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Bretton Woods Ski Area | Bretton Woods Ski | by James Niehues

Bretton Woods

Bretton Woods in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire

Painted in 1998

Bretton Woods Ski

Location: Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, USA

Nearest city: Berlin, New Hampshire

Coordinates: 44°15′35″N 71°27′44″W

Vertical: 1,500 feet (460 m)

Top elevation: 3,100 feet (940 m)

Base elevation: 1,600 feet (490 m)

Skiable area: 464 acres

Runs: 102 , 25% Beginner, 29% Intermediate, 46% Expert

Lift system: 10 total: - 4 high speed quad chairs - 1 quad chair - 1 triple chair - 1 double chair - 1 rope tow - 2 wonder carpets

Lift capacity: 14,000 skiers/hour

Terrain parks: 4

Snowfall: 200 inches (5.1 m)

Snowmaking: 92%

Night skiing: yes

"The 'Rembrandt of snow' has published a hefty coffee table book with a collection of nearly all of his hand-painted maps."

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Hand-painted maps require the best reproduction process available. Each illustration starts with a high resolution digital scan. It is then printed on museum quality cotton paper using the latest HDR ink-jet technology.

Legendary Ski Artist James Niehues

If you are a skier or snowboarder, there is a good chance James Niehues has been your mountain guide. Throughout his 30 year career he has worked at the  smallest hills and the most expansive resorts in North America.  He has left his mark in South America, Australia, Asia and Europe too.   And even if you have never shared a bottomless powder day with him, he has always been close by.