Waterville Valley is a ski resort in the White Mountain National Forest of New Hampshire. The resort’s motto is “Escape the Outside World”. Built on Mount Tecumseh, with a summit elevation of 4,004 feet (1,220 m) above sea level, the ski trails extend to a high point on the south ridge of the mountain at 3,840 feet (1,170 m), offering a vertical drop of 2,000 feet (610 m). The ski area has 12 lifts, including two high-speed quads. The resort is located in the town of Waterville Valley.
In addition to downhill skiing, the resort offers 46 miles (74 km) of Nordic skiing, plus golf, nationally-ranked tennis courts, a skateboard park, a year-round ice arena, hiking, biking, water sports, boating, and cultural activities that range from bluegrass festivals to Shakespeare-under-the-stars.