#1 Loon - for access in the East
#6 Loon - for grooming in the East
#7 Loon - for snow in the East
#8 Loon - for lodging in the East
#4 Cannon - for challenging terrain in the East
#5 Bretton Woods - for grooming in th East
- Ski Magazine 2012 Resort Survey
· Loon is 'easy on, easy off' with an ample supply of lodging, dining, and apres options minutes away
· Readers give Bretton Woods Top 5 rankings in Family Programs, Snow, Scenery, Grooming and Service. This "hidden jewel," with its historic grand hotel and stunning views of Mount Washington, even ranks no. 1 for Weather, thanks to its own microclimate (wind-sheltered by day, upslope flurries by night)
· the accommodation options in New Hampshire offer incredible value and quality
All resorts are within an approx. 3 hour drive from Boston.
Experience New Hampshire's biggest skiing. Loon Mountain is New England's most accessible mountain resort destination offering 2,100 ft. of vertical, plenty of terrain and program variety, great snow, superior service, many lodging and dining options-and it's easy and convenient to get to! Loon has terrain everyone will enjoy, from steep bump runs, long cruisers, tree skiing, the Loon Mountain Park and superpipe, to gentle beginner runs and a Burton Progression Park. Loon's newest peak, South Peak, features five trails and two lifts. Known for great snow, Loon has a veteran team of snowmakers and groomers who take pride in bringing you the best snow possible
Loon Mountain offers 49 trails and 12 lifts.
The genuine Waterville Valley is a natural snow pocket surrounded by 4,000' mountain peaks. It's the rush of that first run down White Caps. It's watching your daughter ski Oblivion for the first time. It's Exhibition Park. And it's Town Square shops and restaurants, ice skating, sleigh rides and cross country skiing steps from your lodge.
Waterville Valley offers 52 trails and 12 lifts.
Discover a value that goes beyond the low price at Cannon Mountain. Set just off I-93 in spectacularly scenic Franconia Notch State Park, Cannon offers the right experience for your entire family. Beginners, you'll enjoy learning to ski and ride in your own space, exploring the Tuckerbrook Family Area. Separated from the rest of the Mountain,Tuckerbrook includes 13 trails and glades geared specifically to beginners and low intermediate skiers and riders. Just want to carve the greens and blues? Over half of Cannon is yours. Consider yourself an expert? Challenge your nerves by dropping into newly-opened Mittersill-the only lift-assisted backcountry in the East. Mittersill adds 187 acres to the Mountain total, 86 of which are skiable.
With so much mountain, you'll spend more time making turns at the area SKI Magazine readers voted the "#1 Value in the East."
Cannon offers 60 trails and 9 lifts.
With more than $6 million in improvements in 2011, Cranmore is the place to ski and ride in New Hampshire, now more than ever. Your child will develop skills and confidence to last a lifetime in the state-of-the-art children's center. Located close to our hotel in North Conway, for 2012-13 they are introducing a new triple chair and 60 new snow cannons.
54 trails and 10 lifts.
The largest ski area in New Hampshire, Bretton Woods boasts some of the best conditions and weather in the region. One hundred and two Alpine trails and glades and a 100-kilometer Nordic trail network make for endless fun for beginners and experts alike. Award-winning snow, service, and family programs, complemented by some of the most breathtaking scenery in the East, make this a truly unique, world-class winter destination.
102 trails and 9 lifts.
Ski New Hampshire comprises of 5 ski resorts located in the White Mountains, all covered by one lift ticket - the 5 Mountain Passport. The ski resorts all have close to 100% top-to-bottom snowmaking and world-class grooming to ensure great conditions.