Skiing: Loon Mountain
Loon Mountain is New England’s most accessible big mountain resort. Located just 8 miles from Woodwards Resort (two hours from Boston), Loon offers 61 trails and 2,100 vertical feet of unparalleled skiing and riding.
Loon’s three peaks offer the kind of varied terrain and possibilities; Loon has something for everyone, whether you’re looking to ski the steeps or take your first snowboard lesson.
The Loon Mountain Adventure Center is where you’ll find a mountain of off-slope activities during the winter:
Snowshoeing & Cross-Country Skiing
Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are great ways to explore Loon’s variety of cross-country trails, and get some fresh air and exercise. Guided tours, rental equipment and instructions are available at the Adventure Center.
Summit Guided Snowshoe Tours
Enjoy a guided snowshoe tour of the summit. Tour includes snowshoe rentals and gondola access to the summit, where you’ll enjoy two hours of snowshoeing with Loon’s guides. The tour offers spectacular views of Mt. Washington and the surrounding valleys and peaks. This tour is designed for the intermediate snowshoer with challenging terrain and rewarding views. The group will either ride the gondola back to the base, or snowshoe to the base.
Riders soar more than 700 feet across the Pemigewasset River, and then back across to the Adventure Center. Zipline rides are available Saturday and Sunday beginning at 10:00 a.m. Riders must weigh a minimum of 50 lbs. and no more than 250 lbs.
Snow Tubing & Ice Skating
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