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Jackson Ski Touring Foundation
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Cross-country ski area on scenic grounds.
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153 Main St, Route 16A, Jackson, NH 03486
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+1 603-383-9355
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Jackson has built its reputation as a premier cross country skiing resort. It is maintained by a not for profit charity. The trails are fairly wide and well maintained. A pleasure

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mdkgp
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We decided to try something new and Jackson XC ski touring was the right place to do it. Just $45 each for a lesson, equipment rental, and trail pass. Bill was a patient and dedicated instructor. He took the time to address each individuals needs...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank heidisusan0820
JacksonXCSkier, Manager at Jackson Ski Touring Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

So glad your "day 1" experience lead you to return! Hope to see you again. Thank you for sharing your story!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in on a Thursday towards the end of ski season. The girl in the lodge was very helpful about giving us maps and directions on where to go, and some hints on better downhill control. We did nearly the whole 17 km Ellis...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CourtneyMD
JacksonXCSkier, Manager at Jackson Ski Touring Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you - you made the most of Jackson and I'm glad it was a good experience. And thank you for the heads up on the snowshoe signs - good to get the perspective of a person seeing them for the first time. Hope to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice friendly staff. Nice lodge. Easy parking. Great facility. Good quality rental skis. Good group lesson for my very picky 11-year-old son. Trails were in excellent condition, well groomed for both skate and classic. Scenic. Helpful ski patrol. Great friendly cooperative vibe, in part...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KelevTov
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Jackson to try out the xc skiing- has a great time. The weather was perfect, trail nicely groomed and plenty of snow. We took advantage of the afternoon discount (after 1:00) and skied for about 2.5 hrs. That was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nancy2010
JacksonXCSkier, Manager at Jackson Ski Touring Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for giving Jackson a try; so glad you enjoyed your day and are planning a return trip!

Reviewed 7 February 2019

this was our fourth time here. me and my wife are runners and are trying to learn how to cross country ski. we took lessons before , but never learned to really slow down on even small hills. this sport is different from alpine skiing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank daniel g
JacksonXCSkier, Manager at Jackson Ski Touring Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2019

Thank you both for taking up cross country skiing and going the extra step of taking lessons so you feel comfortable. You already have the fitness from running; by learning how to make the best use of your (edge-less) skis you will be able to...More

Reviewed 4 February 2019

Spent 2 days XC skiing there and had a wonderful time. It had been a while since we had been on our skis so decided to take a lesson before we ventured out on the trails. Great idea and a terrific instructor. Thank you Connie!!...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank pumpkindoodles
JacksonXCSkier, Manager at Jackson Ski Touring Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2019

Thank you for your kind words AND for being proactive in making your visit enjoyable and fulfilling by taking a lesson and making sure that your skis were waxed. Here's hoping your schedule allows you to visit again this season.

Reviewed 22 January 2019

Great family friendly cross country skiing spot. All levels of skiers and novices can have fun and enjoy making new friends, or not, while exploring the trails. The Story Book trail is especially great for younger and newer skiers of all ages.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank erainge
JacksonXCSkier, Manager at Jackson Ski Touring Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2019

Thank you for making the most of your JacksonXC experience!

Reviewed 30 December 2018

Excellent place to go if you want to see beautiful sights and cross country ski. This was my first time XC Skiing and it was so enjoyable! Great clean facility and beautiful trails!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

Had a great tour last winter and just made plans to return this winter. All types of terrain available from easy to challenging.

Date of experience: February 2018
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