Bretton Woods, New Hampshire

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A ski resort with terrain for all levels and closeby lodging, lots of apres ski activities and a good ski school make for great vacations on snow.

New Hampshire Ski Resorts FAQ

New Hampshire Ski Resorts: Exciting and Fun Boarding and Skiing

New Hampshire is a popular New England skiing and snowboarding destination, thanks to the White Mountains that call the state home.

Southern New Hampshire Mountains like Pat’s Peak and Mt. Sunapee are local favorites and an easy day trip from Southern New England.

To the north, Loon Mountain Resort prides itself on their quality terrain parks. Cannon Mountain and Bretton Woods, located in the shadow of Mount Washington, boast some of the best skiable terrain in the state. New Hampshire is also home to the best backcountry skiing on the East Coast, Tuckerman’s Ravine.

New Hampshire Ski Resort FAQs

How Many Ski Resorts Are There in New Hampshire?

There are 19 ski resorts in New Hampshire, and many are within a 30 minutes’ drive of each other – making it easy to hit up as many ski areas as you’d like during a vacation.

What Are the Top New Hampshire Ski Resorts for Families

If you want to take the whole family on a fun ski trip, we recommend the following resorts:

  • Mount Sunapee
  • Bretton Woods
  • Loon Mountain
  • Black Mountain
  • Waterville Valley

Which New Hampshire Ski Resorts Are Near Boston?

The following resorts are nearest to Boston:

  • Pats Peak in Henniker: 1.5 hours
  • Gunstock in Gilford: 1.5 hours
  • Mount Sunapee in New London: 1.75 hours

Which New Hampshire Ski Resort Has the Longest Vertical Drop?

Loon Mountain has 2,100 feet of vertical drop and 61 trails. It is followed by Bretton Woods, which has a 1,500-foot vertical drop along with 464 skiable acres. It is New Hampshire’s largest ski resort.

Click on any resort below to find out ski and snow reports for New Hampshire resorts, or click on the other tabs for information on New Hampshire resort stats, chairlifts or user reviews of New Hampshire ski areas.

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