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March 2013

Waterville Valley extends season

It’s late March and this snow is still hanging on! Even with temps a bit higher this week, the snow is staying smooth and grippy. It will be mostly cloudy on Friday March 29th, with some flurries expected throughout the day. Base depths are 20” to 30” with packed powder surface conditions. 44 trails will be open on Friday, along with 4 terrain parks and 4 lifts opening at 9am. Lift ticket prices for FENWAY FRIDAY are $43 for adults, $33 for college and teens and $23 for youths and seniors. Buy in advance online and save $10! In the... Read more →


Summer ski town

This was not a great year for ski areas… the lack of big snow, and perception of a lack of snow did not help. The ski business is becoming a year-round approach – and the places that can attract visitor. The first such resort in New Hampshire was Waterville valley, as it began as a summer resort, and then evolved into one of the region’s biggest ski areas. Today, as many ski areas try to reinvent themselves with enormous swings, mini golf, and rides, Waterville is returning to its roots, as a summer escape in the midst of mountains. Waterville... Read more →


WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH – The Margret and H.A. Rey Center Art Gallery opens an exciting new art exhibit on Friday March 22, 2013. The exhibit entitled “Fish Go To School” is a Waterville Valley Elementary School Student Art Exhibit. As part of the project, “Trout in the Classroom”, this exhibit is the result of a collaborative project between the Rey Center, the Pemigewasset Chapter of Trout Unlimited, the NH Fish and Game Dept.’s Watershed Education Program, Local Artist, Dianne Taylor Moore and of course the Waterville Valley Elementary School students. This exhibit runs March 15 - May 11. The gallery... Read more →


Waterville Valley, NH -. End the ski season with a celebration of the warm weather to come on April 6th. Come up to Waterville Valley Resort and skim across the water. You may not make it across the 100 foot pool but you will definitely be a crowd pleaser and a candidate for the “Best Wipe Out”prize! The day will be packed full of fun starting with Pond Skimming. Registration will be open to the first 75 brave-hearted competitors from 9-10 a.m. at the Event Table on the second floor of the Base Lodge. This is a free to enter,... Read more →


Concord, NH – The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center is looking for a few good kids to apply for their annual Alex Higgins Memorial Space Camp Scholarship. Each year, the Discovery Center selects three New Hampshire students between the ages of 9 and 18 to participate in simulated astronaut training at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Applicants must be NH residents between the ages of 9 and 18. The competitive scholarship covers the full cost of tuition, room and board; transportation costs to Huntsville, AL are not included. Deadline is March 31, 2013. The application can be downloaded... Read more →


Waterville Valley Resort offers $17 St. Patrick's Day lift tickets

$1 on April 1 (No Kidding) Waterville Valley Resort, NH--All lift tickets at Waterville Valley on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 2013, will be only $17. Not only will you get a deal on lift ticket; stay over for entertainment and après specials at T-Bars Restaurant and Buckets, Bones & Brews. Buckets will have specials all day long and live music. Kick back on the deck and work on that Irish Goggle Tan Then, lift tickets will be only $1 for everyone on April Fool's Day (April 1, 2013). Not a joke!! Waterville Valley was designed and planned specifically as... Read more →


Waterville Valley Resort, NH --There is a full basket of activities being offered at Waterville Valley Resort on Easter weekend. Whether it’s a sunrise mountainside service or an Easter egg hunt, the focus at this Easter will be on reconnecting with the family. On Saturday, March 30, the Recreation Department is offering Paint Your Own Pottery from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Choose from a variety of ceramic pieces, paint it, then leave it with the Rec. Dept. to fire it and then return it to you. From 1-3 p.m. the Recreation Department is hosting the annual Easter Egg Coloring... Read more →


$1 on April 1 (No Kidding) Waterville Valley Resort, NH--All lift tickets at Waterville Valley on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 2013, will be only $17. Not only will you get a deal on lift ticket; stay over for entertainment and après specials at T-Bars Restaurant and Buckets, Bones & Brews. Buckets will have specials all day long and live music. Kick back on the deck and work on that Irish Goggle Tan Then, lift tickets will be only $1 for everyone on April Fool's Day (April 1, 2013). Not a joke!! Waterville Valley was designed and planned specifically as... Read more →