WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT ON A SNOWCOACH TOUR?
We highly recommend making advance online reservations for your SnowCoach tour, however any open seats will be available to walk-in customers.
SnowCoaches leave Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center and climb about two thirds of the way to the summit of Mt. Washington via the Auto Road, gaining over 3,000 feet in elevation.
Upon arrival at this “Top of the Tour,” passengers are invited to exit the SnowCoach for a few minutes for photos and video opportunities before climbing back aboard for the downward journey back to the base. You can also snowshoe or Nordic ski down if you choose! (Free heel Nordic skis only. No alpine, AT or snowboard equipment permitted.)
Please note that Nordic skiing or snowshoeing down the Auto Road is NOT offered on the last tour of the day. We do not allow skiers or shoers to ascend the road above the top of the tour.
At times views can be breathtaking overlooking the protected Great Gulf Wilderness and the Presidential Mountain Range. At other times passengers can experience the extreme wind and snow conditions Mount Washington is so well known for, all while the warmth and safety of the SnowCoach are just steps away.
WHAT YOU MAY NEED TO KNOW TO PLAN YOUR TOUR:
We highly recommend making online reservations in advance. In the case that mountain weather prevents the SnowCoach from operating, tours may be delayed or cancelled. Should that happen we will reach out to you to make arrangements to reschedule or refund your booking.
You can call us at (603) 466-3988 to get the latest detail from our friendly staff.
While you're here, join us for breakfast or lunch in the Glen View Cafe - one of the best dining room views in New Hampshire!
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*SnowCoach tours will not be available on Sunday, March 8, 2020 due to Ski, Shoe & Fatbike to the Clouds.
SUNRISE SNOWCOACH TOURS
Experience an unforgettable winter sunrise at treeline from the comfort of the Mt. Washington SnowCoach.
Sunrise SnowCoach Tours are currently scheduled for:
January 20, 2020
February 17, 2020
February 24, 2020
Reservations can be made by clicking the link below.
Our experienced SnowCoach drivers will take you to treeline (weather permitting) at 4,200 feet on the Mt. Washington Auto Road for a chance to watch the sun rise. We leave promptly at 6:15 am in January and 5:45 am in February from the base lodge, and will not hold back the trip as we need to keep a tight schedule throughout the day for all our guests.
Even if we don't actually get to the see the sun rise, you can be sure the early morning lighting at treeline will make for incredible and unforgettable scenes. Although you are riding in a heated van, you should dress warmly as you will have an opportunity to be outside of the SnowCoach for pictures and to experience the weather on Mount Washington.
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There are 24 seats available for each tour.
Sunrise SnowCoach Tour Reservations:
Reservations must be made at least 24-hours in advance of the departure of the tour.
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