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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Ski, Ride for $17 on St. Patrick’s Day

March 15, 2015

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Resort is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with their biggest slate of deals and events ever. In addition to the traditional $17 lift tickets, there will be tubing from 3–6 p.m., drink specials at T-Bars and Buckets, and dinner … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Ski Area Closing Info

March 14, 2015

By Jan Stearns

It always seems premature to announce the closing dates of various ski area operations when there’s still so much snow and so much skiing available! As of this date, the ski area’s closing date is Monday, April 5. Peter Weber, … Continue reading

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Hike Jennings Peak with WVAIA

March 13, 2015

By Jan Stearns

Join a WVAIA guide this Saturday, March 14, for a hike up Jennings Peak. Meet at 9 a.m. at the gazebo in Waterville Valley Town Square and return by 3 p.m. Hikers will ascend via the Sandwich Mountain Trail and … Continue reading

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The Resort Insider: March 13-20

March 12, 2015

By Jan Stearns

If you want to know what’s happening at Waterville Valley Resort this week(end), look no further than the weekly Resort Insider. Click here to download The Resort Insider >>

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Waterville employees try the trails for FREE!

By Jan Stearns

The Waterville Valley Nordic Center offered valley employees the chance to try cross country skiing for free on Tuesday, March 10.  And they’re going to do it again on Tuesday, March 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.! If you … Continue reading

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Sled Raffle Winner

March 11, 2015

By Jan Stearns

Congratulations to the Furgal family of Waterville Valley – winners of the swag-filled sled raffle held by the Waterville Valley Elementary School PTA. The students thank all who purchased raffle tickets.  The PTA made a record breaking $1,200!

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Local Snowboarder Wins Gold At Junior World Championships In China

March 10, 2015

By Jan Stearns

On Monday, March 9, Waterville Valley snowboarder Nora Healey (of Plymouth, NH) captured gold in Slopestyle at the 19th FIS Junior World Championships in Yabuli, China. The 16-year-old rising star shined in Monday’s competition, earning an 87.50 a full five … Continue reading

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Blending academics with snowsports training

By Jan Stearns

I read a great story in the Union Leader newspaper about Waterville Valley BBTS Snowsports Education Foundation’s unique Pinnacle Program.  Pinnacle combines academics and snowsports training and competition for high school-age athletes on a year-round basis. Union Leader writer, Kathleen … Continue reading

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Waterville Employees Try the Trails Free

March 9, 2015

By Jan Stearns

Do you work in Waterville Valley?  Come try the Nordic trails and equipment for FREE on Tuesdays, March 10 & 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All you need to do is show proof of current employment* in Waterville … Continue reading

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Thinking about traversing the Presidential Range?

March 8, 2015

By Jan Stearns

If you’re thinking about a summer traverse of the Presidential Range in the White Mountains, take a look at National Geographic Traveler magazine’s April 2015 issue and a story by Joyce Maynard. It’s a great read. Read the complete story … Continue reading

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