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


Smilin skier at Wildcat. (Wildcat photo).

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.

It's officially goggle tan and tee-shirt season at Mt Washington Valley's 13 ski resorts and XC Centers. Longer days and warmer temps, not to mention tons of pond skimming and spring skiing events make the end of the ski season our favorite time of the year. 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!  Check each individual snow report for conditions and what's open. Drive safely on your way to the Valley and stay healthy!

Snow report from Mt Washington Valley’s 7 ski resorts on March 12, 2020

Attitash - 41 trails/41 groomed, 3 terrain parks, 260 acres of skiable terrain, 7 lifts running. Base depth: 24”-40”. Snowfall this season: 66”.

Black Mountain - 29 trails, machine groomed. 1 lift running. Base depth: 24”-30”. Snowfall this season: N/A.

Bretton Woods - 42 trails/1 glade, 249 acres of skiable terrain, 6 lifts running. Base depth: 20”-30”. 1" to 2” of new snow in the past 7 days. Snowfall this season: 154”.

Cranmore  - 44 trails/1 glade, 37 trails groomed, 4 terrain parks, 168 acres of skiable terrain, 4 lifts running. Base depth: 15”-24”. Snowfall this season: 76”.

King Pine  - 17 trails/88% groomed, terrain parks closed, 4 lifts running. Base depth: 6”-24”. Snowfall this season: 51”.

Shawnee Peak  - 30 trails/79% groomed, 2 terrain parks, 4 lifts running. Base depth: 34”. Snowfall this season: N/A.

Wildcat  - 41 trails/22 groomed, 259 acres of skiable terrain, 3 lifts running. Base depth: 20”-45”. Snowfall this season: 113”.

Trail report from Mt Washington Valley’s 6 XC Centers on March 12, 2020

Bear Notch Ski Touring  - 11 of 34 trails/50 km open. Night skiing open. Grooming underway where possible. Base depth: 12"-22". Dog friendly.

Bretton Woods Nordic Center - 44 trails (74km). 2 trails (5km) track set, 21 trails (36km) skate groomed. Lift served terrain open. Base depth: 2”-10”. 1-2” of new snow in the past 7 days. Snowfall this season: 154”.

Great Glen Trails - 45 km trails open, 25km skate groomed, 18km track set. 45km of snowshoeing. Average base depth: 20”. Snowfall this season: 113”. Tubing, fatbiking & SnowCoach closed.

Jackson Ski Touring Foundation  - 15 trails (57km), 17km skate groomed, 15km track set. Base depth: 4"-10". 6" snowfall in the past 7 days. Snowfall this season: N/A.

Purity Spring XC and Snowshoe Preserve  - Closed on Thursday. Snowfall this season: 51”.

Mt Washington Valley Ski Touring & Snowshoe Foundation - 45km of trails open in Whitaker Woods & Intervale networks. 45km of snowshoeing. 2km fatbiking open. Base depth: 6”-10”. Snowfall this season: N/A.

 Let the photos tell the snow story!  

A blue boarder on a bluebird day isn't blue with these conditions at Wildcat! (Wildcat photo)

This young boarder jumps for joy at great spring conditions at King Pine. (Credit:

Skiers delight with first tracks after the groomers do their magic at Bretton Woods. (Bretton Woods photo).

What a day to be skiiing to the clouds at Great Glen Trails! (Great Glen Trails photo).

An early morning view over the Saco to Cranmore Mountain Resort (Credit:

Skiers at Jackson XC are treated to great spring conditions and fabulous mountain views. (Credit:

All smiles on the trails at King Pine. (Credit:

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