Moat Mountain 24 Hours of Great Glen Mountain Bike Race

New England’s Premier Mountain Bike Race Returns! 

Registration for the Moat Mountain 24 Hours of Great Glen is SOLD OUT — but there is plenty of fun on tap for spectators!

For two decades, people from across the country traveled to the base of Mt. Washington in Pinkham Notch, NH, to participate in the 24 Hours of Great Glen (24HOGG) mountain bike race. The first of its kind in New England, the 24HOGG was based on the famed 24 Hours of Canaan in W. Virginia. On a specially designed course at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, the 24HOGG started with a modest 11 teams in 1995, and steadily grew with the last race featuring more than 180 teams and 500 participants.

After a 5-year hiatus, in 2020 we welcome back our mountain bike community that has been imploring Great Glen Trails Outdoor center to revive this beloved family-friendly event. With a theme of “Back to the Land of Oz,” based on the classic Wizard of Oz, 2020 will boast a celebration of mountain bike culture with camping and community, bike expo, friendly contests, costumes, music, and food trucks. Festivities also include the 24 Minutes of Great Glen for the kids which had over 80 participants in 2015.

From expert riders to amateur racers and newbies, the 24HOGG long attracted a broad range of competitors and 2020 will continue that tradition. Riders will spend 24 hours challenging the race course around Great Glen on both packed gravel carriage roads and merciless single track. Some tackle the course with teams of family and friends, some choose to challenge alone.

Join us as we journey back to OZ!

Be sure to follow the Moat Mountain 24 Hours of Great Glen on Facebook for race info, updates, and community!

Moat Mountain 24 Hours of Great Glen Mountain Bike Race

New England’s Premier Mountain Bike Race Returns! 

Registration for the Moat Mountain 24 Hours of Great Glen is SOLD OUT — but there is plenty of fun on tap for spectators!

For two decades, people from across the country traveled to the base of Mt. Washington in Pinkham Notch, NH, to participate in the 24 Hours of Great Glen (24HOGG) mountain bike race. The first of its kind in New England, the 24HOGG was based on the famed 24 Hours of Canaan in W. Virginia. On a specially designed course at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, the 24HOGG started with a modest 11 teams in 1995, and steadily grew with the last race featuring more than 180 teams and 500 participants.

After a 5-year hiatus, in 2020 we welcome back our mountain bike community that has been imploring Great Glen Trails Outdoor center to revive this beloved family-friendly event. With a theme of “Back to the Land of Oz,” based on the classic Wizard of Oz, 2020 will boast a celebration of mountain bike culture with camping and community, bike expo, friendly contests, costumes, music, and food trucks. Festivities also include the 24 Minutes of Great Glen for the kids which had over 80 participants in 2015.

From expert riders to amateur racers and newbies, the 24HOGG long attracted a broad range of competitors and 2020 will continue that tradition. Riders will spend 24 hours challenging the race course around Great Glen on both packed gravel carriage roads and merciless single track. Some tackle the course with teams of family and friends, some choose to challenge alone.

Join us as we journey back to OZ!

Be sure to follow the Moat Mountain 24 Hours of Great Glen on Facebook for race info, updates, and community!

Black Fly in My Eye Run & Relay

Immerse yourself in extraordinary views of the Great Gulf Wilderness at the base of Mount Washington while you make your way through the beautiful trails at the Glen in a race that’s 100% New Hampshire.

10 mile (15k) course: Tackle single track, muddy bogs, carriage roads, and a river crossing in this course made up of three loops run in sequential order. Challenge yourself to run it as an individual, or run with a team of three (each to run one loop)! 10am mass start.

3 mile (5k) course: Run the first loop of the longer course to experience the ups and downs, twists and turns and single track in a bite-sized distance! For trail running novices and experienced runners alike. 10am mass start.

REGISTER TODAY: https://www.runreg.com/blackfly 

2020 Bill Koch League Festival at Great Glen Trails

Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center is thrilled to host the 2020 New England Bill Koch League Festival, presented by the Valley Originals.

This festival is the marquee event of the Bill Koch League, the largest cross country ski program for children in the United States. Whether a child loves the adventure of cross-country skiing, enjoys playing with friends on skis, or wants to grow up to be a ski racer, the New England Bill Koch League has something for them.

The weekend will feature relay and individual races by age group, as well as a healthy mix of non-racing activities that all can enjoy.

The theme of 2020’s Festival will be “Superheroes” which will be a celebration of the inherent superpowers that exist in all of us—skiers, coaches, and parents alike!

More info & to register here.

2020 Bill Koch League Festival at Great Glen Trails

Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center is thrilled to host the 2020 New England Bill Koch League Festival, presented by the Valley Originals.

This festival is the marquee event of the Bill Koch League, the largest cross country ski program for children in the United States. Whether a child loves the adventure of cross-country skiing, enjoys playing with friends on skis, or wants to grow up to be a ski racer, the New England Bill Koch League has something for them.

The weekend will feature relay and individual races by age group, as well as a healthy mix of non-racing activities that all can enjoy.

The theme of 2020’s Festival will be “Superheroes” which will be a celebration of the inherent superpowers that exist in all of us—skiers, coaches, and parents alike!

More info & to register here.

Sunrise Snow Coach Tours

Experience an unforgettable winter sunrise at treeline from the comfort of the Mt. Washington SnowCoach.

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 5:45 am 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 get out of the SnowCoach for pictures and to experience the weather on Mount Washington.

Reservations required. Book online here.

Snowshoe with a Naturalist at Great Glen Trails

In conjunction with the Appalachian Mountain Club, Great Glen Trails offers you the chance to really get to know Pinkham Notch, with a FREE tour (trail pass is required). When you snowshoe with a naturalist, you will learn about the flora and fauna that make our corner of the world so special.

You’ll scout for tracks in the snow and learn about the different trees in the Glen. While listening for distinct bird calls, you’ll truly begin to understand how the ecosystem works in Pinkham Notch. Tours are FREE with a trail pass.

Sunrise Snow Coach Tours

Experience an unforgettable winter sunrise at treeline from the comfort of the Mt. Washington SnowCoach.

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 5:45 am 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 get out of the SnowCoach for pictures and to experience the weather on Mount Washington.

Reservations required. Book online here.

Evening Snowshoe Tours at Great Glen Trails

Experience the wonder of a night time winter walk in the woods. Join a Naturalist from the Appalachian Mountain Club on a guided snowshoe tour. We will use our senses (and no flashlights) to navigate the trails while listening for owls calling and exploring our senses.

Reservations required and tours fill fast. For questions, please call (603) 466-3988.

Reserve online here.

Evening Snowshoe Tours at Great Glen Trails

Experience the wonder of a night time winter walk in the woods. Join a Naturalist from the Appalachian Mountain Club on a guided snowshoe tour. We will use our senses (and no flashlights) to navigate the trails while listening for owls calling and exploring our senses.

Reservations required and tours fill fast. For questions, please call (603) 466-3988.

Reserve online here.