New Hampshire Snowboarding is a guide to ski and snowboard areas in New Hampshire.

Ski Areas in New Hampshire


Cannon Mountain

Cannon Mountain is set amid the natural beauty of Franconia Notch State Park in Franconia, N.H. Choose from 73 trails plus the 86 acre Mittersill Backcountry Area for a total of 264 skiable acres, and a vertical drop of 2,146. Cannon has 10 lifts, including an 70-passenger tram. Cannon Mountain has a full-service PSIA ski and snowboard school and the Brookside Children's Center offers full & half day programs and childcare for kids 1 and older. Cannon's Tuckerbrook beginner area is…

Wildcat Mountain Ski Resort

Classic New England lift-serviced skiing, spectacular scenery, legendary trails, a long season, and the most vertical value in the White Mountains& That's what you'll find at Wildcat Mountain, an intriguing "big" mountain of many moods that is located 100% in the White Mountain National Forest. With 2,112 feet of vertical and 225 skiable acres of terrain, Wildcat Mountain offers plenty of challenge, but gives skiers and riders of all abilities bang for their buck. Skiers and riders are…

Ragged Mountain

Big Fun and Great Terrain in Central New Hampshire From upgraded lifts and mid-mountain dining to the new wood-fired pizzeria,flat screen TVs, 14,000 feet of new snowmaking pipe and a new terrain park, it's a whole NEW Ragged Mountain. Best of all, it's still the best winter sports value in all New England. If you think you know Ragged Mountain, prepare to adjust your thinking... because there's change in the mountain air! Today, Ragged Mountain offers the most affordable big…

Attitash Resort

Mount Washington Valley offers only one ski resort with two mountains combining all the best New England skiing has to offer - on a scale that will keep you family active and exploring for days on end. Where the view from the top is twice what you've imagined. And the routes down offer endless possibilities - from classic-cut, winding trails you remember from your youth to wide-open cruisers where your own kids can discover the joy of skiing. It only takes a few runs to discover why…

Bretton Woods

Bretton Woods is located on Route 302 in Bretton Woods, NH, in the middle of the beautiful White Mountains. Known for its well-groomed cruising terrain, glades and spectacular views, Bretton Woods offers 102 trails and glades with a wide variety of terrain enjoyed by families, couples and groups. For a complete winter playground with chutes, bumps, bowls, steeps, glades and plenty of wide-open cruising terrain, Bretton Woods is the choice for a fun and diverse alpine experience. A…

Pats Peak Ski Area

Pats Peak Ski Area is located in south-central New Hampshire in Henniker. It offers 26 trails and 11 lifts, 100 percent snowmaking, night skiing and three isolated beginner areas. PSIA-certified ski instructors teach all ages and ability levels, from first-timers to advanced skiers. There are a variety of learn-to-ski/snowboard packages to choose from. Services include childcare and children's ski programs, homemade foods and a rustic lounge, ski shop and ski repair services and ski…

Granite Gorge Ski Area

Tucked away in the southwest corner of the state of New Hampshire, Granite Gorge is one of the newest playgrounds of New England. A favorite of families and locals, Granite Gorge is the ideal place to get your turns and hang out with friends. Loaded with alpine skiing, boarding, snowshoeing, and x-country skiing, Granite Gorge is sure to have a little something for everyone and will make you want to return weekend after weekend.

Waterville Valley Resort

Waterville Valley's alpine ski area and the cross-country center are both located in the vast and scenic White Mountain National Forest. Waterville Valley offers big mountain skiing with varied terrain, ranging from challenging and exhilarating to gentle learning slopes. Downhill enthusiasts are challenged with expert and intermediate trails pouring down a 2,020-foot vertical drop on Mt Tecumseh. All 52 trails reconverge at one convenient base area, making this a terrific family…

Mount Sunapee Resort

Mount Sunapee Resort is located on the southern shores of Lake Sunapee in south central New Hampshire. Over the past 14 years Mount Sunapee has averaged a #3 ranking in the East for both snow quality and grooming in the annual SKI Magazine Reader Survey. Mount Sunapee has a PSIA Ski & Snowboard School with private and group instruction available. Mountain facilities include ski equipment and rentals, cafeteria, lounge/bar, gift shop and the New England Handicapped Sports…

Black Mountain

Black Mountain, the oldest ski resort in the state, is nestled among pastures and farmlands in the quaint village of Jackson, New Hampshire. Come and experience the magic at Black Mountain. Beginners can relax and improve their skills on Sugarbush and Black Beauty. Experts can test skills on the super steep Mr. Rew or the winding narrows of Upper Galloping Goose. Black Mountain has something to offer skiers of all ability levels. If you don't want to ski, you will still find plenty to…

Loon Mountain

Imagine a resort deep in the breathtaking White Mountain National Forest, yet just two hours from downtown Boston, right off I-93. Loon Mountain offers a rare combination of convenience, spectacular beauty, adventure and hospitality. Loon is as big as it is close...61 trails wind down 2,100 vertical feet. Our reputation for top snow conditions, diverse terrain over 370 exhilarating acres, a superb learning environment, and adventure on and off the mountain is unrivaled in Eastern skiing.…

Crotched Mountain Ski & Ride Area

Discover Crotched Mountain Ski Area this winter for unforgettable moments! Crotched Mountain has earned an outstanding reputation for providing customers with a fun and exciting skiing atmosphere along with great snow conditions all season long. Crotched Mountain is also home to Midnight Madness, New England’s only late night skiing and riding session! From the beginning of the season to the end, six nights per week, Crotched Mountain is lit for nighttime skiing & riding! Our…

Dartmouth Skiway

Dartmouth Skiway is located 15 minutes from Hanover, N.H. With 30 trails covering 104 skiable acres, a 968-foot vertical drop and a new quad chairlift, Dartmouth Skiway is a great place for skiing families. Instruction is available for all levels of skiers and riders. A 400-foot beginner's slope and conveyr lift are designed especially for the first-time skier. With gentle grades and an easy-to-ride J-bar, learning to ski at the Skiway is simple. As the school of choice for…

Whaleback Ski Area

Whaleback Mountain has a special place in the hearts of many locals and visitors alike. Whether you've been skiing or riding here since high school or happened upon the mountain while visiting on a ski trip, the memories you make here will last a lifetime. The friendly staff create an encouraging and fun atmosphere where everyone feels welcome to learn or improve on their shredding skills. With 85 acres boasting 30 trails, Whaleback has something for everyone. Beginners can enjoy a smooth…

Cranmore Mountain Resort

Located in the heart of the Mount Washington Valley, Cranmore Mountain Resort has been North Conway's favorite hometown ski mountain since 1937! Recently, with $7million spent on improving it's facilities, Cranmore has become more than a great ski resort, but also a winter amusement park. There is such thing as a full day of fun here for those not interested in skiing or riding- Spend the day exploring our mountain adventure park which features an expanded tubing park, Mountain Coaster, Giant…

Gunstock Mountain Resort

Gunstock is located in Gilford, N.H., just under two hours from Boston and less than one hour from the coast. At Gunstock experience tradition, innovation, excellence and value. This ski area has 55 trails on 227 skiable acres and features everything from parks to a well recognized race program. Night skiing adds a new dimension to the sport at Gunstock. On the practical side, night skiing is a great alternative when you need a break after a long day of school or work. Affordable and…