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Crotched Mountain Ski & Ride is a family-oriented ski and snowboard resort less than two hours' drive northwest of Boston, and less than an hour west of Manchester NH.

It's a good place to learn to ski and/or snowboard.

Crotched (pronounced "CROTCH-it"), 78 miles (126 km, 1-3/4 hours) northwest of Boston MA, 27 miles (43 km, 1 hour) west of Manchester NH, 38 miles southwest of Concord NH (map), offers 100 acres of skiing area with a vertical drop of 1000 feet (305 meters); 5 lifts including a quad chair, high-speed quad chair, triple chair, double chair and Magic Carpet.

Snowmaking covers 100% of the trails, and night lighting cover 100% of the Terrain Parks, of which there are three, allowing for fun Midnight Madness events.

The full-service Main Lodge has a cafeteria with breakfast, full-menu lunch and dinner, a salad bar, pizzeria and bar.

Crotched Mountain Ski & Ride trail map

What to stay the night? There are plenty of hotels in Manchester and hotels in Concord NH. More...

Crotched Mountain Ski & Ride
615 Francestown Road,
Bennington NH 03442 (map)
Tel: 603-588-3668
Fax: 603-588-3667

—by Tom Brosnahan

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