Southeast of Littleton near Bretton Woods, the Bretton Woods Ski Area has 102 runs spread over 464 acres served by 7 lifts accessing a maximum vertical descent 1,500 feet. With over 200 inches of snowfall annually, there are some gnarly steeps and newly expanded glades (175 acres) for experts. There are 10 newly added runs and also the challenging shreds down Rosebrook Canyon Glades (30 acres). Plus, there are lighted runs for night riding.
If you are looking to escape the crowds, check out runs including Mr Moose and Dark Star. The best Bretton Woods snowboarding can be found during the months of January and February.
Note, the ski area can be quite busy on the weekends, but very empty on the weekdays.
To reach the snowboarding at Bretton Woods Ski Area from the south, head north on US93 over Franconia Notch to Exit #35. Veer right heading northeast and follow Route 3N to Twin Mountain. Turn right heading east on SR 302E to Bretton Woods Ski Area on the right hand side.
Tip - Before snowboarding at Bretton Woods ski area, you may want to independently verify the officially reported snow base depth report. In addition, the lodging near the ski area can be quite expensive, especially on the weekends. Also, in the past, Bretton Woods has offered a discount college card ski pass.
Overall, Bretton Woods Ski Area is the 9th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 19 snowboarding resorts in New Hampshire.
Local Contacts: Bretton Woods Ski Area (603) 278-3320; NH Tourism (800) 88SKI-NH.
Best Season: Jan. - Mar.
Average Difficulty: Moderate
Base Camp: Bretton Arms Country Inn (603) 278-5000
Luxury Loding: Mount Washington Hotel (800) 258-0330
Reference Source: click here https://www.brettonwoods.com/
GPS: 44.259331, -71.460271
Date Published: 12/31/2015
Date Updated: 9/6/2019
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