Wildcat Mountain
Wildcat Mountain Ski Area is located near Jackson, New Hampshire. It has the most continuous vertical of any ski area in the White Mountains and is the closest ski area to backcountry ski mecca Tuckerman Ravine. There are spectacular views of Mount Washington. Wildcat includes 225 skiable acres with wide groomed trails, glades, bumps, steeps, tree skiing and a terrain park. Polecat Trail is the longest novice ski run in New Hampshire and is a whopping 2.75 miles from summit to base. There is a lodge at the base with a huge deck to sit out and enjoy the mountain views. Cross-country skiing is accessed from The Wildcat Valley Trail which leads from the summit down to the town of Jackson. It is part of the Jackson Ski Touring Foundation trailnetwork. Wildcat and Attitash (located in the town of Bartlett) are sister resorts so tickets are good at both mountains.
Closest Town: Gorham, New Hampshire
Mountain Statistics
Vertical Rise2112 ft
Base Elevation1950 ft
Summit Elevation4062 ft
Annual Snowfall200 inches
Number of Trails50
Skiable Acres225
Longest Run2.75 miles / 4.4 km
Ski Trail Difficulty
Number of Lifts5
High Speed Six Chairs0
High Speed Quad Chairs1
Quad Chairs0
Triple Chairs3
Double Chairs0
Surface Lifts1
Lift Capacity6700 (skiers per hour)
Season Dates
Season 2020Opened 11/15/19
Season 2019Opened 10/24/18
Season 201811/11/17 to 05/02/18 (173 days)
Season 201711/24/16 to 04/30/17 (158 days)
Season 201611/25/15 to 04/24/16 (152 days)
Season 201511/09/14 to 05/03/15 (176 days)
Season 201411/23/13 to 04/26/14 (155 days)
Season 201311/21/12 to 04/20/13 (151 days)
Wildcat Resort Features
Night Skiing
Cross Country Skiing
Snowshoe Trails
Snow Tubing
Terrain Park
1 terrain park

Snow Report

Snow Reports and conditions for Wildcat Mountain.
Status: CLOSED
Season Started: 11/15/19

Lift Tickets

Pricing last updated 11/20/19
Regular $67 $89 $67
Low $59 $79 $59
Multi day discounts available

Lower pricing reflects mid-week, non-holiday rates. Military discounts available. Tickets are also valid at Attitash Mountain Resort.

Note: Pricing above is subject to change and is based on resort ticket window prices published on resorts website. Use for reference only.

Sorry, no discount lift tickets are current available for Wildcat Mountain


Lodging at Base
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Jackson is less than 10 miles from the resort.

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Kids Program
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Ski Lessons Available
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Nearby Resorts

Tuckerman Ravine4 mins
Black Mountain24 mins
Attitash26 mins
Cranmore31 mins
Bretton Woods52 mins
King Pine Ski Area52 mins
Cannon Mountain1 hour 3 mins
Cog Railway Ski Trains1 hour 4 mins

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