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Livermore: New Hampshire Ghost Town

July 27, 2017

By Jan Stearns

If you’ve hiked, walked or cross country skied around Waterville Valley, you’ve undoubtedly been on the Livermore Trail.  Livermore trailhead parking is located at the southern end of Tripoli Road (off West Branch Road) in Waterville Valley’s North End. Livermore … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Guided Hike Schedule

June 27, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s outdoor club, WVAIA, has three EASY hikes coming up in July, plus a trails day, and the annual July 4th picnic. The theme is water [appropriate with all the rain we’ve been having], as each hike leads to delightful … 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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Photos: National Trails Day

June 12, 2017

By Jan Stearns

WVAIA, Waterville Valley’s outdoor club, hosted a trail clean-up day on Saturday, June 3rd in honor of the National Trails Day.  Kudos to the energetic group of volunteers who came out to help cut back forest growth on Cascades Path. … Continue reading

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Help Maintain Waterville Valley’s Hiking Trails

May 30, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Do you enjoy spending time on Waterville Valley’s extensive hiking trails?  Ever wonder who maintains the trails?  Is there a group of trail fairies who magically do the work while you’re sleeping at night?  Is it some governmental agency with … Continue reading

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Guided Hike to The Scaur

December 2, 2016

By Jan Stearns

WVAIA members are invited to join hike leader John Recine on Saturday, Dec. 3, for a hike to The Scaur.  Meet at 9 a.m. at the gazebo in Town Square. The Scaur is a favorite hiking destination in Waterville Valley, … Continue reading

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Kathy Makes Hiking History

October 25, 2016

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley has produced some stellar athletes over the years, and not just of the skiing variety. Waterville Valley resident Kathy Finch is a skier; but, her real passion is backpacking. Kathy has hiked extensively in the Waterville Valley region.  … 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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Hiking Trail Maintenance Day

May 4, 2016

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s outdoor club, WVAIA, is hosting a trail maintenance day on Saturday, May 7, from 8 a.m to 12 noon.  Meet at Town Square gazebo at 8 a.m.  Bring a lunch and loppers if you have them. Trail work … Continue reading

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Buy a voluntary Hike Safe Card

April 30, 2016

By Jan Stearns

Hiking season is upon us, and that means it’s time to buy your voluntary Hike Safe Card … your back up plan in the great outdoors! Every purchase supports NH Fish and Game search and rescue efforts. The New Hampshire … Continue reading

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