About the Snow in Mt. Washington Valley, NH

December 24, 2014

Due to the Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays, this newsletter will arrive on the upcoming  two Wednesday’s instead of Thursdays until the start of 2015.


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Click here to plan your Christmas festivities.

Dec. 26-Jan. 2: Holiday Trains at Conway Scenic Railroad

Dec. 27-Jan 4: Live Music, pub promos and kids activities at Black Mt.

Dec. 27: Movie night at Shawnee Peak.

Dec. 27: Eyes on Owls presentation at Great Glen Trails.

Dec. 27:
Almost Ablaze film showing at Attitash Mountain.

Dec. 27 – 28:
Snowshoe tours at Jackson Ski Touring Foundation.

Dec. 28: U Go Girl Race Series at Attitash.

Dec. 28: Shredfest at Cranmore.

Dec. 28: Gilson Boards Snowboard Demo Day

at Wildcat Mountain.

Dec. 30:
Winter Festival at Shawnee Peak.

Dec. 31: Live music at Ptarmigan’s Pub at Attitash Mountain.

Dec 31: Cranapalooza at Cranmore Mountain and a Guided Mountain Tour.

Dec. 31: Ring in the New Year with fireworks in Schouler Park.

Click here to plan your New Year’s Eve festivities.

Jan. 1: Learn to Ski month at Great Glen Trails.

Jan. 1: Throwback Thursday at Jackson Ski Touring Foundation.

Jan. 2, 9: Friday Night Lights Shopping Series at Settlers’ Green.

Jan. 2, 9: Friday Gliders at Jackson Ski Touring Foundation.

Jan. 3: WBOS at Wildcat. Win free prizes and have fun at an apres-ski party in the base lodge.

Jan. 4, 5: Winter Fat Biking at Great Glen Trails.


Snow reports


Trail Report
Snowmobile trails are open and outfitters are excited to get you set-up on a snowmobile rental and individual or guided tours.



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Visitor information

Don’t hesitate to call our concierge at 800-367-3364

Stop at our Information Booth in North Conway Village and our  Valley Hosts will be happy to answer your questions and provide maps and brochures for your visit.



North Conway Village
Information Booth


2615 White Mt. Highway, North Conway Village, 603-356-5947


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Many of the photos you see here are taken by Dan Houde/Wiseguy Creative Photography, our roving photographer with a keen eye.


North Conway, NH rated one of the top places to visit

Each year, Lonely Planet, the world’s leading travel media company named

North Conway, NH was named to the Best of the US 2015 list.

Click here to read the full article.


Five ways to get up and down the mountain

Mt. Washington Valley, NH offers families, adventure

seekers and those who love the outdoors is a winter wonderland and the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors in the winter. Whether you’re a skier or boarder taking advantage of the Valley’s seven ski resorts or a XC skier or snowshoer visiting the six XC Centers, the Mt. Washington Valley offers skiing adventure for all levels.

However, if you’re not a skier, there are still plenty of exciting ways to get up and down all of the mountains in the White Mountain National Forest making your Mt. Washington Valley winter vacation a one-stop shop for all things family fun.

Enjoy winter adventure activities such as tubing, ziplining, sleigh riding and more.

Click here for details on your next winter adventure in the Mt. Washington Valley.

New Year’s Eve in Mt. Washington Valley
Shouldn’t this be the year you ring in the New Year in the Mt. Washington Valley? Might as well start 2015 off with a celebration in one of Lonely Planet’s Best in the US 2015 destinations!Not only will you enjoy winter adventure ranging from skiing to snowshoeing and snowmobiling, but there’s a long list of great dinners and entertainment options too.2015 is a special year for the Town of Conway, as December 31st marks the kick-off of the greater Conway area’s 250th anniversary. Celebrating with a huge fireworks celebration and opening remarks from town officials, grab a front row seat in the park or in the surrounding restaurants in the village to enjoy a spectacular fireworks show starting around 9:30pm.

Click here for a full list of New Year’s activities to help make this new year the biggest and best yet.

Where the deals are

Purchase a Saturday night ticket and ski all day Sunday at Shawnee Peak for the Holiday rate of $79 Adult/Senior and $63 Junior on Dec. 27 and Jan. 17.

Holiday Gift Card Sale Going On Now at Delaney’s Hole in the Wall. Buy $100 in gift cards, get a $20 gift card FREE. Happy Holidays and see ya at The Hole!

During weekend and holiday weeks, Cranmore Mountain invites guests to ski with a $42 lift ticket during their twilight hours of 2-6pm.

Click here for a list of holiday deals throughout the Mt. Washington Valley. You will also find a list of Alpine Ski deals here and Nordic Ski deals here.

Ski and stay

New Year’s Eve Family Celebration Package at

Purity Spring Resort.

Your Package Includes:

  • Overnight lodging
  • Two Adult Lift Tickets good from 4pm on day of arrival to 4pm on second day
  • Outdoor music and Bonfire at the base of King Pine
  • Family Challenge Fun Race
  • Tykes night out with Bobo the Clown – balloons, face painting, & magic
  • Ice skating and music in our covered and well-lit “Tohko Dome.” (Weather permitting)
  • Torchlight parade at 9pm — families welcome to join! Must be able to ski intermediate trail IN THE DARK (light sticks included)
  • An amazing fireworks display at 9:20pm
  • Private party in the Trail’s End Tavern from 10pm – 12:30am with pizza, appetizers, DJ, dancing and games
  • Full Country Breakfast

Package including lift tickets is based on a two night minimum and double occupancy. Priced at $301 per night, additional adults: $84 per night. Juniors (ages 6-12): $60.75 per night, children  five  & under are free!

Package excluding lift tickets is based on a two night minimum and double occupancy. Priced at $267.50 per night, additional Adults: $37 per night, Juniors (ages 6-12): $29.75 per night and children five & under are free.


Reward yourself after a great day of skiing with great apres-ski specials on food and beer. Enjoy the holiday cheer at all the valley’s dining establishments with open houses, beer tastings, live music, dining specials and more.

Saturday, Dec 27th  Black Mountain kicks off their 80th season with singer Jon Sarty and a Sam Adams Promo with prizes in Lostbo Pub!

With a full bar and full-serviced dining, the Wildcat Pub is a great stop to make for apres-ski. Live music is featured regularly with DJ MCO Productions on Dec. 28.

All vacation week, Dec. 26 – Jan. 2, Conway Scenic Railroad is open for holiday train rides at 11:30 and 1:30, departing from Schouler Park in North Conway, NH.

White Mountain Hotel & Resort is serving a New Year’s Eve special menu and NYE party. They are ringing in the new year with a 5-course gourmet dinner, 2 drink tickets, dancing with Two Bass Jon live band, champagne toast, noisemakers and cocktail reception with hors d’0euvres, $129 per adult.

Peruse our Christmas and New Year’s Eve pages to help you plan your holiday get-away in the Mt. Washington Valley.

Click here for a look at what’s going on for apres-ski for the upcoming week.

Featured Scenes of Snow
This Portland, ME family scored fresh snow at Cranmore Mountain on Tuesday,Dec. 23, 2014. Photo Dan Houde/ Wiseguy Creative.

While rain fell in your backyard, skiers enjoyed fresh powder at Jackson Ski Touring Foundation on Dec. 23, 2014. Photo Dan Houde/Wiseguy Creative.

Santa visits the King Pine Knee High program on Dec. 21. Photo Aly Coakley/King Pine Ski Area.





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