WVAIA Guided Hike to Galehead Mtn.

Monthly Archives: July 2011

WVAIA Guided Hike to Galehead Mtn.

July 27, 2011

By Jan Stearns

WVAIA volunteers Dan Newton (right, in his rainy weather hiking gear!) and Gary Moak will lead a hike up Galehead Mountain via the Gale River and Garfield Ridge Trails on Saturday, July 30. NOTE a change in the usual departure … Continue reading

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Ugotta Regatta Photos

July 26, 2011

By Jan Stearns

On Saturday, July 23, the Town of Waterville Valley Recreation Department hosted the annual Ugotta Regatta at Corcoran Pond.  The morning started off with a sand castle contest on the beach.  An amazing “Royal Palace” won Most Creative, a WV … Continue reading

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NE Ski Museum to honor Georg Capaul

By Jan Stearns

The New England Ski Museum will be honoring Georg Capaul with its 6th annual “Spirit of Skiing Award” at its 34th annual meeting on Saturday, November 5, 2011 – right here in Waterville Valley at the Waterville Valley Conference Center. … Continue reading

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Eco-Artist Featured in New Hampshire Magazine

July 25, 2011

By Jan Stearns

The Margret and H.A. Rey Center is offering a week-long Eco-Art Camp for children August 1-5.  Local artist, Cynthia Robinson (right), will host the camp, “Creating Nature Studios.”  In the August issue of New Hampshire Magazine, Robinson is featured in … Continue reading

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Maryland Man Rescued from Mt. Osceola

July 20, 2011

By Jan Stearns

This just in from The Union Leader – A Maryland man who made a wrong turn on an afternoon hike Tuesday was found safe at 5 a.m. Wednesday, according to Fish and Game. Edwin “Mike” Van Meter, 48, of Gaithersburg, … Continue reading

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Tecumseh Overnight TOMORROW!

July 15, 2011

By Jan Stearns

Tecumseh Overnights are back! Hosted by the Rey Center, Tecumseh Overnights offer you the chance to spend the night at the Schwendi Hutte (right) atop Mt. Tecumseh and learn about mountain climate and ecology and enjoy some stargazing.  The first … Continue reading

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Dying bats crisis: Why should we care?

By Jan Stearns

Dying bats called No. 1 mammal crisis in U.S. I discovered this story on the New Hampshire Fish & Game Facebook page.  When I first glanced at the headline, I thought, “Ewwwww…who cares?!”  But as the bug population continues to … Continue reading

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Plinks, pitty-pats and plonks

July 14, 2011

By Jan Stearns

The following post is from the Rey Center blog. Plinks, pitty-pats and plonks. Do you know what these words mean? You would if you are a stone skipper. The Margret and H.A. Rey Center held its first ever Rey Center … Continue reading

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Twilight Scramble Results

July 12, 2011

By Jan Stearns

Friday Twilight Scramble at Waterville Valley Golf Course is going strong! Last Friday the team of Matt Garvey, Mike Aronson, John Perkins, Jr. and Vicki Myrick came in first place with a 3 under par 27.  Mike Aronson chipped in … Continue reading

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Water/Sewer Line Extension Project Update

By Jan Stearns

The Town of Waterville Valley is moving forward with the water and sewer line extension project on West Branch Road.  The Town chose a New Hampshire contractor, Lyman & Sons Construction, to do the work.  The Town and representatives from … Continue reading

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