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Waterville Valley’s New Green Peak Trail Names

Waterville Valley’s New Green Peak Trail Names

Headed to Green Peak. (Waterville Valley)

Ever wonder what the story is behind the names of your favorite ski trails? In celebration of New Hampshire’s newest trails, more than 600 people submitted trail name ideas and the stories behind them for Waterville Valley’s Green Peak trail name contest. Winners were chosen based on the character of the trail and the story behind it.  

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Green Peak Triple Chair Opening At Waterville Valley

Green Peak Triple Chair Opening At Waterville Valley

Waterville Valley Resort in white, with the new Green Peak trails to the left. (Waterville Valley)

After breaking ground on Waterville Valley’s Green Peak expansion in September, the new Green Peak Triple lift will debut Feb. 11 with an opening ceremony and ribbon cutting at 10 a.m.

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Northeast Openings Coming Fast And Furious

Northeast Openings Coming Fast And Furious

Thanks to a mix of natural and man-made snow, Sunday opens Nov. 23. (Sunday River)

A mild fall kept many Northeast skiers and riders fearing we might face another winter like last year, but the temps have dropped, snow has arrived and opening days are happening across the region.

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Waterville Valley Begins Green Peak Expansion

Waterville Valley Begins Green Peak Expansion

Waterville Valley has begun cutting 10 new trails on Green Peak. (Martha Wilson)

The smell of cut pine and the sound of chippers and heavy machinery are in the air as Waterville Valley Resort has begun trail work on a 45-acre, 10-trail addition to its slopes in New Hampshire’s White Mountain National Forest.

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Moguls Champion Hannah Kearney To Ski With Guests at Waterville Valley March 21

Hannah Kearney returns to WatervilleWaterville Valley Resort’s Hannah Kearney will be on the New Hampshire mountain to meet and ski with guests on March 21, 2015.

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New England Resorts Celebrate Patriots Victory

Patriots fans at SugarloafIt's be a free powder day at Waterville Valley Resort in New Hampshire today (Feb. 3). In celebration of the Patriots Super Bowl win, Waterville Valley is inviting all of New England to ski or ride for free as the finale of their Patriots Tuesday promotion run during the football season.

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Naughty Or Nice, Treat Yourself To Christmas On New England Slopes

Hannah Kearney and kids at Waterville ValleyHopefully there’s going to be some new ski gear waiting for you under the tree this year, and if you are lucky enough to be able to celebrate Christmas on the slopes this year, you’ll find some great deals and fun activities as well a some quieter runs before the vacation week starts.

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N.H Snowboarder Tours The Globe In 'Mr. Plant'

Mr. Plant filmMr. Plant, a Veeco Film production based on the travels of snowboarder and New Hampshire backwoodsman Pat Moore, follows Pat as he spends a season traveling around the world with the rest of the Volcom Snow family, friends and icons.

 

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Waterville Valley, Trail Smashers In Joint Snowmaking Project

snowmaking at Waterville Valley

Waterville Valley Resort and the Waterville Valley Black and Blue Trail Smashers (WVBBTS) / Snowsports Educational Foundationhave announced a joint project that is expected to yield significant upgrades in snowmaking for the 2014/15 season. T

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N.H. Tennis Open Swings Into Action At Waterville Valley July 18-20

Waterville Valley Tennis Center

Waterville Valley Tennis Center will host the 33rd annual New Hampshire Open Tennis Championships July 18 to 20. As one of the most important tennis events of the year, the $10,000 tourney is set on the 18 red clay court complex of the Waterville Valley Tennis Center. 

 

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Major Snowstorm Stokes Holiday Season For Northeast Resorts

Loon Mountain Powder Day

The first major snowstorm of the 2013-14 winter season rolled through the Northeast this past weekend, dropping up to two feet of snow on ski areas from Pennsylvania through Maine. 

 

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Celebrate Fall With Columbus Day Weekend Events In East

Hunter Mountain's Oktoberfest

Many mountain resorts and towns throughout the east will be hosting a variety of events and activities Columbus Day Weekend Oct. 12-14. Here is a sampling.

 

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Major Expansions Move Ahead At Okemo, Waterville Valley

Expansion at Waterville

Expansion announcements from Okemo Mountain Resort in Vt. and Waterville Valley in N.H. indicate the difficult economic times of the past few years may be becoming more distant.

 

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NH Resorts Add Lifts, More Snowmaking, Year-Round Attractions

Mount Sunapee

“A lot of resorts in the Northeast have been investing capital in new snowmaking technology,” Mount Sunapee’s Bruce McCloy told SnoCountry.com.  “This is a win, win, win proposition.  

 

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New Hampshire Summer Awaits Visitors From Metro Areas

Bretton Woods

New Hampshire has always been a popular place for city-dwellers to beat the summer heat, and the Granite State is ready to welcome travelers from the Boston and New York City areas, as well as metro regions farther south. 

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Ski NH Offers February 4-Packs For Use All Month; Limited Quantities

Waterville Valley

Timing is everything, and if you have considered a New Hampshire ski and ride vacation this month, your timing is corduroy perfect. Ski New Hampshire is offering substantial ticket savings that can be used during the Presidents’ Week holiday and beyond.

 

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No Need For Smoke And Mirrors; Mother Nature Takes Over

Gore Mountain

November and December is the time when ski area marketing and public relations types work overtime. The reason: Inconsistent fall weather, coupled with the start of the new season, brings out the most creativity. But, Mother Nature is taking over.

 

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New Hampshire’s Waterville Valley Offering FREE Skiing Through Sunday

Waterville Valley

This is the season that ski resort owners want to forget, but for hundreds of New England skiers and riders, the last week of the season at New Hampshire’s Waterville Valley Resort promises to be memorable – and free!

 

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Four Skiing Legends Headed For New Waterville HOF

Four people who have left an indelible mark on the development of Waterville Valley Resort in New Hampshire will be inducted into a new resort Hall of Fame March 31, 2012.

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