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Family-friendly events for all ages and abilities

All are welcome!

  • Help end breast cancer
Susan G. Komen Snowshoe for a Cure Register today

Enjoy the crisp winter air as you make an impact in the fight against breast cancer. Funds raised support the Komen Helpline, Financial Assistance Program, Patient Navigation, breast cancer research, and Advocacy in pursuit of health equity for all.

  • February 4, 2023
  • 9:30 am
  • Organized by the Susan G. Komen Foundation
  • Free and open to the public
Glen House Speaker Series Topics of interest from local speakers

A Friday night series of speakers throughout the winter on a variety of topics from local speakers.

6:30-7:30 pm

Jan 14: Howie Wemyss
Feb 17: Douglas Arion
Feb 24: Rick Wilcox
Mar 3: Chris Lewey

  • Free to attend
  • 8-week race series
Nordic Meisters Great Glen is THE place to race

Ski, Snowshoe, Fatbike—or do all three! Timed or untimed, join the camaraderie of skiers, runners, and riders in this fun and engaging race series.

  • Tuesdays, Jan 3 - Feb 28
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • All kids in grades 1-8 welcome
Bill Koch League Kids Ski Club

We emphasize having fun, making new friends, and learning and improving skills all while sliding on snow.

  • Sundays, Jan 8 to Mar 12
  • 1:30-3:30 pm
  • 22nd Anniversary
Snow Sculpting Competition Teams from across the Northeast

Come see how sculptors take an 8 foot high by 4 foot cylinder of compacted snow and create incredible art frozen in time.

  • Friday, Jan 27 to Sunday, Jan 29
  • Free to attend
  • Organized by the Jackson Chamber of Commerce
  • Reg opens Jan 1st
M. W. Otto Rhode Memorial Skin & Ski Skin and ski the Auto Road

A fundraiser for the Granite Backcountry Alliance, this is the ONLY day in the calendar year when you can skin up and ski / snowboard down the legendary Mt. Washington Auto Road.

  • January 28, 2023
  • 11:30 am
  • Organized by the Granite Backcountry Alliance
  • Challenge yourself
Ski, Shoe, Fatbike to the Clouds North America’s Toughest 10K

Pick a discipline! Nordic ski, snowshoe, or fatbike on this challenging race course that uses 4k of the Great Glen Trails system, and then 6k on the snow covered Mt. Washington Auto Road, gaining 2,200 feet of elevation!

  • Sunday, February 26, 2023
  • 10:00 am
  • Adventure Race
Tuckerman Inferno Race solo or with a team

A fundraiser for the Friends of Tuckerman Ravine, this pentathlon uses Great Glen Trails and the Mt. Washington Auto Road for the ski, fatbike, and snowshoe legs before traversing to Pinkham Notch and up into the infamous bowl for the backcountry ski or snowboard finish.

  • March 18, 2023
  • 8:00 am Race Start
  • Organized by the Friends of Tuckerman Ravine
  • 100% New Hampshire
Black Fly Trail Run & Relay 10 miles of carriage roads and singletrack

Immerse yourself in extraordinary views at the base of Mount Washington while you make your way through the beautiful trails at Great Glen. Race either the 3 mile or 10 mile as an individual or the 10 mile as a team of three!

  • Saturday, June 10, 2023
  • 10:00 am
  • 24 Hour bike race
Moat Mountain 24 Hours of Great Glen 24 or 12 Hour Mountain bike race

Join us for the best bike race and party of the summer. Register as a solo competitor or a team of two, four, or five on the 8.8 mile course throughout the Wonderland of Great Glen Trails.

  • August 5-6, 2023
  • Sponsored by Moat Mountain Smokehouse and Brewery
  • Families and friends welcome
  • Get ready for the winter season
Great Glen Trails Open House
  • 10% off store wide
  • Package discount
  • Door prizes / raffle benefiting kids program
  • Up to 30% off selected Swix Wax
  • Discounts on season passes
  • Friday November 17, 2023
  • 4:00 - 8:00 pm
  • Support the local economy
Great Glen Trails Holiday Craft Fair A fundraiser to support our kids ski club

Ditch the big box stores and support local artisans and crafters from around the region. Prize raffle all day long. Snacks and delicious baked goods available.

  • Saturday, November 25, 2023
  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • small group instruction
Women's Winter Escape Learn from the best

Featuring a variety of activities with other women in small groups, providing for personalized attention from expert instructors.

  • January 13 & 14, 2024
  • 8:15 am
  • 10% off storewide
Demo Day Free Demos with Trail Pass

Demo Day features representatives with the latest in skis, boots, poles, wax and accessories. Demo gear is included with the purchase of a Great Glen Trails pass. Plus 10% off all in-stock items in the Outfitters Shop.

  • Sunday, January 14, 2024
  • 9:00 am - 3:00pm