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  • 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, January 2 - February 27, 2024
  • 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 7 to Mar 10
  • 1:30-3:30 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
  • 20% 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 20% off all in-stock items in the Outfitters Shop.

  • Sunday, January 14, 2024
  • 9:00 am - 3:00pm
  • Reg opens Jan 1st, 2024

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.

  • Saturday, January 27, 2024
  • 11:30 am
  • Organized by the Granite Backcountry Alliance
  • 23nd 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 26 to Sunday, Jan 28, 2024
  • Free to attend
  • Organized by the Jackson Chamber of Commerce
  • REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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 25, 2024
  • 10:00 am
  • Adventure Race

Tuckerman Inferno Pentathlon

Race solo or with a team

A fundraiser for the Mount Washington Avalanche Foundation, 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.

  • Postponed for 2024
  • 8:00 am Race Start
  • Organized by the Mount Washington Avalanche Center
  • Store-wide savings!

Skier's Open House

  • Snacks & Drinks provided
  • 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