Bretton Woods, New Hampshire - Ski Mag

Bretton Woods, New Hampshire

Easy access and tame terrain for the skiing family.
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Resort Guide 2018: East #11

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200"

464

10

97

"While it may not have a great deal of steeps to play on, it’s great for families and there is a large variety of trails to choose from to give you a good ride.” - SKI Magazine Reader

2012 #10 Bretton Woods

Those in the know know where to go: Bretton Woods. With its mostly tame terrain and easy-to-access base, The Woods continues to be a family favorite. “Great kid- friendly resort,” says one reader. “Very enjoyable with children.” Readers do want more, though, like more après choices, better dining options, and, yes, more of a destination feel. Stay tuned, oh loyal ones: All your dreams may soon come true. Now under the ownership of Omni Resorts (Omni managed it for CNL until this year), Bretton Woods could see some major changes in the coming years. Can you say “Alpine Village”? The next big one in the Northeast may just be named Bretton Woods. In the meantime, readers will have to make do with the OMG views of the Presidential range, the striking Mount Washington Hotel, and of course that magical white snow. 

Don’t Miss

Fat biking. New this year are bike rentals at the base and a system of dedicated fat-bike trails in Fabyan Fields.

Family Trail

Two Miles Home. This meandering run gives a taste of all that is alpine, including breathtaking views, side jaunts through trees, and great snow. Take it to the Telegraph T-Bar, ride that classic lift to the top, and share a giant $1 chocolate-chip cookie at Mount Stickney Cabin.

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