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48th Geschmossel Classic Ski Race

Monday, January 15, 2024

Originally staged during the winter of 1972-73, the Geschmossel is one of New England’s oldest citizens’ races. The race originated as a 6-kilometer fun race, and was groomed with a homemade track sled that was pulled by a rope from a grooming machine. Today this 15 km classical style Nordic ski race is part of the ZAK Cup Series and takes place on the Ammonoosuc trail network at the Bretton Woods Nordic Center and has grown to attract high-level skiers including members of the United States Ski Team.

Please call the Bretton Woods Nordic Center at 603-278-3322 for more information.

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  • 7:30am - 9:30am: Registration & Bib Pick-up
    Bretton Woods Nordic Center
  • 10:00am: Geschmossel Mass Start
    Bretton Woods Nordic Ski Area

  • 11:15pm: Awards Ceremony
    Bretton Woods Nordic Center



  • Over 23: $40 ($35 for NENSA Members)
  • 23 & Under: $30 ($25 for NENSA Members)

Day-Of Registration

  • Over 23: $60 ($50 for NENSA Members)
  • 23 & Under: $40 ($35 for NENSA Members)


  • Event entry and Trail Pass for the day
  • Awards celebration following the race