Pinkham Notch, NH — A true outdoor hub, it is no surprise that Great Glen has been nominated for the USA Today Top Ten Cross-Country Ski Resorts, joining a list of other esteemed destinations throughout the country.
Nestled at the base of Mt. Washington, Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center is a family-friendly destination for all ages and abilities. Throughout the winter, Great Glen offers impeccable daily grooming for cross country skiing with state of the art equipment on 26km of classic and skate terrain. Located in Pinkham Notch, the rolling hills are perfect for learning to ski or fine tuning technique with expert instructors led by Ski School Director and Olympian Sue Wemyss.
For those who want to take their skiing up a notch, Great Glen Trails offers Nordic Meisters, a weekly race series for classic skiing, skate skiing, snowshoeing and fatbiking. Meisters have the opportunity to participate in all divisions, and can choose a long or short course, or join in the untimed category. Other annual events and programs include a Nordic Demo Day, a Women’s Winter Escape, evening snowshoe tours, and the Ski, Shoe, and Fatbike to the Clouds race, dubbed “North America’s Toughest 10k.”
Great Glen Outfitters has proved itself to be the place to shop for cross country gear, providing over 25 years of service to locals and ski teams. The selection for both clothing and equipment is topnotch, and features new equipment each season with the latest in product technology.
Great Glen also offers 45 kilometers of trails for snowshoeing or Nordic backcountry-skiing with scenic vistas, quiet meadows, and dog-friendly loops. Beyond the amazing trails, Great Glen offers hot cocoa and s'mores alongside the fire on top of the tubing hill on weekends and holidays. Tubing sessions on the walk-up tubing hill are offered in 2-hour time slots throughout the day.
Adventure-seekers are encouraged to book a truly unforgettable experience aboard the custom eight-passenger four-track Mt. Washington SnowCoach — the only way to experience the Mt. Washington Auto Road in winter. Guests are comfortably transported to treeline at 4,200 feet on Mt. Washington and can choose to snowshoe down!
Visitors and locals alike can enjoy trail-side lodging at the award-winning Glen House Hotel and dining at the hotel's Notch Grille.
With something for everyone, Great Glen Trails is a true White Mountain destination for all types of winter adventure. Even alpine skiers will enjoy a day at Great Glen Trails!
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