XC Skiing in the White Mountains, North Conway
Some of 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 back country skiing for the hardcore. In North Conway Village, Mount Washington Valley Ski Touring has the best trails in the North Conway area and span from North Conway Village to and throughout to Intervale, NH, up by the New England Inn and run along the beautiful and scenic Saco River with magnificent views of the Moat Mountains and Mt. Washington. There’s a trail in the North Conway Village side of the XC system that has, what we feel to be, one of the top 10 views in the world.
Here’s a hint; when skiing up hill, do NOT turn around til you get to THE top.
Jackson Ski Touring Foundation presents state of the art grooming on trails designed to suit every taste and ability, whether you prefer quiet striding through old growth New England forest or all out skate skiing and an international race course. You can visit on-trail destinations: the warming cabin and Cocoa Café on the Ellis River Trail and numerous eateries and pubs and inns.
Explore trails winding through riverside hayfields, mountainside spruce and hemlock forests offering a diverse selection of terrain for all abilities from easy rolling hills to more challenging intermediate and back country trails. Over 50% of the network is rated easy to provide interesting and exciting skiing for novice skiers as well as the entire family.These trails connect Intervale, Kearsarge, and North Conway Village offering outstanding scenery with views of the Saco River and magnificent Mt. Washington.
At Bear Notch we have over 65KM of: Spectacular Riverside Views, Pristine Waterfalls, Picturesque Flat Meadows and Challenging Hills. Well behaved dogs and owners are allowed on our entire network!
Our “Warming Hut” offers:
- Hot Chocolate – Teas – Coffee,
- Soups and Snacks,
- A selection of candy and bottled beverages, and we always offer warm complimentary