Best Balsams Wilderness Snowboarding

The MOST popular snowboarding destination in New Hampshire.

  New Hampshire, US


  September 6, 2019

North of Berlin near Dixville Notch in the northern tip of New Hampshire, the family-oriented Balsams ski area has 16 runs spread over 87 acres accessing a maximum vertical descent of 1,000 feet. It has exciting runs of up to two miles long, all at the highest base elevation in the East. Looking for adventure? Theres also limitless backcountry in the surrounding region.

Tip - stay at the Resort Hotel and lift tickets are free! Also, the best Balsams Wilderness snowboarding can be found during the months of January and February.

To reach Balsams Wilderness from the south, head north on US93 over Franconia Notch to Exit #35. Follow SR3 to Colebrook. Head east on SR26 for 11 miles to Dixville Notch where Balsams Wilderness ski area is located.

Overall, Balsams Wilderness is the 1st most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 19 snowboarding resorts in New Hampshire.

Local Contacts:  Balsams Wilderness Ski Area (603) 255-3951; NH Tourism (800) 88SKI-NH.

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Luxury Loding:  Balsam Grand Resort Hotel

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  44.87, -71.307

Date Published:  12/25/2015

Date Updated:  9/6/2019

ID:  10901

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