Loon – New Hampshire Overview

Loon Mountain is located just two hours from Boston in the scenic White Mountain National Forest of New Hampshire and is known for being a ‘family-friendly’ resort. Loon offers 61 trails and 2,100 vertical feet of unparalleled skiing. Loon has an excellent snow record and has varied terrain where there is something for everyone with wide groomed trails, tree glades and steep moguls. With 60% intermediate runs the resort suits groups with returning skiers as well as beginners. Loon Mountain has six terrain parks for all abilities, including two innovative parks for kids – The Burton Riglet Park and Lil’ Stash. You can ski Loon solely, or split your week and combine with Cannon or Waterville – contact us for details. City stopover options available for New York or Boston.

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Loon – New Hampshire Accommodation

Indian Head Resort

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Location: Lincoln

Capacity: 380

The Indian Head is in a quiet location opposite the famous Indian Head Mountain, a 10 minute drive to the local town of Lincoln, 15 minutes to Loon Mountain, 10 minutes to Cannon Mountain, and 40 minutes to Waterville Valley. The Indian Head offers superb facilities for groups including indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools a games room, a lounge for discos and more. Space sells fast for half term and Easter so be sure to enquire early.

Rooms: 4 students sharing 2 queen beds with en-suite bath/shower, WC, 50 inch TV, free Wi-Fi, hairdryer and telephone. If your students are not able to share beds then please contact us as there may be possibility of arranging a number of rollaway beds in the spacious rooms.

Facilities: Indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, sauna, hot tub, games room, lounge for discos and karaoke, exercise room and gift shop. Select says: Breakfasts at Indian Head are legendary, with a wide variety of hot and cold items available. Evening meals are served buffet-style, and are also plentiful and child-friendly. Groups are also treated to cookies and hot chocolate after each day on the slopes.

The Kancamagus Lodge

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Location: Lincoln

Capacity: 100

Ish and the rest of the Burman family know exactly what is required to make a successful UK school ski trip. Its location is brilliant, being just a 2 minute shuttle ride to Loon Mountain, 15 minutes to Cannon and 40 minutes to Waterville and having a variety of shops just opposite for those ski trip essentials. They even provide torches for groups who want to take the short walk along the roadside into Lincoln town in the evenings!

Rooms: Capacity is only 100, with the majority of rooms accommodating 4 in 2 double beds, and split into two blocks of around 50 making supervision ideal for most groups. Each comfortably decorated room is complete with TV, mini fridge, ensuite bathroom and WiFi access.

Facilities: Indoor heated pool, small games room with table tennis, bar area for teachers. Select Says: Breakfast and dinner are served buffet style in the in-house restaurant. This is a great option for groups looking for convenience and excellent value.

Loon – New Hampshire Après Ski

Loon – New Hampshire Resort Facts

Resort height 950ft
Highest lift 3050ft
Vertical drop 2100ft
Total acres of piste 370 acres
Total no of ski trails 61
Novice 20%
Intermediate 60%
Expert 20%
Total no of lifts 12
Gondolas/cable cars 1
Chair lifts 8
Drag lifts 1
Magic carpets 2
Longest run Bear Claw – 2.5 miles
Lift pass covers Loon
Glacier No
Snowboarding facilities 6 terrain parks – including 2 innovative parks for kids
Snow making 99%
Transfer time Boston – 2.5hrs, New York – 6hrs
Medical facilities Medical centre at the mountain
Nearest hospital Franconia (19 miles away)