Bretton Woods Ski Vacation Guide

With an average annual snowfall of 200 inches and over 400 acres of skiable land, Bretton Woods is one of the greatest ski experiences for any family in the New England area.

Ski Levels

There are over 26 intermediate runs and 18 beginner runs at Bretton Woods, which provide a varied skiing experience for novices to explore. Skiers who are more experienced and advanced should be happy to hear that there are over 30 runs, as well as plenty of backcountry, catered directly to them. The resort also has night skiing for insatiable skiers, as well as a variety of terrain parks and gladed areas for more adventurous skiers. There are nearly 10 lifts that take guests directly to the wide variety of slopes, runs, and trails in the area.

The resort also provides an impressive array of skiing and snowboarding lessons for a variety of age and experience levels, including a fully customizable group lesson for the family that has never before skied or snowboarded. You'll also find a host of other amenities including certified daycare, as well as ski and snowboard rentals and repairs.  Or if your family is ready to tackle another adventure, other activities are available such as dog sledding, sleigh riding, ice skating, tubing, snowshoeing, or for a unique experience try the Williwaw Racing Zip or a 3.5 hour Bretton Woods Canopy Tour.

Après Ski

Check out the many slope-side dining options that cater to all tastes and budgets, from quick and hearty grab and go to a sit-down experience in a delightfully converted railroad station less than a mile from the ski area. The resort is also home to several fine restaurants, complete with breathtaking views and an exquisite mountain-side atmosphere.

Located Near Bretton Woods and Jefferson, Bretton Woods Mountain Resort is also near Cannon Mountain and Loon Mountain for guests who want to tackle a few mountains during their stay in the area. This is a gorgeous resort in the heart of New Hampshire’s ski country and individuals, couples, families, and groups will be absolutely thrilled with the skiing and activities offered throughout the winter at this beautiful and charming New England Resort.

Bretton Woods Snowboard Vacation Guide

Rider’s Guide

Bretton Woods Mountain Resort features over 400 acres of pure boarding bliss, allowing for both day and night riding. There are more than 100 trails available to boarders, with plenty of slopes for each level of experience. The 10 lifts provides direct access to some of the most popular runs and challenging backcountry in the entire state.

Parks and Pipes

The terrain parks are not discriminatory and welcome both skiers and snowboarders, they supply a plethora of features to grind, ride and carve. The Accelerator Halfpipe has a great intermediate level halfpipe. The pipe is renowned for being well-maintained and cut frequently. The terrain park is known for having a wide variety of rails and jumps to suit all ability levels.

Out of Bounds

The Mount Washington Hotel and Bretton Arms Dining Room are both great places to stay and eat. Darby’s Tavern is within a half mile of the mountain, and offers a casual dining environment, not to mention some of the best pizza in the entire region.

Hangout & Hookup

There are plenty of different places to relax, unwind, and hang out at after a full day of riding. The Cave Lounge and the Princess Lounge are two of the many bars in the area. Riders might check out the Nordic Café as well, located right at the base of the mountain, it has some of the best and most lively après ski in the resort.