Canmore Nordic Center hosts race on machine made snow. (Canmore Nordic)
As the days become colder and winter approaches the ski season beckons, but about 40 cross country (XC) ski areas are no longer waiting for the snow to fly to begin their ski season because they’ve invested in snowmaking, just like their alpine ski area cousins.
Heading down from High Country at Waterville Valley. (Waterville Valley)
New Hampshire's Waterville Valley Resort has the go-ahead from the USDA Forest Service to begin construction of the new High Country T-Bar Lift, proposed in May. While the ski season is just around the corner, the approval has spurred construction to begin immediately.
Guided family hikes take in Presidential Range views at Bretton Woods. (Bretton Woods)
New Hampshire’s mountainous playgrounds plan to celebrate with family-friendly events across the state Labor Day weekend.
Attitash charges into spring. (Attitash/Facebook)
April has begun on a wonderful note for Northeast resorts with a foot of snow falling April 1, making conditions so great that several have decided to extend their season.
Headed to Green Peak. (Waterville Valley)
Ever wonder what the story is behind the names of your favorite ski trails? In celebration of New Hampshire’s newest trails, more than 600 people submitted trail name ideas and the stories behind them for Waterville Valley’s Green Peak trail name contest. Winners were chosen based on the character of the trail and the story behind it.
Waterville Valley Resort in white, with the new Green Peak trails to the left. (Waterville Valley)
After breaking ground on Waterville Valley’s Green Peak expansion in September, the new Green Peak Triple lift will debut Feb. 11 with an opening ceremony and ribbon cutting at 10 a.m.
Thanks to a mix of natural and man-made snow, Sunday opens Nov. 23. (Sunday River)
A mild fall kept many Northeast skiers and riders fearing we might face another winter like last year, but the temps have dropped, snow has arrived and opening days are happening across the region.
Waterville Valley has begun cutting 10 new trails on Green Peak. (Martha Wilson)
The smell of cut pine and the sound of chippers and heavy machinery are in the air as Waterville Valley Resort has begun trail work on a 45-acre, 10-trail addition to its slopes in New Hampshire’s White Mountain National Forest.
Waterville Valley Resort’s Hannah Kearney will be on the New Hampshire mountain to meet and ski with guests on March 21, 2015.
It's be a free powder day at Waterville Valley Resort in New Hampshire today (Feb. 3). In celebration of the Patriots Super Bowl win, Waterville Valley is inviting all of New England to ski or ride for free as the finale of their Patriots Tuesday promotion run during the football season.
Hopefully there’s going to be some new ski gear waiting for you under the tree this year, and if you are lucky enough to be able to celebrate Christmas on the slopes this year, you’ll find some great deals and fun activities as well a some quieter runs before the vacation week starts.
Mr. Plant, a Veeco Film production based on the travels of snowboarder and New Hampshire backwoodsman Pat Moore, follows Pat as he spends a season traveling around the world with the rest of the Volcom Snow family, friends and icons.
Waterville Valley Resort and the Waterville Valley Black and Blue Trail Smashers (WVBBTS) / Snowsports Educational Foundationhave announced a joint project that is expected to yield significant upgrades in snowmaking for the 2014/15 season. T
Waterville Valley Tennis Center will host the 33rd annual New Hampshire Open Tennis Championships July 18 to 20. As one of the most important tennis events of the year, the $10,000 tourney is set on the 18 red clay court complex of the Waterville Valley Tennis Center.
The first major snowstorm of the 2013-14 winter season rolled through the Northeast this past weekend, dropping up to two feet of snow on ski areas from Pennsylvania through Maine.
Many mountain resorts and towns throughout the east will be hosting a variety of events and activities Columbus Day Weekend Oct. 12-14. Here is a sampling.
“A lot of resorts in the Northeast have been investing capital in new snowmaking technology,” Mount Sunapee’s Bruce McCloy told SnoCountry.com. “This is a win, win, win proposition.
New Hampshire has always been a popular place for city-dwellers to beat the summer heat, and the Granite State is ready to welcome travelers from the Boston and New York City areas, as well as metro regions farther south.
Timing is everything, and if you have considered a New Hampshire ski and ride vacation this month, your timing is corduroy perfect. Ski New Hampshire is offering substantial ticket savings that can be used during the Presidents’ Week holiday and beyond.