Tag Archives: waterville valley cross country skiing

Message from Gigi

December 12, 2017

By Jan Stearns

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

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Let There be Snow(making)

December 3, 2017

By Jan Stearns

I ran into Waterville Valley Nordic Director, Ian Cullison, at the Adventure Center on Friday.  I noticed some of Waterville’s snowmaking crew moving a snowgun into place and getting ready to draw water from Corcoran Pond. Later I saw this … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Last Hurrah?

April 13, 2017

By Jan Stearns

The Silver Streaks may be officially on hiatus until next winter, but Gigi Estes, ‘head’ Nordic Silver Streak, and a couple of friends keep on skiing.  Why?  Because the snow is there.  And the conditions are surprisingly good. On Monday, … Continue reading

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Nordic Streaks Keep on Skiing!

April 10, 2017

By Jan Stearns

There is still snow in Waterville Valley!  Although the Silver Streaks program officially ended in March, the Nordic Silver Streaks just keep on skiing because, well, why not?! Head Nordic Streak, Gigi Estes, writes about the group’s ski day on … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Last Nordic Report of the Season

April 5, 2017

By Jan Stearns

March 29, 2017 was the “official” last day of the season for the Nordic Silver Streaks.  Gigi Estes, head Nordic Streak, writes about the group’s ski and end-of-season gathering. What luck to have a good day after two miserable rainy … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley’s 2nd Annual Nordic Ski Cross

March 21, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Despite the warmer temperatures, there is still great snow coverage on Waterville Valley’s Nordic trails.  Rumor has it the Nordic Center is going to stay open until April 9th!  In the meantime, up at the mountain (Waterville Valley’s alpine ski … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Nordic Streaks Report

March 14, 2017

By Jan Stearns

I love reading Gigi Estes reports about the Nordic Silver Streaks weekly gathering.  Her positivity and enthusiasm for the sport are contagious. Here she shares photos and a summary of the group’s adventures on Waterville Valley’s trails last week (Thursday, … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Nordic Streaks Report

March 7, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Head Nordic Silver Streak, Gigi Estes, reports that last week was another epic day on Waterville Valley’s cross country trails. Another wonderful winter ski day! Even I did not expect such good conditions. It had been a cold morning, but … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Silver Streaks Nordic Report

February 24, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Gigi Estes, head Nordic Silver Streak, writes about the group’s awesome ski day on Wednesday, Feb. 15. We had one of the largest gatherings today with 27 Nordics. Together with a group of skiers from Pennsylvania, the Adventure Center felt … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Nordic Streaks Report

February 15, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Here’s Gigi’s latest installment of the Nordic Silver Streaks report! Snow devils were dancing and twirling invitingly over the pond! Eight hardy, bundled up Nordics dared to venture out, leaving the warmth of the fire at the Nordic Center behind. … Continue reading

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