).

After 14" of new snowfall over the past week, it's a winter wonderland at Wildcat! (Wildcat photo taken on Feb 12, 2020).

Fat bikers flock to the MWV Ski Touring & Snowshoe Trails in Whitaker Woods after work. (Credit: WiseguyCreative.com).

Glade skiers getting first tracks in 17" of powder that fell over the past week. (Bretton Woods photo taken Feb 12, 2020).

The jackets may be blue, but these skiers don't have the blues after 10" of new snowfall at Cranmore in the past 6 days. (Cranmore photo taken Feb 12, 2020).

All is calm. All is bright as Cranmore lights the view over North Conway on Feb 12, 2020. (Credit: WiseguyCreative.com)

Click here for a complete gallery of photos from this week
on the Mt Washington Valley's online photo album.


3 days and 3 nights of exhilarating events and hardcore outdoor recreation for the seasoned athlete or first-time competitor. 

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