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Guided Hike: Welch-Dickey Loop

May 10, 2013

Dan Newton, president of the Waterville Valley Athletic & Improvement Association – better known in these parts as WVAIA – was joined by a group of volunteers on the Dickey Trail in Thornton on Saturday, May 4 for WVAIA’s first trails day of the 2013 season.  Pictured in In the photo, Dan’s climbed a tree to nail a directional sign that will help guide hikers ascending the Dickey Trail.

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Dan Newton, president of WVAIA, Waterville Valley NH’s trails organization.

Join Dan on Saturday, May 11, 2013 as he leads a guided hike of the Welch-Dickey Loop.  This 4.4-mile loop hike offers tremendous views and much varied and interesting terrain for comparatively little effort.

TIME:  9 a.m.
PLACE:  Meet at the gazebo in Town Square for carpool to the trail head parking lot.
LEADER:  Dan Newton
DIFFICULTY LEVEL:   This is a moderately difficult hike due to several steep ascents.

Bring plenty of water and snacks.

The WVAIA full spring-summer hiking schedule will be COMING SOON by e-mail and on the website.

Happy trails!

About Jan Stearns

I've been living in and loving New Hampshire's White Mountains for most of my life. I moved to Waterville Valley in 1981 and quickly realized why it was dubbed a Yankee Shangri-la. Once you’ve experienced Waterville Valley, you’ll want to call it yours. The great team of Realtors at Waterville Valley Realty can help you find a Waterville Valley home that fits your lifestyle and budget. 1-888-987-8333.

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