Tag Archives: nordic skiing

Tis the Season for Silver Streaks

November 30, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Head Silver Streak Lori Fernandes writes, “Winter is in the air!  Yesterday it was 11 degrees in the valley with snow guns working hard to get more trails open.  In less than two weeks, we will be meeting again for … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Nordic Streaks Report

December 29, 2016

By Jan Stearns

On Wednesday, Dec. 21, the Winter Solstice, the Nordic Silver Streaks hit the trails in Waterville Valley.  Gigi Estes, head Nordic Streak, describes the morning: “The best skiing ever!” “Fantastic!” Beautiful!” “Utopia!” Those were some of the adjectives describing today’s … Continue reading

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Leah’s Nordic Report

December 23, 2016

By Jan Stearns

Leah Elliot, Director of the Waterville Valley Nordic Center, posted this update on Friday, Dec. 23: Good Morning all, It’s looking to be a beautiful one today. We picked up about 3-4 inches of relatively wet snow yesterday and its … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Nordic Streaks Report

December 16, 2016

By Jan Stearns

Gigi Estes, head Nordic Silver Streak reports on the group’s first ski of the season on Wednesday, Dec. 14… What a day! Best first day of any Nordic season ever. Twelve Nordics took advantage of the perfect conditions: 33°F, lots … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunt in Town Square!

February 19, 2016

By Jan Stearns

The Adventure Center in Waterville Valley Town Square is hosting a Nordic Family Fun Treasure Hunt & Orienteering weekend on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 20 & 21! You don’t need to be a Nordic skier to take part in the … Continue reading

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Gigi Reports on the Nordic Streaks

February 8, 2016

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Resort’s Nordic Silver Streaks didn’t meet last Wednesday due to the weather. The Streaks will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 10 — hopefully with some fresh snow on the ground!  Join them at 10 a.m. at the Adventure Center … Continue reading

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Who’s interested in a weekend snowshoe run?

January 27, 2016

By Jan Stearns

Do you miss running in the wintertime?  If you’re not skiing or fat biking (heck, even if you are!), why don’t you consider joining Leah Wilson (director of the Adventure Center) and other like minded folks for a weekend snowshoe … Continue reading

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Nordic Snowmaking, Night Tubing

December 31, 2014

By Jan Stearns

They were making snow on the cross country skiing trails adjacent to Town Square yesterday. The versatile snow gun has also helped get (and keep) the tubing operation going. Enjoy tubing at The Clubhouse: Tubing & Warming Center, located at … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Nordic Report

March 18, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Gigi Estes, head Nordic Silver Streak, reports on the group’s Friday, March 15 gathering… “This is better than Bretton Woods,” that was the exclamation as we were cruising down HB  Highway. So true, our trails are more undulating, with rises … Continue reading

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Nordic Silver Streaks Yurt Party

March 17, 2012

By Jan Stearns

The Nordic Silver Streaks held their annual yurt party on Wednesday, March 14.  Head Nordic Streak, Gigi Estes, reported on the festivities… After the “summer” day yesterday, what would be left to ski on today?  Fourteen Nordics were optimistic that … Continue reading

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