Ice Climbing NH and Winter Hiking NH are popular winter activities in New Hampshire. There are many excellent locations in the White Mountains and Crawford Notch State Park with well traveled and challenging ice routes. One of the most popular ice climbing routes is Frankenstein Cliffs and Arethusia Falls, the highest waterfalls in New Hampshire. These locations are just 6 miles West on US Route 302 from the Bartlett Inn.
Other ice climbing routes located close by are Elephant Head, Cathedral Ledge, Whitehorse Ledge. IME (International Mountain Equipment) is a great local climbing school and guide service with equipment rentals and sales for ice climbing in winter and rock climbing in New Hampshire too.
If you have rock or ice climbed in the Adirondacks of NY and New Paltz NY then you will love climbing in the White Mountains of New Hampshire near Jackson NH, North Conway NH, Bartlett NH, Crawford Notch NH, Pinkham Notch NH. Ice Climbing and Winter Hiking NH give a larger variety than in NY.
Winter Hiking is a fantastic adventure. It is just like summer hiking; yet totally different. You can explore the trails of the White Mountains and even Summitt Mt. Washington or any of the peaks enjoying fantastic snowy views, frozen waterfalls and variable winter conditions and climates. With the right equipment you can have a great experinece with new challenges. For more challenging winter hikes or for summitting Mt Washington we strongly recommend going with a guide. Innkeepers recently suimmitted Mt Washington on a Winter Hike with North Ridge Mountain Guides owner and Guide Jamie. A memorable and safe challenge was had by all!
Don’t ice climb or winter hike? Enjoy snow tubing, dog sledding, skiing, skating, and horse drawn sleigh rides. For Ice Climbing and Winter Hiking NH stay at the Bartlett Inn for the best location near all winter activites in the White Mountains near North Conway.
Winter Hikers, ice climbers & snowshoe enthusiasts will appreciate our close proximity to Frankenstein Cliffs and the many trails in Crawford Notch State Park and the White Mountain National Forest. Explore waterfalls or Mt Willard, with its spectacular panorama of Crawford Notch. Mt Washington and the high peaks of the Presidential Mountain range can be climbed from either Pinkham or Crawford Notch (and the Bartlett Inn is conveniently located right in between the two Notches).
When your day is done relax under the stars in our wonderful outdoor jacuzzi.