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The best way to describe life at the Balsams Wilderness is to say that, once you register, everything you want to do here is included in your tab. This is a full American plan resort. The meals are incredible. The vertical is 1,000 feet and the skiing and riding are fun. The reason to come here, however, is for the entire experience. Yes, this is the Dixville Notch, where the first Presidential election votes are tallied.
Projected Opening Ski Season: 12/22/2012
Projected Closing Ski Season: 03/24/2013
Days Open Last Year: 105
Years Open: 47
Average Snowfall: 250"
Pros: good trails, uncrowded
Cons: slow lifts
Pros: very reasonable lift prices
Cons: skiing solo
Wonderful resort with superb food, fabulous staff, nice rooms at the upper end of the price range, excellent XC skiing and fair downhill skiing. Good value in winter which is their off... [! full_review
The Balsams Wilderness feels about as far away from anything as you can get in New England. One friend said, "When your wheels fall off the edge of the Earth, you're there."... [! full_review
Cost is $149 per person, per night, for lodging, meals, skiing.More