Downhill Skiing in Northern NH
Downhill enthusiasts will enjoy the trails, terrain, and views offered by two great ski resorts located nearby: Wildcat Ski Resort and Bretton Woods Ski Area. In Gorham, less than 15 minutes from Wildcat, you’ll find a variety of lodging options.
Located within the White Mountain National Forest, Wildcat Mountain has more than 2100 vertical feet of skiing and snowboarding terrain for any ability level. Take in the spectacular views of Mount Washington, Tuckerman Ravine, and surrounding Presidential Range as you ski legendary steeps, glades and hidden stashes. Wildcat boasts the state’s longest beginner trail, Polecat.
Bretton Woods is the state’s largest ski area with 464 acres of skiing and snowboarding on 62 trails and 35 glades and two terrain parks. Nine lifts, including four high-speed quads, make your ride up the mountain almost as fun as the ride down. Bretton Woods is consistently recognized for superior grooming and snow quality, and offers great specials throughout the season.
Located just 30 minutes from Jackson, NH and less than an hour from North Conway and Lincoln, the Androscoggin Valley is nestled amidst two of New Hampshire’s most scenic regions – the White Mountains and the Great North Woods on the northern side of Mt. Washington and the Presidential Range. The area offers a variety of activities and attractions throughout the four seasons. Start planning your trip now!