Skiing in New Hampshire

It is not called SKI 93 for nothing!  The mountains of New Hampshire have something for everyone – beautiful groomed terrain (Bretton Woods and Mt. Sunapee frequently win this accolade), natural snow conditions (be sure to check out Cannon Mountain after a good snow fall), excellent learn to ski programs and more.

There are mountains of all levels spread across the state – from first timers trying out McIntyre Ski Area in Manchester to Tuckerman’s Ravine, where experts (and others) hike up and ski down this challenging and avalanche prone slope on Mt. Washington well into the spring.

General Information and Deals:

Visit Ski NH for information and pre-season lift ticket deals for many downhill and cross country ski resorts in New Hampshire.  During the winter months, check out the SKI NH magazine.

The New England Pass provides access to three premier mountain resorts — Sunday River, Loon Mountain and Sugarloaf — all with one season pass.

The Threedom Pass is a combo pass for Bretton Woods, Waterville Valley, and Cranmore Mountain.

For discounts, check out discountlifttickets.net to see if there is a deal for you.

Downhill Skiing and Boarding

Attitash

Balsams

Black Mountain

Bretton Woods

Cannon Mountain

Cranmore Mountain Resort

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Crotched Mountain

Granite Gorge

Gunstock

King Pine

Loon Mountain

McIntyre Ski Area

Mount Sunapee Resort

Pat’s Peak

Ragged Mountain

Tenney Mountain

Waterville Valley

Whaleback Mountain

Wildcat Mountain

In the Back Country – Some skiers and boarders just cannot stay on the path.  You can find some recommendations at  nhtrails.org, but you must create an account.

For many, Tuckerman’s Ravine offers some of the most challenging backcountry skiing anywhere.

Check out these NH back country skiers on You Tube.

Cross-Country Skiing

Below are some general sites for locating cross country skiing near you.  There are so many places to cross country ski that it is difficult to create a statewide list.  The SKI NH list below is the most comprehensive, however, hard core x-country skiers know all kinds of tracks out there that are groomed by snowmobiles or other skiers on which you can quickly disappear into a white silence.

SKI NH includes a section with links to 19 cross country ski areas and other resources.

Here are some more:

A1 Trails

Trail Source

Cross Country Ski NH

NH Snow Sports

NH Trails

Visit New Hampshire

Trails.Com

White Mountain Nordic

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