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Trails Day Photos

October 6, 2018

By Jan Stearns

An enthusiastic group of WVAIA volunteers of all ages contributed their time and effort for the National Public Lands Day held on September 22, 2018. The crew worked on the south end of the Snows Mountain Trail in Waterville Valley. … Continue reading

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Brenda on the Ice Age Trail

September 23, 2018

By Jan Stearns

It’s always enjoyable, but sometimes challenging, catching up with Brenda Conklin. As my dad used to say, you won’t find any grass growing under her feet.  Brenda is always walking.  Somewhere.  Her accomplishments include the Appalachian Trail, the Long Trail … Continue reading

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Trails Day on Snows Mountain

September 17, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s outdoor club, WVAIA, is hosting a trail maintenance day on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon.  Meet by 8:30 a.m. at the gazebo in Town Square, then carpool to the Snows Mountain Trail.  Anyone willing … Continue reading

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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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Teen Hiking Club

July 5, 2018

By Jan Stearns

A local teen who loves to hike is looking for other like-minded teens to join her for hikes in and around Waterville Valley.  Nothing formal or fancy.  I caught up with Johanna by email and she told me that she … Continue reading

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Trails Day

June 5, 2018

By Jan Stearns

The Waterville Valley Athletic & Improvement Association (shortened to a much more manageable WVAIA) is hosting a Trails Day this Saturday, June 9.  Meet at the gazebo in Town Square by 8 a.m. to carpool to the Welch/Dickey trail head.  … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley: A Summer Vacation Worth the Money

April 20, 2018

By Jan Stearns

I was perusing Reader’s Digest online and found an article listing the 13 Summer Vacation Packages Worth the Money.  Guess who’s on the list?  Yup.  Waterville Valley.  Our Yankee Shangri-la is in good company among some pretty highfalutin vacation destinations, including:  Mt. … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Writer Publishes Book

March 2, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley property owner, Cheryl Suchors, just announced the release date for her new book, 48 PEAKS: Hiking and Healing in the White Mountains.  The book will be released on September 11, 2018. According to Cheryl, the key to a successful … Continue reading

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Over the Headwall: A Ski History of Tuckerman Ravine

December 9, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Weekends in February are already filling up with fun activities and events.  Mark your calendar for Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.  Jeff Leich, Executive Director of the New England Ski Museum in Franconia, will be the special guest at WVAIA’s annual … Continue reading

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Another Lost Hiker

November 25, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Just over a month ago I posted about a couple of lost hikers who needed assistance getting off Dickey Mountain Trail. Well, it’s happened again.  A couple of days ago New Hampshire Fish and Game conservation officers reported that a hiker … Continue reading

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