Bretton Woods opened for the season, Nov. 22nd. This tele-skier was among those who got first tracks.
Here’s the update on snow conditions and anticipated opening dates (all weather dependent) from Mt Washington Valley today, Wednesday, November 23, 2016:
Attitash – Anticipated opening: December 9 or 10, 2016
Black Mountain – Anticipated opening: Saturday, December 3, 2016
Bretton Woods – Open for the season with 2 trails/2 lifts and 30 skiable acres. Base depth: 4”-18”. 1” of snow in the past 24 hours. 10” of natural snowfall for the season. Bretton Woods Skier Homecoming this weekend.
Cranmore – Anticipated opening for Cranmore Adventure Park (rides & tubing): Friday, November 25, 2016. Anticipated opening for skiing is weather dependent.
King Pine – Anticipated opening: Friday, December 16, 2016
Shawnee Peak – Anticipated opening: Saturday, December 10, 2016.
Wildcat– Opening: Thursday, November 24, 2016 (gobble gobble)
The XC Ski Centers in Mt Washington Valley are all anticipating opening in December with opening dates totally dependent on weather.
Bear Notch Ski Touring – Weather dependent
Bretton Woods Nordic Center – Weather dependent
Great Glen Trails – Weather dependent
Jackson Ski Touring Foundation – Anticipated opening: Saturday, December 10, 2016
Mt. Washington Valley Ski Touring – Anticipated opening: Saturday, December 17, 2016
Purity Spring XC and Snowshoe Reserve – Weather dependent
Photos of the Week:
Opening Day at Bretton Woods: Skiers were welcomed to some nice powder conditions on Bretton Wood’s opening day. Photo taken 11/22/16. Bretton Woods photo.
Early Morning Snowmaking at Wildcat: Wildcat Snowmaking Team has been working hard since Sunday evening covering Lynx trails from top-to-bottom. Operation efforts are focused around a Thanksgiving holiday opening, offering over 2′,100 vertical feet is skiing and riding. Photo taken 11/23/16. Ian Connor/Wildcat photo.
Snowguns blasting at Cranmore: White snow against a blue sky blankets the trails at Cranmore in anticipation of opening as soon as possible. Megan Penny/Cranmore photo.