When it comes to cross country skiing, too much groomed terrain is never enough. The northeast’s largest cross country ski center, the Jackson Ski Touring Center in Jackson, N.H., eight miles from North Conway, will celebrate the most extensive expansion in its 44-year history. The nonprofit facility will host a ribbon cutting on Monday, Nov. 14, at the Rocky Branch trailhead parking area, Route 16, Pinkham Notch.
Now is the best time to purchase your season pass to one of the top 10 cross-country ski areas according to a USA Today readers’ poll. Jackson Ski Touring Center 2016/17 season passes are on sale now at their lowest rates.
The Jackson Ski Touring Center, located in picturesque Jackson, NH, has added two more reasons why it is a must visit location. Jackson XC has been named one of the Top 10 Best Cross-Country Ski Resorts in a USA Today 10Best Readers Choice poll. The town of Jackson was also named one of the 10 Best Winter Towns in New England by Yankee Magazine.
This year, on Saturday, January 23, the White Mountain Classic 30K returns to Jackson, NH and the Jackson Ski Touring Center for its 12th year. The Classic is part of the New England Marathon Series and the NENSA 1-Day Club Championships. This classic technique marathon offers several abilities levels the opportunity to compete on some of […]
The Jackson Ski Touring Foundation (Jackson XC) is preparing for the upcoming season with an updated website, new trail access point and their annual season pass promotion, which runs through November 30.
Jackson Ski Touring is celebrating the arrival of spring with their early bird season pass rates.
Since the 1930s the Jackson Ski and Outing Club has made recreational events and skiing competition part of its many traditions. Today, the Jackson Ski Touring Center maintains those traditions by offering a number of fun weekly events, all of which are open to the public.
The Jackson Ski Touring Center staff can groom up to nearly 100 km of sprawling trails through the White Mountains. Generally, its an accomplishment for most to ski them all in the course of season, a month or maybe a week. But on Saturday, Feb. 14, Jackson XC wants to know how much you can […]
In its 11th year, the White Mountain Classic 30K returns to Jackson, NH and the Jackson Ski Touring Center on Saturday, January 24. This event is part of the New England Marathon Series, the NENSA Zak Cup and Club Series and the NENSA 1-Day Club Championships.
JACKSON, NH – The Jackson Ski Touring Foundation and the Upper Saco Valley Land Trust, together with two local donors, have formed a unique partnership to permanently preserve 62 acres of open space in Jackson for use as ski touring and snowshoe trails and for other forms of passive recreation. Sited at the junction of […]
JACKSON, NH – For the first time in nearly four decades, Jackson Ski Touring Foundation has a new leader. Breanne Torrey, who has been with the organization for six years and has held the positions of Head of Ski Patrol and Director of Operations, has been named the Foundation’s new Executive Director. She is the […]
For the first time in nearly four decades, Jackson Ski Touring Foundation has a new leader. Breanne Torrey, who has been with the organization for six years and has held the positions of Head of Ski Patrol and Director of Operations, has been named the Foundation’s new Executive Director. She is the first woman in this role and follows former Executive Director Thom Perkins, who retired in the spring of 2014 after 38 years with the organization.
(Press release) Jackson, NH: After leading the Jackson Ski Touring Foundation (JSTF) for 38 years, Thom Perkins has announced his retirement from the organization. As its Executive Director since 1976, Perkins has been instrumental in transforming the small village of Jackson, NH into one of the nation’s premier cross country skiing and snowshoeing venues. Passionate about […]
New pass purchasers ski free in March 2014 On the heels of the best ski season in years with more skiers than ever, Jackson Ski Touring Foundation today announce that they will be holding pass prices steady for the those that purchase their next year’s season pass by March 30th. Current season pass holders will […]
Looking to do something fun and active with the kids during the February school vacation week? Jackson Ski Touring offers affordable family fun with a variety of activities for children, terrain fit for beginners and hot chocolate at the Ellis River Cocoa Cabin as a way to top off a great day of skiing.
The Jackson Ski Touring Center can groom over 90 km of sprawling trails through the White Mountains. Generally, it’s an accomplishment for most to ski them all in the course of season, a month or maybe a week. But on Saturday, Feb. 15 Jackson XC wants to know how much you can ski in a day.
Is the ground looking a bit bare where you are? Not here at the Jackson Ski Touring Center in Jackson, NH! Winter is in full swing and we have PLENTY of fresh snow and more on the way, with 98 km of trails open today. The conditions are fabulous. It snowed 1-2″ overnight, giving us the most skiing in New England – right now.
JACKSON, NH – Jackson Ski Touring Center received three feet of snow in December and consistently had the most trails open in New England. And, during the winter break between Christmas and New Year’s Day, the number of skiers increased by 15 percent over last year’s numbers. Overall, skier visits were up and the conditions […]
The Jackson Ski Touring Center’s event calendar is full of events this month for both skiers and spectators, from Ski NH’s Learn to Ski Week and the Collegiate Invitational Criterium and UNH Winter Carnival Races to the White Mountain Classic 30K citizen marathon.
(Press release) JACKSON, NH – Snow has fallen and the town with the most cross country ski trails in the Eastern United States awaits skiers and snowshoers of all abilities at Jackson Ski Touring Center. As an added treat this year, hot chocolate drizzled waffles will be available at the Ellis River Waffle Cabin on […]