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Black Mountain

5 Mile Circuit Rd, Jackson, NH 03846
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Ranked #8 of 12 Attractions in Jackson
Type: Ski/ Snowboard Areas
Activities: Skiing, Dining
Traveler Description: Black Mountain is proud to be operating in its 73rd Season as the oldest ski resort in New Hampshire. Nestled among pastures and farmlands in the... more »
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Boston, Massachusetts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We took a wrong turn driving back from our trip up Mt Washington, banged a U-ee, and saw the sign telling us to "Saddle Up!" at Black Mountain. We'd skied there several times and had seen the horses with their woolly winter coats but never even thought to try this. So glad we did! Great staff. John patiently answered all... More

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

After ski-ing Cranmore and Attitash, we gave Black Mountain a try. It was a gloriously sunny but bitterly cold day (polar vortex in force) and the mountain was sheltered from the wind. We had a range of abilities in our group and there was something for everyone. All had a good time. We had read about the rustic charm etc,... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

So I read the trip advisor and google reviews and was psyched to ski here. We have a fairly good five year old skier and we're comfortable skiing blacks but like long blue trails. Our son can ski blues also at places like Cranmore and King Pine. I read so much about yesteryear charm. If this is charm then keep... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I highly recommend the summer horse back riding trail ride at Black Mountain. It was myself and the trail guide. The horses were obviously well cared for, steady mounts. As an experienced rider, I would have bought my horse in a heartbeat if I could. They can and do accommodate beginner riders. My trail guide, Tammy, was very knowledgeable and... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Nice trail ride up the mountain, and a reasonable price. Liked the staff, very helpful. Would be nice if there were coupons for return visits for regulars.

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Natick, Massachusetts
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

This ski mountain is right in Jackson, and has a wonderful riding program in the summer. We are not experienced riders, but had a great time. Our guide kept us at a comfortable pace. It was just myself and my daughter, not a big group, which was nice.

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Auburn, Maine
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219 reviews 219 reviews
91 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

We went here on a recommendation of the Snow Flake Inn, and were glad we took their advice. Great food, great people and all at a great price

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

The runs at Black Mountain we well groomed despite being so late in the season. Rental rates and lift tickets were a bargain! (Save a few bucks on the lift tickets by getting them at Whitney's Inn if you're staying there.)

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Family friendly with challenges if you want it. A nice New England mountain. Enjoy the curvy tight trails, and staff.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Great skiing! The slopes are well groomed, very diverse options. Amazing tail gate scene slope side. We all had a blast! Will definitely ski here again!

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