IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO ENJOY A WINTER WONDERLAND AT THE OMNI MOUNT WASHINGTON RESORT
Take a Journey of the Omni Mount Washington Resort with a Slideshow of the Luxury Resort's Best Adventures for the Snowy Season
February 16, 2012 (Bretton Woods, NH) - With 96% of alpine terrain open as well as 42 out of 50 Nordic trails, the power of the renowned “Bretton Wood Flurries and a hard-working snowmaking team have kept the Bretton Woods ski area at the Omni Mount Washington Resort in full force throughout this warmer than usual winter season - and more snow is in the forecast this week! From guided zipline canopy tours and skiing by moonlight to historical carriage rides through a snow-covered forest, it’s not too late to enjoy New Hampshire’s largest ski area with an array of cold weather adventures.
Alpine and Nordic Skiing and Snowboarding
Whether an experienced skier or hitting the slopes for the first time, guests of every level can take advantage of up to 102 downhill trails and a full-service PSIA ski school, rentals, clinics and special events. Or guests can take a backcountry trip and explore 100 kilometers of interconnected trail systems encountering various levels of terrain. Weekend/Holiday lift tickets: Full day $78; $66 for resort guests. Midweek/Non-holiday lift tickets: Full day $70; $58 for resort guests. Nordic trail passes: $19; $14 for resort guests.
Bretton Woods Canopy Tour
Adventurers can reach new heights year-round and skim the white treetops descending over 1,000 feet of elevation and embracing the beauty of the surroundings while crossing suspension bridges and hiking trails as they glide down nine zip lines. At the conclusion of the tour, guests have the opportunity to race each other on the Williwaw Racing Zip, dropping off participants at the Bretton Woods Base Lodge. Public: $99; Resort Guests: $89; Zip & Ski Tickets also available for $99 including the Canopy Tour and a full day of skiing at Bretton Woods.
Guided Winter Adventures
Explore the White Mountains like never before with the resort’s new Guided Winter Adventures. Introduced this season, the adventures are led by talented team of guides who take guests of every fitness level skiing deep into the woods, climbing ice-covered cliff faces, snowshoeing to high summits and beyond. The tours include Nordic and Alpine skiing, Nordic Downhill, Snowshoe Expeditions and Custom Backcountry Adventures. Alpine & Nordic Tours: from $35 per person. Snowshoe Expeditions: from$55 per person. Custom Tours: $275 per person/day for private tours; $185 per person/day for semi-private tours; rental equipment available.
Guests embark on a winter expedition with a dog sled team to lead the way. Enjoy 20 or 60-minute tours as musher go on a cross-country ride. Prices from $105 per sled.
Guests enjoy great views or twirl under the stars on the resort’s rooftop rink. Located on the Jewell Terrace, guests will be taken away by the breathtaking views of the surrounding Presidential Mountain Range. The resort’s skating rink is open daily and provides guests with complimentary access. Skate rentals available at a rate of $5 per hour.
Sleigh and Carriage Rides
Take a trip back in time with horse-drawn carriage and sleigh rides. Guests bundle up for a relaxing journey as they explore the resort’s grounds and revel in the snow-stenciled surroundings. Private and semi-private tours available daily (weather permitting). Prices from $50 per couple.
Begin your winter escape with the Stay Here, Ski Free Package during non-holiday periods and enjoy a savings of up to $156 per night. Package includes luxury resort accommodations and two ski lift tickets at the Bretton Woods ski area. Rates start from $199 per night based on double occupancy through April 17, 2012 (weather permitting). For more information or to make reservations at the Omni Mount Washington Resort, please call 1-800-The-Omni or visit omnimountwashingtonresort.com.
About the Omni Mount Washington Resort
The Omni Mount Washington Resort is an all-season resort destination in New Hampshire located at the base of Mount Washington and surrounded by the White Mountain National Forest. In September 2009, Omni Hotels & Resorts began management of the property, which is now home to the Omni Mount Washington Hotel, site of the International Monetary Conference of 1944, and Bretton Woods, New Hampshire’s largest ski area. Recent renovations unveiled a restored 18-hole Mount Washington Golf Course, a new 25,000-square-foot Spa, 20,000-square-foot Conference Center, outdoor pool complex and renovated guestrooms, lobby and public spaces. The Bretton Woods Canopy Tour was also added to the resort’s list of amenities, which includes top-rated Alpine and Nordic skiing, 27 holes of championship golf and a full slate of additional seasonal activities. A variety of lodging, dining and activities is offered year-round, along with many traditional and cultural events. For more information, guests can call 1-800-The-Omni or visit omnimountwashingtonresort.com.