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Farewell Ol’ Faithful Diesel

April 10, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Last weekend Waterville Valley Resort bid farewell to the ol’ faithful diesel High Country double chairlift. It was only fitting that Butch Cushing, head of Lift Operations, loaded chair number 51 in honor of High Country’s 51 years of operation.  … Continue reading

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Music on the Mountain

April 3, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Bid Aloha to the ski season with a splash this weekend! Pond skimming returns to Waterville Valley Resort on Saturday, April 7.  The 7th annual Last Run Luau features three great bands performing in the ski area courtyard. This year’s … Continue reading

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Photos, Results National Freestyle Championships at Waterville Valley

March 30, 2018

By Jan Stearns

After this winter’s crazy weather and a nor’easter-filled March, last week’s weather and snow conditions were perfect for the US National Freestyle Championships at Waterville Valley. There were LOTS of happy athletes and spectators. And there were LOTS of starstruck … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Passholder Barbecue

March 28, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley Ski Resort will be showing some love to its season passholders at the annual end-of-season barbecue on Saturday, March 31, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on the deck at the Sunnyside Timberlodge.  Ski resort staff will be manning the grills … Continue reading

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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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How far will the cork soar?

March 12, 2018

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s Nordic Silver Streaks will have their end-of-season party on Wednesday, March 14 at the Koppel’s.  The head Nordic Streak, Gigi Estes, explained the history of their annual gathering. “When I first skied with the Nordics as Bob Slagle’s … 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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Resort Insider: March 2-15

March 1, 2018

By Jan Stearns

The Waterville Valley Resort Insider is hot off the press.  Click to download and find out what’s happening throughout the resort.  >> The Resort Insider: March 2-15, 2018

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Volunteers Needed for US National Moguls Championships at Waterville

February 27, 2018

By Jan Stearns

The nation’s best freestyle skiers will be competing for national titles this spring.  Waterville Valley Resort will host the U.S. National Moguls and Dual Moguls Championships from March 20-24.  I just heard from Jon Holmes, a parent volunteer with WVBBTS.  … 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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