HIKES & EVENTS

BEAR NOTCH NORDIC CENTER XC SKI

Nordic Skiing

DATE: Jan 29, 2022
END DATE: Jan 29, 2022

Hike/Event Location: Bartlett NH

Trip Leader(s)


Gandalf
Thornton, NH United States,

JDNnh
Manchester, NH United States

Meeting Time: 10:30 AM

Max # People: 10

Hike Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

Hike Difficulty Level:

Moderate

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Summary

Bear Notch Ski Touring Center in Bartlett, New Hampshire, is the best kept secret in the White Mountains! From the 200-year-old farmhouse base lodge, we’ll embark on an unforgettable winter adventure on more than 60 kilometers of meticulously groomed trails into the surrounding mountains. There is something for every skier, from beginner to expert. The trails vary from gentle wooded traverses to difficult mountain descents. Spectacular riverside views, pristine waterfalls and picturesque flat meadows await!  

Bear Notch Ski Touring Center is also exceptionally well situated in its “own snow belt.” The staff and owners work hard to provide the most welcoming beautiful groomed trails anywhere. We’ll spend the morning on the beginner trails along the scenic Saco River, have lunch in the warming cabin [soups, fresh homemade bread and hot drinks available for purchase] and then spend the afternoon exploring the intermediate trails.   

If you need to rent XC Ski equipment please arrive a half hour early so by the time we arrive at the main lodge for 10:30 AM, you are ready to GO! If this is your first time cross-country skiing, we highly recommend you sign up for a beginner class and we’ll then pick you up at the main lodge once you are finished.

Don't forget to wear warm layers [NO COTTON OR BLUE JEANS], gloves, warm hat, rain/wind shell, water, lunch, snacks, pack and anything else you would bring for a cross-country ski adventure. We will be having lunch on the trail. 

The trail fee is $20. Contact us if you have any questions. 

Click Here For More Information about the Bear Notch Ski Touring Center.

Après Hiking Dinner:  Everyone is welcome to join us back at our house in Waterville Valley if you provide us proof of vaccination to relax beside our fireplace with views of the Sandwich Mountain/Mad River [BYOB and bring snacks] followed by one of Jon's delicious dinners. We ask $10 per person to help pay for our food costs. Showers are available so bring a change of clothing to make your visit with us more comfortable. Please note that our house is a 90 minute drive from Jackson.

Lodging Option: Bunk beds are available at our house [with Wi Fi] near Waterville Valley, NH for Friday and/or Saturday night if you provide us proof of vaccination. Its $25 for Friday night and $35 for Saturday that includes dinner [$60 for the weekend]. Coffee/bagels each morning and linen/blankets/towels are provided. Space is limited so email ASAP to reserve a bunk! Please note that our house is a 90 minute drive from Jackson.

Directions To Trailhead Parking Lot

Click Here For Directions to Bearing Notch Ski Touring Center.

We’ll be meeting at the ticket office at the main lodge and will be wearing GO hats.

Trip Leader(s)

Gandalf

Outdoor Fitness Level: Very Strenuous


Thornton, NH


United States
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JDNnh

Outdoor Fitness Level: Very Strenuous


Manchester, NH


United States
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JR

Outdoor Fitness Level: Strenuous


Boston, MA


United States
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jfriedman

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Warren, VT


United States
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Moving forward fm RI

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Smithfield, RI


United States
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Richardg

Outdoor Fitness Level: Strenuous


NYC/Hudson Valley, NY


United States
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jmahoney

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Boston, MA


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richardd

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


East Weymouth, MA


United States
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HikerBiker

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Londonderry, NH


United States
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Outdoor Fitness Level: Strenuous


Newtonville, MA


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Gingues

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Berlin, NH


United States
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jcmulloy

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Salem, MA


United States
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Outdoor Fitness Level: Strenuous


Salem, MA


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Discuss This Trip/Event
Moving forward fm RI Posted Nov 29, 2021 at 7:55 AM

Perfectamundo....and will do!!

Gandalf Posted Nov 29, 2021 at 7:51 AM

They are currently closed since Nordic Skiing has yet to begun. I would call a week ahead to make reservations for a lesson, rent equipment, and keep it the rest of the day. They should certainly be opened by then!

Gandalf Posted Nov 28, 2021 at 12:37 PM

I called the Nordic Center and they have yet to make a decision regarding renting equipment this year. They might require proof of vaccination but again, not clear if that is direction they will be going. They will rent equipment if you take a lesson and you can keep them the rest of the day.

jfriedman Posted Nov 21, 2021 at 10:41 AM

Please sign me up for 2 nights.

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