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New Hampshire Cancelled Ski Areas
North Twin Mountain
Twin Mountain, New Hampshire
1960s
North Twin Mountain location map Overview
At 4,761 feet in elevation, North Twin Mountain is one of the highest peaks in New England. Adventageous backcountry skiers are known to visit its remotes slides in winter.

North Twin Mountain was once considered for a major alpine ski area development. It is not known how serious or advanced this proposal was, or if it eventually was moved to the present location of Bretton Woods ski area. The mountain was considered a potential contender for a 1976 Winter Olympics bid.

The southern side of North Twin as seen from South Twin (2009)
The southern side of North Twin as seen from South Twin (2009)

1932 USGS Topographic Map of North Twin Mountain
1932 USGS Topographic Map of North Twin Mountain


Today
There are no known remains of the proposed North Twin Mountain Ski Area.

Quotes
" At Twin Mountain, in the shadows of the Presidential Range, there is talk of development, too. "
Michael Strauss, 1961


" Two of the acceptable complexes were in New Hampshire, one the Mt. Washington Valley region in the eastern slope area of the White Mountain National Forest, the other the White Mountain 93 area, including Cannon Mountain, Mt. Blue, Mt. Bond, and North Twin Mountain. "
Mike Beatrice, 1967


Resources
  • Beatrice, Mike. "Maine Site Seeks '76 Olympics." Boston Globe. 24 Jan. 1967.
  • North Twin Mountain - FranklinSites.com Hiking Guide
  • North Twin Mountain - Wikipedia
  • Strauss, Michael. "New Hampshire Investing In Winter." New York Times. 3 Dec. 1961.


  • Last updated: March 19, 2013
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