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Guided Hike

May 12, 2016

By Jan Stearns

WVAIA members are invited to participate in the first guided hike of the spring/summer season on Saturday, May 14.  Join volunteer leader Gary Moak for a hike to the summit of Mt. Israel (2,630′).  This peak is 2.1 miles from … Continue reading

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Guided Hike

January 1, 2016

By Jan Stearns

Start off the new year with an invigorating winter hike! A WVAIA volunteer will lead a free guided hike to Snows Mountain on Saturday, Jan. 2.  Meet Gary and other interested hikers at the Town Square gazebo at 9 a.m. … Continue reading

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World’s Best Hikes

October 4, 2015

By Jan Stearns

Fall is my favorite time to hit the hiking trails.  The temperatures are comfortable, there are few bugs, the colorful leaves are beautiful, and the falling leaves open up spectacular views.   We’re so lucky to have easy access to dozens … Continue reading

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Brenda and Betty on the Trail

September 27, 2015

By Jan Stearns

In August, Betty Hanaway and Brenda Conklin hiked 115 miles on the Appalachian Trail, from the base of Mt. Katahdin to Monson, ME. These two tough ladies endured eight days of rain out of the 12 days they were on … Continue reading

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Guided Hike to Mt. Cardigan

July 30, 2015

By Jan Stearns

Join WVAIA volunteer Gary Moak on Saturday, Aug. 1 for a hike up Mt. Cardigan (3155′).  The hike will ascend via the Holt and Clark Trails; and, time permitting, return by completing the loop over Firescrew (3.064′) and down the … Continue reading

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Waterville Valley Guided Hikes

July 20, 2015

By Jan Stearns

Waterville Valley’s outdoor club, WVAIA, is offering free guided hikes on the following dates: (NOTE:  For all hikes, meet at 9 a.m. at the gazebo in Town Square) Tuesday, July 21 – Mt. Hedgehog Saturday, Aug. 1 – Mt. Cardigan … Continue reading

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Guided Hike to Snows Mountain Lookout

July 10, 2015

By Jan Stearns

Enjoy a FREE GUIDED HIKE to Snows Mountain scenic lookout on Saturday, July 11. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Town Square gazebo. This hike will ascend and return on the southern part of the Snows Mountain Trail. This is … Continue reading

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