Great Glen Trails Outdoor
Winter at Great Glen Trails Outdoor
Center offers cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snow tubing at
the base of Mt. Washington. Skate, track, or back-country, our trail
system has something for every skill level from beginners to
advanced skiers. Our ski school offers personal instruction with a
diverse and experienced teaching staff that can coach and guide any
level of experience. We have a full service rental shop and Great
Glen Outfitters is one of the premiere cross-country shops in the
area. The ultimate winter experience is a trip in our SnowCoach up
the Mt. Washington Auto Road to the world above tree line! The
SnowCoach is an 8-passenger van that has been specially equipped
with all-wheel drive and a unique 4-track system. Cross-country ski
or snowshoe down or simply sight see from the comfort of the
SnowCoach. The SnowCoach up the Mt. Washington Auto Road is
available at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center in Pinkham Notch from
December through March - weather permitting. The 1 1/4 hour tours
depart from Great Glen Trails daily on a first come, first served
basis and advance reservations are not available. SKI PROFILE: Cross
country skiing, snowshoeing & snow tubing at the base of Mt.
Washington TRAILS: 40km (14km tracked; 20km skate groomed; 20km
back-country) SERVICES: Lessons; rentals; Outfitters Shop; cafe;
snow making; Snow Coach trips up Mt. Washington to tree line
TICKETS: Adults $18; Jrs 6-12/Srs 62+ $12; Afternoon passes
available HOURS: 8:30am-4:30pm daily.
Spring, Summer, and Fall - Imagine mountain biking at the base of
Mt. Washington on beautiful rolling carriage roads and challenging
trails surrounded by the White Mountain National Forest and Northern
Presidential Mountains. Our diverse system crosses beautiful fields,
scenic rivers, and beaver bogs. Rent a bike or bring your own. Or
just come to Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center and enjoy an easy hike
with the family along gentle trails in the shadow of Mt. Washington
and the Presidential Range. Picnic lunches are available in the Glen
View cafe here in the lodge. Warm weather also means guided canoe
and kayak trips with Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center. Come and
float on a mirror smooth lake surrounded by wildlife or challenge
yourself in the rapids with one of Great Glenís experienced guides.
For more information call 603-466-2333
WINTER & SPRING:
Voted #1 Scenery & Top 10 for Terrain
& Challenge (SKI Magazine, Oct. 2011),
Wildcat Mountain IS NH's best kept secret where you can access 2,112
ft. vertical in just 6 minutes via New England's most powerful Quad
chairlift! At Wildcat Mountain, you spend your time cruising
un-crowded slopes; not waiting in lines!
Wildcatís 2,000 ft. base elevation
and proximity to Mt. Washington produces an average annual natural
snowfall of over 200Ē inches.
SUMMER & FALL:
New Hampshire's Only ZipRider
is now twice the capacity and even more vertical fun with a total of
4 zip line cables. Soar a 1/2 mile over tree tops, ski
trails, a river ... on a zip-line cable at 45 miles per hour! For
information & details, please call or visit us on the web.
The "Wildcat Express" quad is transformed into NH's highest 4-person
Gondola Skyride! Ride with family and friends (pets, too!) and
experience breathtaking views of the East's highest peaks in the
comfort and security of Wildcat's 4-person glass-enclosed gondola
cabins! Cast a line in our stocked trout pond, walk a mile in to
Thompson Brook Falls or along a part of the Appalachian Trail.
Enjoy a fresh lunch or picnic made to order and bring along for the
ride---lunch & ride packages complete a FEAST for ALL your senses,
and they are packed with VALUE!
VERTICAL DROP: 2112í
TRAILS & GLADES: 49 (Novice 25%; Intermediate 45%;
TRAIL ACREAGE: 225
SERVICES: Learn to Ski/Snowboard Pkg. incl. lift, lesson, rental;
Lionís Den Ski/Snowboard Full & Half Day Kidsí programs (ages 4-12);
Kitten Club Nursery (2 mos- 5 yrs.) & Cubs Snowplay programs
(3yrs.-5 yrs); free shuttle (weekends & holidays) to Great Glen
Trails for x-country, snow shoeing, tubing, climbing wall, and
SnowCoach tours along the Mt. Washington Auto Road.
TICKETS 2011/012: Midweek Adult $63; Young Adult $48; Jrs/Srs. $39.
Weekends/Holidays Adult $70; Young Adult $55; Jrs/Srs. $50.
HOURS: Mon-Fri 9am-3:30pm; Wknds/Hols* 8:30am-3:30 pm (Ďtil 4pm
beginning mid-Feb. as daylight hours permit). Route 16, Pinkham
Notch Business, Information & Reservations: U.S. 1-888-SKI-WILD,
(603)466-3326 Intíl 011-44-603-466-3326