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Guided Hike on Saturday

November 14, 2019

By Jan Stearns

They originally called it a fall hike, but it’s looking more like this Saturday’s guided hike should be considered an early winter hike.  Join guide, Dan Newton, on Saturday, Nov. 16 as he leads a group of hikers up a … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Guided Hikes

June 14, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Athletic & Improvement Association (much easier to call it WVAIA) is offering two guided hikes in June for members. Mt. Tecumseh Saturday, June 17 Steady ascending makes this hike MORE DIFFICULT.  When was the last time you hiked … Continue reading

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Guided Hike to Fletcher’s Cascades

December 29, 2016

By Jan Stearns

Members of WVAIA (Waterville Valley’s outdoor club) are invited to join volunteer hike leader, Gary Moak, on Saturday, Dec. 31, for a last-day-of-2016 hike to Fletcher’s Cascades.  The Fletcher’s Cascades, described by Arthur Goodrich in his 1892 Guide To Waterville … Continue reading

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Mt. Garfield Guided Hike

September 30, 2016

By Jan Stearns

WVAIA members are invited to join Brenda and Reggie for a guided hike to Mt. Garfield on Saturday, Oct. 1.  This 4500′ peak in the Franconia Range offers great views of the Pemigewasset Wilderness and prime leaf peaping away from … Continue reading

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WVAIA Guided Hike

August 5, 2016

By Jan Stearns

WVAIA members are invited to join WVAIA volunteer Gary Moak on Saturday, Aug. 6, for a hike up Hedgehog Mountain. According to hiker/writer Steve Smith, Hedgehog’s “name comes from the ranks of spruces that bristle along its crest and give … Continue reading

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Guided Hike to Mt. Cardigan

July 30, 2015

By Jan Stearns

Join WVAIA volunteer Gary Moak on Saturday, Aug. 1 for a hike up Mt. Cardigan (3155′).  The hike will ascend via the Holt and Clark Trails; and, time permitting, return by completing the loop over Firescrew (3.064′) and down the … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Guided Hikes

July 20, 2015

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s outdoor club, WVAIA, is offering free guided hikes on the following dates: (NOTE:  For all hikes, meet at 9 a.m. at the gazebo in Town Square) Tuesday, July 21 – Mt. Hedgehog Saturday, Aug. 1 – Mt. Cardigan … Continue reading

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Guided Hike: Snows Mountain Loop

January 23, 2015

By Jan Stearns

According to Gary Moak of WVAIA (Waterville Valley’s outdoor club), brilliant blue sky and deep snow provided perfect conditions for those on WVAIA’s guided hike to Timber Camp last Saturday.  Opinions differed regarding whether the single-digit temperatures enhanced the experience … Continue reading

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Guided Winter Hikes

December 29, 2014

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s outdoor club, WVAIA, just announced its 2015 winter guided hike schedule.  In addition to volunteers John Recine and Gary Moak, there will be two new hike leaders, Beth Madden and Brenda Conklin, which has enabled WVAIA to expand … Continue reading

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Reconstruction of Greeley Ponds Trail Completed!

October 22, 2014

By Jan Stearns

According to Dan Newton, president of WVAIA, the Greeley Ponds Trail reconstruction is complete! Newton anticipates that cutting of the trail to replace the old Flume Brook Trail will be completed at the end of this month. Check out these … Continue reading

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