February school vacation: Skiing is at the top of the list. Wildcat, Attitash, Cranmore, King Pine, Bretton Woods — all our most popular mountains will be packed with families here to enjoy our world-class skiing.
It’s been 31 years since the first Chocolate Festival was held. In 1988, Tim and Tina Carter became the new owners of the Intervale Nordic Learning Center operating at New England Inn. The next year, Tim decided to expand the network, but he needed help. He asked local inn owners to help him…
CONWAY — Week 6 of Cranmore Mountain Meisters started off with a nice strong breeze Wednesday, but after 11 a.m., it turned out to be another beautiful day.
CONWAY — From the campaign trails for New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary Feb. 11, to the ski and touring trails of the valley fresh after this week’s snow, there’s a lot of excitement this weekend for political and snowsports enthusiasts alike.
On my visits to valley Nordic areas, this week, I set my sights on Great Glen Trails in Pinkham Notch. Tuesday seemed like a good day to visit when the weekly Nordic, Snowshoe, and Fat Bike Meisters Race Series were taking place. I could catch some action as skiing competitors battled it out…
Merriam-Webster defines a conundrum as “an intricate and difficult problem.” It also defines a conundrum as “a question or problem having only a conjectural answer.”
Recently, I climbed Mount Chocorua and neighboring Middle Sister on my own. It was a gorgeous, calm-before-the-storm day. I had the mountain to myself and met one couple on the way down.
From wearing blue jeans to tight-fitting GS suits, at the crack of noon on Mondays they bust out from the start to wind through the gates on the King Pine trail.
FRYEBURG, Maine — The Mount Washington Valley Ski Team will host three Olympic ski racers at the Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center at Fryeburg Academy on Saturday from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Mount Washington (6,288 feet), the highest peak east of the Mississippi and north of the Carolinas, hangs over the valley. The human experience on the mountain is beyond measure (for example, last year 350,000 people visited the summit’s Mount Washington State Park in five months).
CONWAY — It’s a super weekend to be out on the tracks and trails of the valley, with some areas offering Super Bowl Sunday discount specials, with great skiing to be enjoyed before the big game (which kicks off at 6:30 p.m. on FOX).
It seems impossible that Bear Notch Ski Touring Center has been operating for 25 years. I remember back in 1995 when they first started. The Garland brothers, Doug and John, plowed out a parking lot in the field next to Route 302, put out a donation box and groomed some trails. Local skiers …