North Conway, NH Skiing

Cross Country

XC Skiing in the White Mountains, North Conway, Lincoln, Jackson and Franconia Notch: The world’s best cross-country trails and scenery is in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. There are nearly 1000km of tracked and skate-groomed trails for beginners to experts with endless backcountry skiing for the hardcore. Mount Washington Valley Ski Touring has the best trails in Mount Washington Valley. New Hampshire State Parks can point you in the right direction in Franconia and throughout the rest of the White Mountains. The Great Glen Trails and the Androscoggin Chamber know where to slide on their side of the mountains or cross-country ski from the door of our advertisers. Also, check out the great Ski & Stay lodging packages or rent a condo or home at Top Notch Vacations.


As for Alpine…..AKA downhill skiing in the White Mountains, North Conway, Lincoln, Jackson and Franconia Notch, you’ll find more than 600 back country, groomed and gladed ski trails at nearly a dozen ski areas to glide and ride at . . . from small, family-owned venues to major mountain ventures. From beginners to experts to the dyed-in-the-wool, hardcore, back-country skier, there is terrain for everyone in the White Mountains of New Hamsphire!

All ski resorts are located within a 5 minute walk or 60 minute drive from the centers of North Conway, Jackson, Lincoln or Franconia, and all are in the heart of the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Add to this, world-class art galleries, New England-made craft shops, mountain biking, hiking, fishing, etc. You can access it all in these quaint New England villages. All told, there are more than two dozen world class ski areas and attractions like Loon, Wildcat, Cranmore, Clark’s Trading Post, the Conway Scenic Railroad, Whale’s Tale, as well as the best swimming and fishing holes in the North Country. And don’t forget to shop at the more than 200 factory outlets that call the White Mountains home.

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