Women's Cross-Country Skiing for Beginners: Crawford Notch

Date and Time

Friday, February 21, 2020 5:30PM - Sunday, February 23, 2020 2:00PM


AMC Highland Center,
New Hampshire, White Mountains,


Registration is required for this activity.

(best time to call: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday)


The Highland Center is surrounded by a beautiful network of cross country ski trails, offering over 100 kilometers of trails on terrain for all levels of ability. Enjoy a women's only weekend cross country skiing in a supportive, fun atmosphere in the heart of the White Mountains. Guided cross country ski clinics focusing on improving your diagonal stride and classical techniques will be offered, as well as longer ski tour adventures out on the beautifully groomed trails of Bretton Woods. Yoga or stretching sessions will be offered, as well as an après ski social hour and evening program on Saturday. Program Highlights Classical ski clinic focusing on improving technique and efficiency on flats and uphills, and techniques for controlling speed and turning on downhills. Skiing on world-class, beautiful, varied terrain in the White Mountain National Forest. Winter natural history sessions on the trail. Fun, relaxed, social atmosphere in a group of all women, with female leaders.

AMC Trip Policy


Starting at:

Adult: $299 member / $341 non-member
*Lodging on Friday and Saturday nights; All meals from dinner on the first night to lunch on the last day; Yoga instruction with certified instructor; 1 XC Ski ticket per person per day at Bretton Woods Nordic Trails; Free use of equipment and clothing from the L.L. Bean Gear Room; Bring your own skis, poles, ski boots or equipment can be rented for an additional fee. Guided programs and activities throughout the weekend.

Past participants say...

"It was so nice to have the coaching and knowledge of our leader. Given the conditions, she knew great trails to go on. She made sure it was a great experience." Participant, January 2014 "Our guide was very patient and knowledgeable. [Highlights included] her skiing lesson and clear explanation of skiing and pole use." Participant, January 2014

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Instruction (Skills)
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Social Events

Offered By

AMC Staff



Nearby AMC Destination

Highland Center at Crawford Notch




Adults (18+)


AMC Guides are passionate about the outdoors and have the skills necessary to ensure safe adventures. Certified in wilderness medicine, with focused training in outdoor leadership and risk management, guides provide individual attention while reaching group goals. They possess local natural and cultural history knowledge and solid backcountry skills, and they follow well-planned itineraries. As lifelong learners, AMC guides create the connections and moments that become lasting memories.