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Wildcat Mountain

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Address: Route 16, Pinkham Notch, Jackson, NH 03486
Phone Number: 603-466-3326
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Popular ski area in the northernmost reaches of New Hampshire.

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Windy and lacking snow , but it's not all bad.

We like visiting Wildcat when we're over here skiing from England. This time was the best visit we have had at the 'cat' Mother Nature was dealing a bad hand , lack of snow and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
MATT7159
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Tadley, United Kingdom
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Tadley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We like visiting Wildcat when we're over here skiing from England. This time was the best visit we have had at the 'cat' Mother Nature was dealing a bad hand , lack of snow and warm weather ! Which resulted in only 2 lifts open and lots of closed runs. It was the wind that finished us of , My... More 

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Thank MATT7159
West Greenwich, Rhode Island
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94 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A skiers mountain, with the longest runs in New Hampshire. Pole cat is a great run for intermediate/beginner skiers. On a clear day the views of Mount Washington are breathtaking. High speed quad gets you to the top in 8 minutes. Also free bag check keeps your gear safe and out of others way.

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Thank Christine D
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68 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went skiing here for first time-beautiful mountain! This is not a giant ski resort; it is a rustic, no frills, old fashioned ski area. Only about a third of the terrain was open due to lack of snow. Challenging terrain with epic views of Mt. Washington. Worth spending a day here!

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Thank Marta A
Wilmington, North Carolina
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

12/24 did not feel much like Christmas Eve with temps pushing 60 but the skiing was great spring. Really fine cover considering the recent weather. In and out sun and spectacular cloud views throughout the day. Good work Wildcat.

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Thank Peter P
Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Our son did some snowboarding the weekend before Christmas. Several other locations were closed due to little snow and warmer weather. But Wildcat didn't let down. They did a good job of two chair systems open. It's a great place a bit removed from the chaos of the town areas.

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Thank Jlrobles
Manchester, New Hampshire
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41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

We took the gondola up the mountain and just enjoyed the views. Mt Washington Observatory can be seen on a clear day. You can also hop on the AMC Trail here. 100% worth the money.

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Thank AJohnsy13
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

I am not reviewing this as a ski venue. It looked like it might be very good indeed for that. We visited to look at the leaves turning for Fall. The plan was to take the cable car up and walk down. To be honest there are probably better trails for the keen hiker because the routes here appeared to... More 

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Thank Stephen W
West Simsbury, Ct
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52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

there is plenty to do here all year around, walking for those who want less challenging, zip lining for high speed seekers, and the AT as hikers go through on their way to Maine. The view is amazing at the tip of the mountain, very reasonable prices for any activity and season ski passes at a great discount if you... More 

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Thank Anne M
College Station, Texas
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236 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Wildcat Mountain is a ski resort, but we visited in summer. The main lift is converted from chairs to gondolas and they offer a 15 minute ride to the top of mountain. Very scenic view. They also have a ziprider which is accessed by a three person chair lift. The ziprider only lasts about 45 seconds, but it is fun.... More 

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Thank jrhales77
Gorham, New Hampshire, United States
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139 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

I love skiing here. It's small and has some really challenging terrain. I learned to ski here 2 years ago and I continue to push my skiing here. I've never visited in the summer but I'm sure there are some fun things to do that time of year too. The staff are friendly and the public on the mountain are... More 

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