New Hampshire is the center of New England's snow country
that extends from Vermont to Maine. New Hamphire is the home of
Numerous ski resorts are located in White Mountains. They are
a favorite skiing playground for many kids, teens, and adults
from New England and beyond.
The highest point of White Mountains is
Mount Washinton - 6,288 feet.
It is the highest point of the US Northeast and is notoriously known
for its worst weather in the world.
See my pictures of
other New Hampshire scenery.
All New Hampshire ski resorts are small but the vertical drop for a few
of them is a little bit more than 2000 feet, which is not bad at all
given that you usally can drop these 2000 feet or so in a single run.
Consider also that most of the resorts there have hi-speed quads.
Due to their size, New Hampshire resorts are suited best
for shorter skiing trips.
Because of the proximity to the Boston metropolitan area,
these resorts could be quite crowded on holidays and weekends,
especially when the weather is nice.
The weather in the region is a special topic. It is one of the most popular
conversational topics among locals. It constantly changes throughout the winter
from snow to rain, to freezing cold, to beautiful sunny skies. Due to this kind of
weather, please expect hardpack or icy conditions on the slopes.
The good thing about these conditions is that
if you can ski in New England, you can ski anywhere. Think of New Hampshire's native
Bode Miller →
allow you to watch New Hampshire ski resorts from the air, from the height of a chairlift.
Each preview is a slide show exhibiting several photos taken from one lift.
(photo hosted by USA Today)
"New Hampshire ski racers,
hope you enjoy this site. Ski fast and have fun!"
Bode Miller was born, grew up, and learned to ski and race in New Hampshire.
He is one of the most fantastic athletes of the twenty first century.
He still has close ties with the New Hampshire skiing community.
To learn about Bode's achievements, read this
Bode Miller helped to design an expert trail at Mount Rosebrook
(Bretton Woods ski resort) called Bode's Run.
See pictures of this trail
Bode Miller's book 'Go Fast, Be Good, Have Fun' published by Villard in October 2005. Order DVDs:
In Search of Speed
- a documentary by Jalbert Productions featuring Bode Miller and Daron Rahlves;
- a film about Bode Miller by W.C. Rogers.