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First Redliner Patch Recipient

September 10, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Congratulations Jim St. Cyr, the very first recipient of the Waterville Valley Redliner 125 Patch! This summer the Waterville Valley Recreation Department launched the new WV Redliner 125 Patch program. To earn the patch, hikers must complete a total of … Continue reading

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Resort Insider: Aug. 30-Sept. 17

August 30, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Crisp, cool nights have moved into the Valley confirming that fall is just around the corner. My advice is to get up here and enjoy the final days of summer before snow flies!   >> Resort Insider: Aug. 30-Sept. 17 Weekend … Continue reading

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Resort Insider: August 16-29

August 16, 2019

By Jan Stearns

If you aren’t already in the Valley, I sure hope you’re in your car and making your way north to spend the weekend playing or relaxing in our mountain aerie. What’s on tap? Oh, you know, the usual hiking, biking, … Continue reading

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‘The White Mountain’ Author to Speak at Rey Cultural Center

August 15, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Enjoy an early evening presentation at the Rey Cultural Center on Friday, Aug. 16, from 6-7 p.m. New Hampshire author Dan Szczesny will talk about his newest book, The White Mountain.  From the vaulted heights of Mt. Washington, New England’s … Continue reading

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Denali Challenge

August 8, 2019

By Jan Stearns

It’s time once again for indomitable peakbaggers to gather in Waterville Valley for the 6th annual Denali Challenge. Beginning Friday, Aug. 9 and culminating on Sunday, Aug. 11, hikers are challenged to summit five peaks in and around Waterville Valley … Continue reading

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Introducing the Waterville Valley Redliner

July 25, 2019

By Jan Stearns

This is a share from visitwatervillevalley.com’s blog…  By Alyssa Walker Looking for a new challenge in the White Mountains of New Hampshire? Want to earn a patch for the most miles hiked in one range? Anyone from hiking newbies to … Continue reading

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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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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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Forest Bathing in Waterville Valley

August 2, 2018

By Jan Stearns

The mountains that embrace Waterville Valley were mapped as early as 1524 by explorers to the New World. The peaks surrounding the valley – Tecumseh, Osceola, Sandwich and Tripyramid – have offered the intrepid a place for solace, delight and … Continue reading

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