Talk of the Towns

Monthly Archives: October 2013

Talk of the Towns

October 31, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Wilderness First Aid Course WVAIA is offering a 2-day Wilderness Aid First Aid Course at the Waterville Valley Academy on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 2 & 3.  Tuition is $135 and includes a 2-year WFA certification.  Wilderness First Responders may … Continue reading

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First Step in Green Peak Expansion

October 30, 2013

By Jan Stearns

General Manager Chris Sununu (right) and Tom Paquette (left) of the US Forest Service mark off the beginning of an island as part of Step 1 in the Green Peak expansion process. Blue marks skiers left, green marks skiers right! … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Hires & Helps Olympian

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Resort steps in to support local Olympic hero Waterville Valley Resort just announced that 3-time Olympian Kris Freeman is joining the Waterville Valley Resort family as their newest Nordic racing instructor.  The resort released the following media statement: … Continue reading

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Meet Waterville Valley Athlete Tim Ryan

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Academy coach, Dan Shuffleton, recently posted a video profile of student/athlete Tim Ryan. >> Video:  Waterville Valley Presents Tim Ryan This piece is one in a series of videos created by Shuffleton to introduce to us to some … Continue reading

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Everyone had a ghoulishly good time

October 29, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Last weekend the Waterville Valley community celebrated Halloween in a variety of ways.  The local Pemi Valley Chamber of Commerce put a costumed twist on their annual membership awards dinner by making it a Masquerade Ball.  The dinner/ball was held … Continue reading

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Ski Fitness Classes

October 27, 2013

By Jan Stearns

It’s just a matter of days until ski season (ask Andy Knight and Mike Furgal for the exact number of days, hours, minutes & seconds until the first chair loads skiers).  Make sure you’re fit and ready to hit the … Continue reading

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Abenaki Programs at Waterville Valley School

October 25, 2013

By Jan Stearns

The Rey Center is bringing Abenaki programs to the Waterville Valley Elementary School (WVES) this year. According to the Rey Center’s blog, WVES 3rd, 4th and 5th graders are getting to experience New Hampshire history first hand. Their teacher Kate … Continue reading

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Hintertux Rocks!

October 24, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Yesterday I posted a link to a BBTS summer training video.  Today I want to share an update on the first of two BBTS Pinnacle Program camps held in Hintertux, Austria. Pinnacle students traveled to Hintertux, Austria to a glacier … Continue reading

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New Tubing Hill!

October 23, 2013

By Jan Stearns

You may have noticed some tree clearing going on near the golf course and Moose Run.  No,  there isn’t a new house or hotel being built.  A new tubing experience is coming to Waterville Valley! There will be four dedicated … Continue reading

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Be a CHaD Hero

By Jan Stearns

Did you watch the video from Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) with patients and staff lip-syncing Katy Perry’s “ROAR”? >> Video: Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock performs Katy Perry’s “Roar” I watched it yesterday morning and it brought a smile to … Continue reading

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