Author Archives: Jan Stearns

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.

Local Killed in Mt. Washington Avalanche

April 17, 2019

By Jan Stearns

The Waterville Valley community is reeling from the news that Nick Benedix, 32, was killed in an avalanche while skiing on Mt. Washington on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Nick is the son of Gary Benedix, a longtime staff member at … Continue reading

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Snow Keeps Falling

April 10, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Winter just won’t quit. The picture below was taken yesterday. It looks like a January powder day, right? Today Waterville Valley is skiing and riding on 59 trails. You read that right. FIFTY-NINE TRAILS! Check out the snow report. Lift … Continue reading

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Resort Insider: April 5-28

April 5, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Mud season may be coming soon, but there’s still plenty of fun on tap in Waterville Valley. The Ski Area has extended the spring skiing another week through Sunday, April 14. So grab your sunglasses and sun screen and hit … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Connections on NH Chronicle

March 29, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Set reminders on your phone. NH Chronicle, a nightly news magazine on WMUR Channel 9, has two episodes in their line-up next week, each with a Waterville Valley connection. On Wednesday, April 3, producer Audrey Cox tells the story of … Continue reading

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Resort Insider: March 29-April 20

March 28, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Winter ain’t over til it’s over! BIG ANNOUNCEMENT from the Ski Area: Due to the amazing snowpack that’s still holding on through the warmer temperatures, the resort will stay open daily through Sunday, April 14th.  Get the scoop on what’s happening in … Continue reading

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Resort Insider: March 22-April 6

March 21, 2019

By Jan Stearns

What a winter it’s been in Waterville Valley; and, it’s not over yet. From March 23-26, the U.S. Alpine Tech National Championships are going down. This is the biggest race the resort has hosted since the World Cup’s White Circus … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Visit Day

March 20, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Elementary School is hosting a Kindergarten Registration & Visit Day on Tuesday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. If you have a kindergarten-aged child, come see how your child can learn and grow in Waterville Valley’s … Continue reading

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Waterville Students Meet U.S. Ski Team Athletes

March 15, 2019

By Jan Stearns

One of the many benefits of living in Waterville Valley is the opportunity to watch and, if you’re lucky, meet world class skiers and riders. Waterville Valley Resort is hosting three high caliber events this month, including the U.S. Freestyle … Continue reading

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Register for Summer Camp

By Jan Stearns

It’s a sure sign of spring. Registration is now open for Waterville Valley Recreation Department’s awesome summer camp program. >> Get the deets

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Resort Insider: March 15-29

March 14, 2019

By Jan Stearns

The new issue of the Resort Insider activities calendar is ready for you to download. Get the scoop on everything that’s happening in Waterville Valley over the next two weeks. >> Resort Insider: March 15-29 Waterville Valley Resort will be … Continue reading

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