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Learning To Ski In NH? Stay Nearby At The Hotel Concord

The Hotel Concord and Skiing In NH

Stay At The Hotel Concord And Learn To Ski At These Four Nearby Mountains

Here in New Hampshire, we have all kinds of wonderful year-round activities. From summers at the beach to some of the best leaf-peeping in the country, we're known for our natural beauty. In the winter, we offer some of the most exceptional skiing in New England.

Skiing in NH is popular with vacationers from throughout the country. If you're planning a vacation where members of your family are learning to ski, The Hotel Concord is the perfect base camp. Located in downtown historic Concord, when you stay with us, you can not only experience the quaint charm of the city, but you're just a short drive away from four of New Hampshire's most family-friendly ski mountains – Gunstock Mountain, Ragged Mountain, Mount Sunapee, and Pat's Peak. All four mountains are part of the Ski NH, Alpine Learn-To Program.

Skiing in NH: Gunstock Mountain

Gunstock Mountain is in the Lakes Region in Gilford, a short 35-minute drive from The Hotel Concord. Initially constructed by the Works Project Administration in 1937, Gunstock is one of New England’s premier ski resorts.

With the right mix of novice, intermediate, and black diamond trails, Gunstock is perfect for skiers of any level. With breathtaking views of Lake Winnipesaukee, Gunstock is an ideal ski destination for the whole family. Ski, snowboard, cross country ski, tube, snowshoe or ride a fat tire bike on over 32 miles of cross-country trails. Looking for a winter thrill? Check out the Mountain Coaster! It is a mountainside roller coaster comprised of two-person carts on stainless steel rails.

With energy-efficient high capacity snowmaking, Gunstock offers excellent conditions all winter long for both day and night skiing. Gunstock also features New Hampshire's longest tubing run and plenty of activities to keep the entire family smiling!

Skiing in NH: Ragged Mountain

Located in Danbury, NH, Ragged Mountain is a hidden gem! If you love glades and curvy trails, Ragged delivers both in abundance. With lifts spread across two mountains (Ragged Mountain and Spear Mountain) This area offers plenty of varied terrain for novice and expert alike!

You can rent everything you need for a day on the slopes, and Ragged offers 57 trails with 250 skiable acres and snowmaking that covers 85% of the mountain. Ragged Mountain’s Pinnacle Plunge Tubing Park is 700-feet in length and is designed with a series of pitches and rollers you'll experience speeds up to 30 mph! 

Skiing in NH: Mount Sunapee

Mount Sunapee is a year-round destination that offers fun activities like zip-lining and mountain biking in the summer, and in winter is the largest centrally located ski resort in New Hampshire. With full rental services, childcare, and a learning center for those new to the sport, Sunapee offers something for everyone in the family.

If you live in the New England area, season passes are available. Why not make The Hotel Concord your home base this ski season and enjoy all that Mount Sunapee has to offer!

Skiing New Hampshire: Pat's Peak

Pat's Peak has been delighting skiers since it first opened in 1963. Located in Henniker, it's a short 20-minute drive from The Hotel Concord's front door. Take ski or snow bike lessons, rent anything you need for a day on the slopes, or take a break and visit The Sled Pub for a bite to eat and check out some of NH's most promising talent on Almost Acoustic Friday Nights.

Pat's Peak has one of the largest snowmaking systems per developed acre in the state of New Hampshire. It covers 100% of our developed terrain, and Pat's Peak is often one of the first ski areas in NH, and sometimes New England to achieve 100% of the terrain open. With seven trails that cover every level of skier, Pat's Peak is a great place to spend the weekend enjoying some of the finest skiing in the Region.

Après Ski at The Hotel Concord

When your done skiing for the day, return to your luxurious room at The Hotel Concord. Concord's only boutique hotel, for some après ski fun. Enjoy a delicious meal and cocktails in one of Concord's premier dining spots, O Steaks & Seafood located onsite. After dinner, take a stroll in the heart of downtown Concord and experience the beauty of New Hampshire's capital city in winter, or catch a movie at the Red River Theatres, a not-for-profit arthouse/documentary theatre steps from the lobby.

Relax and enjoy your time off the slopes in one of our 38 luxurious rooms. Each guestroom is a different size and shape, a purposeful departure from the typical cookie-cutter hotel room. All feature large windows with great city views, and many of our rooms have balconies, the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine as you watch the hustle and bustle of downtown Concord.

Amenities include wall-mounted 55 to 65-inch flat-screen TVs, Alexa enabled devices, free high-speed internet, mini-refrigerators, and luxurious oversized bathrooms offering a selection of luxury bath products, plush robes, and slippers.

Enjoy breakfast in The Lobbyist, The Hotel Concord's gathering place, or visit our 24/7 gym, stocked with the latest cardio and weight machines to get your day started. We offer full Concierge service, so if you need something, just ask. Our Concierge team is always happy to arrange dinner reservations, lift tickets, or the perfect spa day for the non-skiers in the family.

If you're planning on skiing in NH, The Hotel Concord is the perfect place to start your trip. If you'd like to learn more or book a reservation, give us a call at (603) 504-3500.

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