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Tis the Season for Silver Streaks

November 30, 2017

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 another great season.”

What is (or who are!) the Silver Streaks?

Silver Streaks is one of Waterville Valley’s flagship programs, and it’s the longest running senior skiing program in the country. 

Skiers ages 50+ are eligible to join the Silver Streaks.  The cost is just $115 per season (does not include daily lift ticket or rental equipment, if needed).  Members enjoy skiing Waterville Valley Resort every Monday through Thursday (non-holiday) and enjoy the following benefits:

  • Reserved parking in Lot #1
  • Special 80+ parking
  • Coffee and pastries in the Base Lodge from 8:30-10 a.m.
  • 10:30 a.m. warm-up run with Waterville Valley Resort staff
  • Complimentary snowsports clinics
  • Complimentary ski storage during program dates
  • Apres ski parties on Wednesdays
  • Reduced price NASTAR every Wednesday
  • Drop-in skiing with the Nordic Silver Streaks (skiers can join Nordic Silver Streaks only for $65 per season)

Want to join?

Contact Waterville Valley Snowsports Director, Peter Weber, at [email protected] or sign-up online. 

Mark your calendars

Monday, December 4

Coyote Grill will start their Monday night Silver Streak specials  – $12 per person for a nice meal plus tip/tax/beverage.  This is available every Monday night starting at 5 p.m. during the Silver Streaks season.

Monday, December 11

Alpine Silver Streaks will start at 8 a.m. Meet in the Base Lodge – upstairs near the cafeteria.

Tuesday, December 12

Possible early season ski tips with Jen.

Wednesday, December 13

Nordic will meet with Gigi and she will update on a description of event and timing.
Apres Party – Pot luck (bring snack, app, drink to share) from 3-5 p.m. (message Lori Fernandes for location).

Thursday, December 14

Ski, ski, ski!

Monday, December 18

Ski, ski, ski.

Tuesday, December 19

Possible early ski clinic.

Wednesday, December 20

Apres Party at the Nordic Center from 3-5 p.m. (pot luck – bring a snack/drink/food to share). Nordic Center will have 20% items for sale that night!

Thursday, December 21

Ski, ski, ski!

Streak Specials

Valley Inn $79 per room plus tax, no breakfast but coffee, mid-week, non-holiday rate

Silver Fox $79 per room, plus tax, includes breakfast, mid-week, non-holiday rate

Sport Thoma 10% off non-sale merchandise

Plymouth Ski and Sports 10% off non sale merchandise and rentals not included

Coyote Grill $12/meal/pp + tip, tax & drink every Monday Night during Silver Streak Season

Nordic Center 10% off non-sale items (except the night of the potluck which is 20%)

 

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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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