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Denali Challenge – Hike Five Waterville Valley Peaks

August 8, 2018

By Jan Stearns

It’s time once again for indomitable peakbaggers to gather in Waterville Valley for the annual Denali Challenge. Beginning Friday, Aug. 10 and culminating on Sunday, Aug. 12, hikers are challenged to summit five peaks in and around Waterville Valley equaling … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Hosts ‘Denali Challenge’

August 7, 2017

By Jan Stearns

With more than a dozen 4,000-foot peaks surrounding Waterville Valley, NH, an invitation has been issued to hikers to climb five of them in a single weekend of intense hiking, fun, and entertainment.   Waterville Valley’s 4th annual Denali Challenge will … Continue reading

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Denali Challenge not a total washout

August 15, 2016

By Jan Stearns

It seems that every weekend this summer has had perfect weather.  Just as we were gearing up for the Denali hiking challenge in Waterville Valley last weekend, Mother Nature decided to show us who’s boss.  The rain came rolling in … Continue reading

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Denali 5 Summit Challenge

August 9, 2016

By Jan Stearns

The Denali 5 Summit Challenge dares hikers to take on five mountains in and around Waterville Valley in one weekend! Join the challenge this weekend, Friday-Sunday, Aug. 12-14.  All you need to do (hmmm…that makes it sound soooo easy!) is … Continue reading

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Photos from the Denali Challenge

August 29, 2015

By Jan Stearns

The Denali 5 Summit Challenge may not be the biggest event that Waterville Valley Resort hosts each summer; but, what it lacks in numbers, it gains in altitude! Thirty-five hikers signed up for the challenge. There were competitors from Maine, … Continue reading

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Will you be alive after five?

August 11, 2015

By Jan Stearns

The Denali 5 Summit Challenge takes place this weekend (Aug. 14-16) in Waterville Valley! Some of New England’s highest peaks surround the Valley.  The Denali Challenge is to hike five of these peaks in one weekend – from Friday through … Continue reading

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Denali Challenge

July 26, 2015

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s proximity to some of New England’s highest peaks makes it a great hiking destination.  With more than a dozen 4,000-foot peaks surrounding Waterville Valley, hikers are being challenged to climb five of them in a single weekend in … Continue reading

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Denali 5 Summit Challenge in Waterville Valley

August 14, 2014

By Jan Stearns

It’s not too late to participate in the Denali 5 Summit Challenge in Waterville Valley the weekend of Aug. 15-17, 2014! Call Laurie at 1-800-GO VALLEY and let her know you’ll be participating, or stop by the Info Booth in … Continue reading

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Who will be Alive After Five?

August 13, 2014

By Jan Stearns

This weekend, hikers will be challenged to climb the equivalent of a trek up Denali, the highest point in the U.S., without even leaving New Hampshire! More than a dozen 4,000-foot peaks surround Waterville Valley.  Hikers are invited to hike … Continue reading

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Five Summit Challenge

July 17, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Resort just announced the Denali Challenge:  Summit five Waterville Valley mountains in a single weekend, August 16-18, 2013. Mount Denali (aka Mt. McKinley) is the highest mountain peak in North America, with a summit elevation of 20,320 feet … Continue reading

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