Bretton Woods, NH

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12 thoughts on “Bretton Woods, NH

  1. Northeast Chairlifts February 24, 2019 / 7:46 pm

    The gondola is not built yet. It’s still under construction.


    • Northeast Chairlifts February 25, 2019 / 4:04 pm

      ^^^ was there, as of Thursday 2/21/19, only the terminals are up. Towers are not installed but the concrete footings are in place.

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      • Max Hart February 25, 2019 / 4:43 pm

        Only in New Hampshire…


  2. Gavin October 19, 2019 / 3:02 pm

    Why did construction take so long?


    • Collin Parsons October 19, 2019 / 3:43 pm

      Several factors starting with the fact that the lift was ordered super late in the first place. Both manufacturers greatly underestimated the number of lifts being built in 2018 and did not pre-produce enough inventory. The steel tariffs might have also forced the manufacturers to switch suppliers.

      With the lift being ordered so late, this worsened the other delays and with both things combined, the construction was pushed back so far that it got to the point where snow was a regular occurrence. By the time they gave up on finishing last season, the footings were buried under multiple feet of snow and would’ve needed to be dug out. Road access to anything would’ve been impossible in the snow too.


  3. skitheeast January 29, 2020 / 7:09 pm

    I think it would be a nice idea for Bretton Woods to install a gondola from the Omni Mount Washington to the base of the mountain itself.


  4. ThisSnowyKid October 21, 2021 / 7:31 am

    Is there any photos of the fixed quad that originally served West mountain


    • Utah Lost Ski Area Project October 21, 2021 / 9:28 am

      It became Highline at Ski Butternut. I would post the link, but it gets sent to spam if I do.


  5. BB17 October 21, 2021 / 2:38 pm

    A few small corrections:

    The A double was called Mount Oscar and was replaced in 2000 by the Zephyr Express.

    The double listed as “D” was called the Crawford Double; it was installed used in 1998 and replaced in 2002 by the Learning Center Quad.

    The T-Bar listed as “C” was also called Crawford. It was installed for the resort’s opening in 1973 and was replaced in 1998 by the double.

    Lastly, as of the 2019 trail map Bretton Woods has dropped the “Express” from the Fabyan’s Express Triple’s name so it is now just Fabyan’s Triple.


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