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“Small mountain perfect for newbies”
Review of King Pine

King Pine
Ranked #1 of 17 things to do in Madison
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: King Pine is located in East Madison, New Hampshire and has established a rich tradition of delivering enjoyment for kids and their families. King Pine is part of the Purity Spring Resort, located on a pristine private lake, and has celebrated over one hundred years of hospitality. Since 1939, a King Pine institution has been in Ski and Snowboard Camp for kids. This tradition is the longest running ski camp in the country. The Hoyt family has owned Purity Spring since the late 1800's and offers a variety of year-round family camp destinations, including Camp Tohkomeupog for Boys, Danforth Bay Camping & RV Resort, The Bluffs RV Resort (exclusively for adults), Hoyt Wildlife Sanctuary, Purity Spring Resort, and King Pine Ski Area. King Pine is conveniently located to the south-east of the White Mountains and it's proximity to Boston and the surrounding area, makes it a popular destination for skiers all across New England. King Pine is known for its family-friendly atmosphere, affordability, consistent snow conditions, and lodging options.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 3 March 2014

King Pine is very family friendly and wonderful place for children or even adults to learn to ski. Every staff member we came into contact with was extremely friendly from ticket sales to ski lift operators everyone was fabulous.. We had 1 child and 1 adult ski lesson and the instructors took their time and made it much less intimidiating than we expected. We will ski King Pine again next year

Thank Krmm21
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"chair lift"
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Reviewed 22 February 2014

Great little place to ski and have a nice time - not crazy like bigger mountains. Up and down quickly, variety of trails.

Thank Lynne L
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Reviewed 18 February 2014

King pine is a friendly Ski resort with easy runs for skiers like me, and great for experts. There is everything there to make your trip enjoyable.
If you don't ski, there is ice skating, snow shoeing or hiking.
The area is beautiful, the people friendly and very accommodating.
King Pine really is worth a visit. The slopes are empty during the week and prices are 2 for 1, which makes a huge difference. (Unlike the extortionate prices in Europe)
There is a restaurant serving snacks (I am now hooked on corn dogs) and hot drinks.
Staff are always willing to help, there is a great ski school and its all very child friendly. If you visit New Hampshire for skiing, don't miss out on King Pine.

1  Thank Joanne W
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Reviewed 23 January 2014

My wife and I recently moved up to New Hampshire and visited King Pine to take our first crack and snowshoeing. It was a blast! The people there were very helpful in explaining how to put them on correctly and not to mention they're prices are some of the best we've seen.

We found a great trail that took you to a lookout tower with a great view of the mountains. It is not too long but a little strenuous. However, it's well worth the trip up!

Thank chiefwahoo1989
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Reviewed 14 August 2013

our family group of 13 ages 10-80 had a great week celebrating grandpa's birthday and being together.

Thank vejayok
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