The Canopy Tour building is moving to it's new home. Jun 18, 2018
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Guided Winter Adventures in Bretton Woods

Take a step toward a more adventurous winter with one of our Guided Winter Adventures. Our Director of Guided Programs, Steve Nichipor, can take you on a winter ascent of Mount Washington, backcountry skiing in Tuckerman Ravine or ice climbing on Frankenstein Cliff. The possibilities are endless and we have programs for everyone, from beginner to expert.  Advanced reservations are required for these specialized trips in order to plan the best experience for you.


Steve Nichipor, Climbing and Guided Programs Director has been guiding backcountry skiing and climbing in the White Mountains for over 20 years. He has backcountry skied and studied avalanche safety all over North America. He has taught avalanche safety classes on Mt. Washington for over 10 years and has also taught in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and Steamboat Springs, Colorado. He is a Certified Avalanche Course Leader by the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE).  As an experience guide and backcountry adventurer, Steve is familiar with local trails and wonderful adventures near Bretton Woods, including ice climbing, backcountry alpine and Nordic skiing, hiking and mountaineering.


Whether you are an alpine or Nordic skier, if you are looking for an adventure beyond the groomed trails, we have an adventure for you. From alpine bowls, to backcountry glades, to miles of backcountry Nordic trails, we have a great variety to choose from. We’ll plan a tour based on your ability and goals.  

Call Steve at (603) 278-3335 or email to start planning your winter adventure.

Introduction to Backcountry Skiing
Learn the basics to get out and enjoy the backcountry of the White Mountains and beyond. You'll learn about efficient uphill travel with climbing skins, basics of avalanche safety, and earn some great turns. There are many possibilities of locations based on your ability and current conditions, including Tuckerman Ravine, Mount Hale, and Gulf of Slides. Give us a call to discuss your goals and we can plan a program that will give you the skills and experience you’re looking for. Avalanche safety gear is provided. Alpine Touring or Telemark skis are available for rent.

Private Tour (1 Guest, 1 Guide)

Cost: $300 per person 

Semi-Private Tour (2 Guests, 1 Guide)

Cost: $185 per person 

Semi-Private Tour (3 Guests, 1 Guide)

Cost: $150 per person