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Santa Arrives by Dog Team

November 18, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Kids wait 364 days for this special day.  On Saturday, Nov. 25, at 3:30 p.m. – snow or shine – Santa will ride into Waterville Valley Town Square pulled by a team of sled dogs.  The big guy in red … Continue reading

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Paintball Biathlon – CANCELLED

February 29, 2016

By Jan Stearns

NOTE:  The Paintball Biathlon has been CANCELLED due to limited terrain.  Bummer. If you’ve watched the Olympics and wondered how difficult the biathlon could be, now’s your chance to find out. Waterville Valley will hold its very own Paintball Biathlon … Continue reading

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Nordic Ski-Cross Postponed

February 24, 2016

By Jan Stearns

The Nordic Ski-Cross scheduled for this Saturday, Feb. 27 at Waterville Valley has been postponed.  Leah from the Nordic Center said she is working on a modified event, which will be a fun little sprint course through the terrain on … Continue reading

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Fat Bikes

January 31, 2015

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Resort has added fat bike rentals to its off-mountain offerings.  Fat bikes are mountain bikes with oversized tires designed to ride on unstable terrain like snow.  Developed in Alaska in the early 1980’s, fat bikes have grown in … Continue reading

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Nordic Silver Streaks keep on skiing!

April 5, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Even though the Silver Streaks program is over for this winter…and even though the Nordic Center is closed for the season…the Nordic Silver Streaks, headed up by Gisela Estes, keep on skiing!  The group gathered on Wednesday, April 3.  Gisela … Continue reading

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Nordic Silver Streaks Outing/Photos

March 25, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Gigi Estes, head Nordic Silver Streak, writes about the final meet-up and ski of the season on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Waterville Valley Resort… First day of spring. And a foot of fresh, fluffy snow. What a present from … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Report: Nordic Silver Streaks

March 10, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Gigi Estes, head Nordic Silver Streak, keeps us updated on what this active group of “senior” skiers are doing each week.  Read her Wednesday, March 6 report below… We were 9 Nordics gathering at the Nordic Center. The thermometer showed … Continue reading

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The Resort Insider: Feb. 1-8, 2013

February 1, 2013

By Jan Stearns

>> Download the Waterville Valley Resort Insider events calendar for Feb. 1-8, 2013! The warm temps and yucky rain have left Waterville Valley – good riddance, I say!  The latest conditions, according to Waterville Valley ski area: Fresh snow early … Continue reading

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