Essentials for Winter Hiking in the White Mountains

Winter in the White Mountains is beautiful…no question! And even more beautiful can be the peace and tranquility of winter hiking in the white mountains.

But, while hiking those snow-covered trails with fewer crowds sounds perfect, it can also be dangerous if you’re not well prepared.

No worries…we’ve got you covered with this quick guide from our friends at Check it out before you make your next winter hiking trip to the White Mountains.

10 Essentials Winter Hiking

And, if you have more specific hiking questions, feel free to contact a White Mountain National Forest Ranger at any of the forest service stations listed below:

Pemi Ranger Station (HQ-Campton): 603-536-6100

Saco Ranger Station(Conway): 603-447-5448

Androscoggin Ranger Station(Gorham): 603-466-2713

Ranger desk at the White Mountains Visitor Center (weekends only): 603-745-3816


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