Ski conditions summary for Mt Washington Valley as of March 1st, 2018

Here are the conditions and events in store for the weekend from Mt Washington Valley as of today, Thursday, March 1:

Attitash – 57 trails, 53 groomed runs, 3 parks, 236 acres skiable terrain. 7 lifts. Base depth: 18″-24″. 4″ of new snow in the past 5 days. 80″ of snow this season. Live entertainment in at Bear Peak & Ptarmigan Pub over the weekend.

Black Mountain – 26 trails,23 groomed runs. 2 lifts, more running this weekend. Base depths: 12″-36″. 4″ of snowfall in the past 4 days. Find live entertainment in Lostbo Pub Friday through Sunday.

Bretton Woods – 45 trails, 255 skiable acres.7 lifts. Base depth: 30″- 40″. 2″ of snowfall in the past 4 days. 138″ of snowfall this season. Enjoy both adult and kids’ Apres Ski Parties after a day of great skiing.

Cranmore– 44 trails, 42 groomed ,153 skiable acres. 6 lifts. Base: 16″-29″. Tubing & Mountain Adventure Park open Fri – Sun. Sat entertainment in Zips Pub and Cranapalooza entertainment on all week & through weekend for NH Vacation Week. 80th Anniversary ticket specials this weekend, Cranapalooza festivities and apres ski in Zips Pub on Saturday.

King Pine – 100% open. 17 trails, 88% groomed. 50 skiable acres, 5 lifts. Base depth: 12″-30″. 3″ of new snow in the past 5 days. 72″ of snow this season. The tubing park open for regular hours; check on skating rink. Gold Rush fun today (3/1)! Kids 12 and under will find candy along Pokey Pine Trail starting at 1pm. Torchlight Tubing on Friday, Sat night family racing.

Shawnee Peak -32 trails open (26 groomed), 3 terrain parks open. 4 lifts. Base depth: 24″-34″. 5″ of new snow in the past 7 days. Friday is New England Ski Day – special offers for New England skiers with license. Winter Kids Day on Fri. #1 & Cardboard Box Race on Sat.

Wildcat 23 trails (19 groomed) and 142 skiable terrain. 4 lifts operating. Base depths: 20″-30″. 4″ of new snow in the past 4 days. 112″ of snowfall this season. Catch live entertainment from 1:00-4:00pm in the pub Fri & Sat, Crazy Catwalk Challenge on Sat.

Mt Washington Valley’s XC and Snowshoe Centers

Bear Notch Ski Touring – 45km trails open, 45km classic, 45km skating. Base depths: 19″-28″. 4″ of new snowfall in the past 5 days.Western Trail Network and Village Loop are freshly groomed.

Bretton Woods Nordic Center– 13 trails (29km) open. 9 trails track set, 10 trails skate groomed. Base depth: 1″-6″. 2″ new snow in the past 4 days. Thursdays through March 15th The Nordic Center helps host WRENegades. WRENegades, an outdoor, activity-based, social group organized by the regional non-profit organization WREN.

Great Glen Trails– 30km open. 15km tracked, 15km skate groomed. Average base depth: 5″-15″. 3″ new snow in the past 5 days. Season snowfall total: 101″. Snowcoach Tours not operating on Thurs, weather dependent for the weekend. Call ahead to inquire about SnowCoach and fat biking. Ski, Shoe & Fatbike to the Clouds on Auto Road, Sun, 3/4.

Jackson Ski Touring Foundation – 54 trails/135km open, 39 trails track set, 40 trails skate groomed. 11 back country trails open. 18 snowshoe trails open. Base depth: 4″-24″. 3″ of snowfall in the past 7 days. Snowfall season to date: 68.5″. Join Tuesday Trekkers guided snowshoe tours on 3/6.

Purity Spring XC and Snowshoe Preserve – Nordic trails are open with approximately 4-10″ base of machine-groomed and variable snow. Groomers “skate” groom every Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday approximately 15 km of trails, no “classic” track groom. Any trail that is on the lake is “pass at your own risk”, this includes the Lake Trail, Narrows Trail and Lodge Connector lake crossing. Snowshoe trails are accessible and warmer temps will continue to soften snow through the day. Snowshoe tour at 2:00pm & Moonlight snowshoe tour at 7:00pm on Sat.

Mt Washington Valley Ski Touring & Snowshoe Foundation – 40km open in Whitaker Woods and Intervale Networks. 25km single tracked. 40km skate groomed. 45km snowshoe trails. 15km fat biking trails on designated trails. Base depths: 6″-10″. 4″ of new snow in the past 5 days. Guided Snowshoe Walk every Saturday at 1:00 pm and the new Sunday Yoga tours at 10:00am. PLUS: Intervale After Dark Moonlit Snowshoe Tour this Sat, 3/3. Meet at the 1785 Inn and head into the Intervale for gentle snowshoe tour, then back to the inn for chocolate treats. $25 pp includes daily trail pass for the next day. Reservations required by 5pm on Saturday.

Photos of the Week

Attitash: This skier is all-smiles for great conditions. Photo taken 2/27/18 by Wiseguy Creative Photography.


North Conway: Aerial view of North Conway, the #1 ski town in North America, according to USA Today/10 Best, with Cranmore in the background. Photo taken 2/27/18 by Wiseguy Creative Photography.


Wildcat: We can’t get enough of those views! Photo taken 2/8/18, Wildcat photo.


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