Omni Mount Washington Resort Kicks Off Ski Season at Bretton Woods

Historic Resort introduces new Nordic Director, programs and special winter packages

Bretton Woods, N.H. (Nov. 10, 2016) –  The award-winning Omni Mount Washington Resort invites winter sports enthusiasts to hit the slopes at Bretton Woods and experience the thrill of New Hampshire’s largest ski area. Complemented by a $1 million capital investment this year, Bretton Woods is ready to kick-off its 43rd ski season with a lineup of new talent, programs and special packages.  

Recently named the best in the East for Snow Quality by SKI magazine, Bretton Woods’ commitment to superior snow quality continues with the addition of a Pisten Bully PB400 Alpine Groomer and PB100 Nordic Groomer, plus additional investment in snowmaking operations and efficiency. Bretton Woods is also pleased to begin the season by welcoming Heikki Heliste as Nordic Director. An outdoor enthusiast, the Finland native will oversee operations and development of the impressive Bretton Woods Nordic Center - one of the largest groomed cross-country touring centers in New England. 

New this season, guests can experience the latest winter sport trend - Fat Biking. Equipped with tires of up to five-inches in width, Fat Bikes are perfect for mild winter weather and allows riders to seamlessly soar across the snow and pedal through the pristine winter landscape. Guests can ride their Fat Bikes through a selection of designated trails including the Deception Trail System from the Stone Pillar and Fabyan Fields Trail System from the Bretton Woods Demo Center. Available Mid-November – Mid-March daily from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Fat Bike rentals are available at Stone Pillar Lodge and start at $30 for resort guests and $40 for the general public based on two-hour rental.    

A variety of special events are planned throughout the season, including special initiatives benefiting Omni Hotels & Resorts’ Say Goodnight to Hunger campaign and its goal of providing over 18.2 million meals to local food banks across the United States. On opening day (to be determined), skiers and riders can hit the slopes for free with the donation of a non-perishable food item, while the Say Goodnight to Hunger Christmas tree, in partnership with Coca Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England, will be constructed out of more than 2,000 donated food items that will then be distributed to local food banks. Guests and the public are invited to join the campaign by leaving a non-perishable food donation under the 7 ½ foot tall tree Nov. 23 - Jan. 2, 2017.

Guests can book their upcoming winter getaway with the Stay Here, Ski Free Package, which includes two complimentary ski lift tickets with the purchase of accommodations at the world-renowned Omni Mount Washington Resort, the casually upscale Omni Bretton Arms Inn, family-friendly Lodge at Bretton Woods, or spacious Townhomes perfect for families and groups of friends. All resort guests can enjoy full access to resort amenities, easily accessible by a complimentary shuttle service. For a full listing of this season’s events and programs, visit brettonwoods.com/events. To check out the latest offerings, including lift tickets deals, visit brettonwoods.com/specials and sign up for the Bretton Woods eClub at brettonwoods.com/eclub for periodic news and specials. Rates start at $249 per night for Omni Mount Washington Resort; $199 per night for Omni Bretton Arms Inn; $159 per night for Lodge at Bretton Woods and $299 per night for The Townhomes at Bretton Woods.

For more information or to make reservations at Omni Mount Washington Resort, call 1-800-The-Omni or visit omnihotels.com/mountwashington.

About Omni Mount Washington Resort

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 began management of the property, which is 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, 25,000-square-foot The 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 omnihotels.com/mountwashington.

About Omni Hotels & Resorts

Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences at 60 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America. With over 20 world-class golf courses and award-winning spa retreats, to dynamic business settings, each Omni showcases the local flavor of the destination while featuring four-diamond services, signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique wellness options.  Known for its distinguished, personalized service, Omni leaves a lasting impression with every customer interaction, with a heightened level of recognition and rewards delivered through its Select Guest loyalty program and the company’s “Power of One” associate empowerment program. The brand is frequently recognized by top consumer research organizations and travel publications and was ranked “Highest in Upper-Upscale Segment Guest Satisfaction” in the J.D. Power 2016 North American Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudySM. As a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), Omni’s loyalty program is further expanded through the DISCOVERY® loyalty program offering members additional global benefits. Committed to reducing hunger, Omni is on a mission through its Say Goodnight to Hunger initiative to help provide more than 18.2 million meals each year for food banks to feed children, families and seniors in communities in which it operates. To get additional information or book accommodations, visit omnihotels.com or call 1-800-The-Omni.


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