America’s Oldest Ski Shop Is Here In New Hampshire And It’s A Must-Visit

Over the last few years, as outdoor pursuits have become ever trendier, the market for adventure gear has become saturated with high end brands and giant corporations. This big business can seem at odds with the goal of getting out there in nature, particularly for independent-minded New Hampshirites. For a breath of fresh air, head to the oldest ski shop in America, a family-run store that’s become a small chain that works with those big brands without losing its unique Granite State sensibility.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

The original Lahout’s location is at 245 Union St., Littleton, NH 03561, though the other spots are worth visiting as well. For all those locations and more history, check out their website!

Looking for more shopping with a side of history? Check out this awesome general store.