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Gigi’s Silver Streaks Nordic Report

March 20, 2018

By Jan Stearns

The Nordic Silver Streaks recently gathered for their end-of-season party.  The eloquent head Streak, Gigi Estes, reports. Light snow was falling, temperature at 22°F and the wind was blowing snow devils across the pond. Six Nordics had arrived and on … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Nordic Streaks Report

March 10, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Gigi Estes, the effervescent leader of Waterville Valley’s Nordic Silver Streaks, reports on the group’s March 7th gathering: Cloudy, 27°F. Finally we were able to offer our skate-ski clinic. Kari took off with five Nordics. The perfect place turned out … Continue reading

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No Hats! No Jackets!

March 6, 2018

By Jan Stearns

On Wednesday, February 28, the Nordic Silver Streaks met.  Head Nordic Streak, Gigi Estes, writes, “It was a beautiful spring day, bright sun, blue sky, 46°F, as 17 Nordics gathered. Three Nordics stayed at the South End, the others drove … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Nordic Report

February 26, 2018

By Jan Stearns

The Nordic Silver Streaks last met on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14.  After spending the morning on Waterville Valley’s cross country ski trails, head Nordic Streak Gigi Estes wrote: “Fantastic,” “beautiful,” “great skiing.”  Those were some of the exclamations when we … Continue reading

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Silver Streaks Senior Skiing Program

November 26, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s Silver Streaks program for ages 50+ is the longest running senior skiing program in the country. The Silver Streaks kick-off the 2017/18 season on Monday, Dec. 11.  Silver Streaks membership benefits include reserved parking in lot #1, special … Continue reading

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Silver Streaks Featured on WMUR-TV

March 9, 2016

By Jan Stearns

WMUR-TV (Manchester, NH) recently featured a story on Waterville Valley’s senior skiing program, the Silver Streaks. The Silver Streaks is the longest running, and some say the largest, senior skiing program in the country. WMUR-TV’s Escape Outdoors writer, Paula Tracy, … Continue reading

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New Silver Streaks Ski Pass

April 3, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s Silver Streaks – the longest running senior skiing program in the country – welcomes skiers 50 years young and over at Waterville Valley Ski Resort every Monday through Thursday (non-holiday) for fun, friendship and fabulous skiing! The 2013/14 … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Nordic Report

March 18, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Gigi Estes, head Nordic Silver Streak, reports on the group’s Friday, March 15 gathering… “This is better than Bretton Woods,” that was the exclamation as we were cruising down HB  Highway. So true, our trails are more undulating, with rises … Continue reading

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Gigi Reports on the Nordic Streaks

January 28, 2013

By Jan Stearns

Gigi Estes reported that last week’s frigid temperatures didn’t keep the Nordic Silver Streaks off the trails.  Read her report, below. Wednesday, January 23 was a most frigid morning, -3°F, at the Nordic Center. Fourteen hardy Nordics dared to be outside … Continue reading

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