Skiing – Balsams Wilderness

Balsams Wilderness Ski Area

Dixville Notch, New Hampshire

The Balsams ResortThe Balsams is about to become a major player in the New England ski market. Les Otten and friends are rebuilding this once magnificent ski area, golf course and four-season resort. The Balsams has a base camp at 2,350 feet above sea level – a glorious balcony for your winter adventures. With 2,200 skiable acres of alpine skiing terrain, The Balsams will be larger and more varied than any other ski area in the northeast. Until then consider investing in The Balsams – it will be a boon for New Hampshire north country. Share The Balsams reviews, comments or add your business, contact us.

NH Ski Vacations: Balsams Wilderness

New Hampshire skiThe Balsams
100 Cold Springs Road, off Rt. 26
Dixville, NH
Ph: 603-255-2500

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(Past Information) The Balsams in Dixville Notch, NH features 1 double, and 2 T-bars. Ski and Snowboard lessons and rentals available. The Balsams alpine race course is set-up for regularly scheduled NASTAR races. The annual snowfall for Dixville Notch is 250 inches and the base elevation is one of the highest in the East. The Balsams was once called “one of the world’s 12 poshest ski resorts” by SKI Magazine. The Balsams Wilderness was considered one of the top cross-country ski resorts in North America.

Getting There: To reach Balsams/Wilderness from Boston, take I-93 north to Exit 35, then Route 3 north to Colebrook, NH and then take Route 26 East to Dixville Notch. From I-91 take the St. Johnsbury, VT exit then Route 2 East to Lancaster, NH and Route 3 North to Colebrook, NH (as above).

Balsams Wilderness

Skiing Facts

Vertical Drop: 1000 feet
Snowmaking: 80%
Acerage: 85
Trails: 13
30% Novice
45% Intermediate
25% Expert
Nordic Skiing: Yes
Night Skiing: No
Adaptive Program: No
Ski School: Yes

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