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And the winner is…

January 12, 2018

By Jan Stearns

This morning was the cut-off to nominate a friend to win two Waterville Valley lift tickets AND a $50 mountain gift card.  At noon Frank Freeman played the role of Vanna White and clicked the button on a random number … Continue reading

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January Learn to Ski at Waterville Valley

January 11, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Did you know that skiing is New Hampshire’s official state sport?  If you’re not already a skier or snowboarder, then make it your New Year’s resolution to head to the mountains and try it! January is Learn to Ski & … Continue reading

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Passholder Bring-a-Friend Weekend

January 5, 2018

By Jan Stearns

On Saturday & Sunday, Jan. 6 & 7, Waterville Valley is offering a special Passholder Bring-a-Friend deal.  Accompany a friend to the ticket window and show your season pass to receive one $35 alpine lift ticket.  Or, present your pass … Continue reading

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Gigi’s Nordic Report

January 1, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Gigi Estes is back at it … organizing, encouraging and reporting on Waterville Valley’s Nordic Silver Streaks.  This group of senior cross country skiers meet on Wednesday mornings for a group ski followed by pastries, coffee and lunch at the … Continue reading

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Gigi is Back in Action with the Nordic Streaks

December 19, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s Nordic Silver Streaks meet on Wednesdays for skiing and socializing.  Gigi Estes, head Nordic Streak, reported on their Dec. 13th meet-up: Dear Nordics, Welcome back, everyone. First day of the season, and what a day it was. About … Continue reading

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Resort Insider: Dec. 15-24

December 14, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley is ramping up for the holidays.  Skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing conditions are awesome.  The tubing hill opens on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 16 & 17 (regular winter schedule goes into effect on Dec. 23).  The Nordic Center opened … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley gets a mention in NY Times

December 13, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Resort gets a mention in a New York Times article, “At Smaller (and Affordable) Ski Resorts, New Lodges, Lifts and Runs.” “With the size and variety to engage skiers for weeks, the ski industry’s big players like Aspen and … Continue reading

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Tis the Season for Silver Streaks

November 30, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Head Silver Streak Lori Fernandes writes, “Winter is in the air!  Yesterday it was 11 degrees in the valley with snow guns working hard to get more trails open.  In less than two weeks, we will be meeting again for … Continue reading

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Your Waterville Valley Homework Assignment

November 28, 2017

By Jan Stearns

Were you at Waterville Valley’s Welcome Back to Winter Party last Friday night?  It was awesome.  Really.  A standing room only crowd mingled, sipped and munched at the Waterville Valley Conference Center.  Waterville Valley’s CEO (and New Hampshire’s former Governor) … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Nordic Center Improvements

November 24, 2017

By Jan Stearns

I recently shared a post about why you should watch Waterville Valley this season.  A reader commented, In some earlier press reports there was mention of improvements to some Nordic trails as well. Can anyone comment on that? I put the question … Continue reading

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