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Welcome to Jan's Blog! Waterville Valley Realty's marketing director, Jan Stearns, has been living in and loving New Hampshire her whole life. Click on Jan's Blog every day for news about Waterville Valley Resort people, activities, events, and real estate opportunities. Email Jan with your comments at [email protected] or call her at 603-236-3333.

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Waterville Valley gets a mention in NY Times

Waterville Valley Resort gets a mention in a New York Times article, “At Smaller (and Affordable) Ski Resorts, New Lodges, Lifts and Runs.” “With the size and variety to engage skiers for weeks, the ski industry’s big players like Aspen and … Continue reading


Message from Gigi

I bet snowsports lovers are staring longingly out their windows right now as snow is dumping from the sky.  The weather gurus have upped the snow accumulation to 10 inches.  As I reported yesterday, the Nordic Center is opening tomorrow … Continue reading


CBS Will Televise Dual Slalom at Waterville Valley

I just saw an article in Snow Industry News reporting that CBS Sports Network will televise the World Pro Ski Tour, which includes the White Mountain Dual Challenge that is going to be held right here in Waterville Valley on … Continue reading


Waterville Valley Nordic Opening Wednesday

This just in from the Waterville Valley Nordic Center Director, Ian Cullison… “I’m anticipating Nordic terrain being officially open as of Wednesday, Dec. 13. Any open trails will be snowmobile groomed.  With that, we will move to our regular in-season daily hours … Continue reading


Candy Cottage Workshops

‘Tis the season for a Waterville Valley family tradition – Candy Cottage Workshops – at the  Recreation Department.  There will be two workshops – Friday, Dec. 15, from 2:45-5 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 16, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.  … Continue reading


Kids Won’t Want to Miss This Party

Parents, are you looking for a fun drop-off program for your kids on New Year’s Eve so you can have a little adult time out?  Sign them up NOW for the Waterville Valley Recreation Department’s New Year’s Eve Extravaganza on … Continue reading


Over the Headwall: A Ski History of Tuckerman Ravine

Weekends in February are already filling up with fun activities and events.  Mark your calendar for Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.  Jeff Leich, Executive Director of the New England Ski Museum in Franconia, will be the special guest at WVAIA’s annual … Continue reading


Cookie Raffle Winners

Thanks to all who stopped by Waterville Valley Realty’s office in Town Square yesterday for Customer Appreciation Day.  We had two dozen freshly baked and creatively decorated holiday sugar cookies to raffle off.  Look at them!  Aren’t they adorable?  And … Continue reading


Resort Insider: Dec. 8-17

It’s time for your weekly Resort Insider activities calendar! Download and print or save to your phone because you don’t want to miss any of the fun ON and OFF the mountain! >> The Resort Insider: December 8-17


New Speed Limit on NH Route 49

The 40 mph speed limit on much of Route 49 – the road in and out of Waterville Valley – has elicited complaints, debate, angst, frustration and speeding tickets for many years.  Many of you will be happy to know … Continue reading


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