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Gigi’s Nordic Report

March 1, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s intrepid Nordic Silver Streaks met on Wednesday. Gigi, leader of the Nordic Streaks, reports on another fine day on the trails. A blazing fire greeted us this morning when 12 Nordics gathered at the Adventure Center. It was … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Nordic Streaks Report

February 22, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Every week the coordinator of Waterville Valley’s Nordic Silver Streaks, Gigi Estes, pens a lovely summary of the group’s ski and snowshoe adventures. Wednesday, February 20, 2019 – by Gigi Estes: Since it is vacation week, I expected a handful … Continue reading

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Coffee with a Cop

January 29, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Join your Waterville Valley neighbors and public safety officers for a cup of coffee and some conversation this morning, Tuesday, Jan. 29, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Ski Area Base Lodge. There is no agenda and certainly no speeches. Coffee … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Nordic Ski Report

January 22, 2019

By Jan Stearns

The Nordic Silver Streaks gathered in Waterville Valley on Wednesday, Jan. 16 for another splendid day on the trails! Head Nordic Streak, Gigi, reports, “Though it was mostly cloudy, it was a balmy 24°F. I counted 26 Nordics, but not … Continue reading

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Gigi Reports

January 13, 2019

By Jan Stearns

This report should be titled, Linda Reports, as the heavy snow and poor driving conditions kept Gigi home on Wednesday, Jan. 9.  Linda substituted for Gigi and reported that seven Nordic Silver Streaks ventured out on the South Side following … Continue reading

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Walt Stockwell

January 8, 2019

By Jan Stearns

I just heard of the passing of Walt Stockwell, a long-time friend of Waterville Valley. I knew Walt as “The Flag Guy.”  He was an expert on the U.S. Flag Code and the history of the American flag. He loved … Continue reading

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Gigi Reports

January 7, 2019

By Jan Stearns

Gigi Estes, head Nordic Silver Streak, reports on the group’s January 2nd gathering.  “We are beginning the New Year with another perfect day! Ten Nordics gathered in the Adventure Center by a blazing, warming fire. After a cold night, the … Continue reading

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Alpine Silver Streaks

December 31, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Yesterday I posted Gigi’s report on the Nordic Silver Streaks. I don’t want the alpine Streaks to feel left out, so here’s an update on the alpine Streaks. The next meet-up of the Silver Streaks is Wednesday, Jan. 2nd. Apres … Continue reading

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Nordic Silver Streaks: Gigi’s Report

December 30, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Gigi Estes writes the best recaps of the Nordic Silver Streaks meet-ups. Here’s her latest installment from Dec. 19th. Another perfect day for skiing. Deep blue sky, sun, no breeze, 22°F, when nine Nordics gathered, enjoying a blazing fire at … Continue reading

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Opening Day for Silver Streaks

November 28, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s senior ski club, the Silver Streaks – the longest running senior skiing program in the country – is gearing up for another great season of skiing fun and camaraderie. Unlike some “senior” programs, you don’t have to be … Continue reading

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