There are plenty of different locations for a great ski experience in New Hampshire, but none of the mountains supply its guests with a pure family-friendly package quite like the King Pine Ski Area does. Nestled amidst the incredible White Mountains of New Hampshire, King Pine prides itself on its 40+ years of providing individuals of all ages the ski trip of a lifetime.
King Pine features nearly 50 acres of skiable land, and snowmaking abilitty throughout the entire mountain, making it a great location for families throughout the entire winter season. The trails are heavily weighed towards beginner and intermediate runs, and absolutely perfect for young, inexperienced skiers and riders. The trails are distributed as follows, 55 percent beginner, 28 percent intermediate, and 17 percent expert. However, there are runs for advanced and expert skiers as well, including the steepest run in the area, a double black diamond, ideal for those who are looking for a difficult and challenging ski experience.
For the more adventurous skier, there is night skiing available periodically during the season, as well as an excellent terrain park and massive halfpipe guaranteed to challenge even the most seasoned freestyle skier. There is also tubing offered at the mountain, which serves as a welcome diversion from a tiring day of skiing. In addition, there are kilometers of Nordic and cross-country skiing available, as well as snowshoeing and sleigh riding.
The resort features a delightful inn that provides food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout the season. Adults seeking a great après ski environment can find it at the Trail’s End Tavern in the lodge. There are plenty of other amentities, such as full-day daycare, ski and snowboard lessons, slope-side rental and repair shops, and much more.
The King Pine ski area is a perfect location for families, providing a large amount of beginner trails for novice boarders. Families and groups will find that of the 17 trails, 55% are rated for beginners, yet there is wicked a double black diamond deal for expert riders.
Twisted Pine Terrain Park, a park that features plenty of boxes, jumps, and rails, is perfect for those looking to get in some serious tricks and hone fundamental skills. The park boasts a great 20-foot street-style down rail and a 16-foot fun box. The park continues to add different features each season and is continuously working to grow into a world-class terrain park. It welcomes riders and freestyle skiers equally and guarantees terrain and features suitable for any and all ability levels.
The resort has plenty for families to do besides snowboard, including snow tubing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and guided tours. The Purity Spring Resort also features lessons for the entire family, helping beginners to learn the basics of both skiing and snowboarding and more advanced riders hone specific skills.
The Purity Spring Resort is located in the heart of the White Mountains of New Hampshire, yet somewhat off the beaten path. The area hosts plenty of lodging along with some great dining and drinking options. Groups looking for après ski will find some at the Trail’s End Tavern located right at the base of the mountain, there are also several restaurants and casual dining spots. The area is a year-round resort and does not lake the amenities to keep you happy during your stay.